Rabbi-in-chief: Barack Obama’s Jewish connection

Rabbi Capers Funnye is in a tiny minority in the US: he’s an African-American Jew. He’s also Michelle Obama’s cousin and has the ear of the US president. Zev Chafets meets the charismatic leader who wants mainstream Judaism to accept that Israelites don’t have to be white. Rabbi Capers Funnye celebrated Martin Luther King Day […]