On November 6, 2008, Rahm Emanuel accepted an offer from President-elect Barack Obama to become the White House Chief of Staff in Obama’s administration, which begins on January 20, 2009. Emanuel was born in Chicago, Illinois. His father, Benjamin Emanuel, a Jerusalem-born pediatrician, was a member of the Irgun. His mother, Martha Smulevitz, was the daughter of a Chicago union organizer and worked in the civil rights movement.
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