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A.M.E., Rhythm and Jews


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/wandering_jew/article/ame_rhythm_and_jews_20060224

It's Friday night, and as I wander toward the entrance of Temple Emanuel, a Reform synagogue in Beverly Hills, an usher approaches and asks brightly, "Are you with the choir?" I'm African American, but I'm not with the choir, at least not with the choir of Temple Bryant A.M.E. Church, which is visiting the synagogue tonight. I smile through a twinge of annoyance.

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