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Michael Melchior

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Rabbi Michael Melchior is a former Knesset member, rabbi, and activist. Since 1995, Melchior has been the chairman of Meimad, a modern Orthodox party, and served in the Knesset from 1999 to 2009. Melchior has served as rabbi of a Jerusalem congregation since 1986 and has been the titular chief rabbi of Norway since 1980.