Georgetown backdrop


Michael Melchior headshot

Michael Melchior


This individual is not a direct affiliate of the Berkley Center. They have contributed to one or more of our events, publications, or projects. Please contact the individual at their home institution.

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.