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  • Former Phoenix principal sues over gas chamber exhibit

    April 26, 2012 | 10:45 am

    A black Jewish woman is suing the Phoenix school where she formerly served as principal for failing to respond to complaints about a fake gas chamber set up outside her office and then firing her.

    Millicent McNeil, who was fired from the Mission Charter School last May 13, filed a...

  • Michelle Obama related to black rabbi

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    September 3, 2008 | 9:20 pm

    I think at this point we can agree that Barack Obama’s outreach to Jewish voters has digressed into the absurd. Michelle Obama is now claiming relation to one of the most prominent black rabbis in the United States.

    What’s that? Oh, the Obama campaign actually had no comment about this revelation from The Forward. Odd. I would imagine this would help shore up some support. Well, it’s an interesting story anyway.

  • Michele Obama’s cousin’s cousin is a rabbi; Abbas met with Kuntar

    September 3, 2008 | 12:59 am

    Michelle Obama's Cousin Has Family Link to Most Prominent Black Rabbi in U.S.

    A cousin of the wife of Barack Obama, the Democratic presidential nominee, is a cousin of this country's most prominent black rabbi, according to a report in The Forward.

    Rabbi Capers Funnye is chief rabbi...