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We welcome you and your interest in Beth Shalom B’nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation (House of Peace for the Children of the Ancient Ethiopian Hebrews).
As stated in Psalm 133:1, “…how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!”
You’re invited to join Beth Shalom B’nai Zaken E.H.C.
Erev Shabbat Services – 7:00 pm
Shabbat Services – 10:30 am
Afternoon Service – 4:00 pm
For information contact:
Beth Shalom B’nai Zaken E.H.C.
6601 S. Kedzie
Chicago, IL. 60629
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New York Times
Black Rabbi Reaches Out to Mainstream of His Faith
By: NIKO KOPPEL
Photo by: Sally Ryan for The New York Times
Published: March 16, 2008
CHICAGO — Having grown up in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Capers C. Funnye Jr. was encouraged by his pastor to follow in his footsteps. Instead, he became a rabbi. Read More
New York Times
By ZEV CHAFETS
Photo by: Alec Soth/Magnum, for The New York Times
Published: April 2, 2009
Rabbi Capers Funnye celebrated Martin Luther King Day this year in New York City at the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, a mainstream Reform congregation, in the company of about 700 fellow Jews — many of them black. The organizers of the event had reached out to four of New York’s Black Jewish synagogues in the hope of promoting Jewish diversity, and they weren’t disappointed.