Secular and Religious - Can we Walk Hand in Hand in Israel and in the Jewish World?
Michael Melchior, Jerusalem /Israel
The polarization seems to be growing. Do we have a common vision? How can we together build communities, schools and a society?
Michael Melchior serves as the Chief Rabbi of Norway and as rabbi of an orthodox community in Jerusalem.
1999-2009 served as MK in roles including Minister for Social Affairs and World Jewry; Deputy Minister of Education & Culture; and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs He is an internationally renowned Jewish leader, thinker and activist and a leading advocate for social justice in Israel (CAF), interfaith dialogue (Middle East Religious Peace Initiative) and a voice for peaceful co-existence. His father, son and daughter in law are teaching at Limmud this year, as well.