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Selected Media Appearances

July 22, 2023

Israelis Call for an End to the Persecution of Falun Gong in China

HAIFA, Israel—A rally was held in front of the Chinese embassy in Tel Aviv on July 20 to call for an end to the 24-year persecution of Falun Gong in China.

March 16, 2022

Interfaith leaders to host Jerusalem protest for peace in Ukraine

November 25, 2021

King Harald and Crown Prince Haakon celebrate the centenary of the Norwegian Synagogue

King Harald and Crown Prince Haakon of Norway have marked the 100th anniversary of the Synagogue in Oslo.

November 23, 2021

How Green Can Judaism Get?

With the climate crisis at the forefront of the national conversation, there has been an uptick in religious communities integrating sustainability into their own practices. Will this set a new standard going forward?

July 4, 2021

As Secular Peace Effort Stutters in Israel, Religious Mediators Hope to Step In

The inclusion of an Islamist party in Israel’s government has spurred a group of imams and rabbis hoping to build a religious-based peace movement.

January 17, 2021

Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy alive in Israel

Attack on US Capitol engenders new thoughts on civil rights icon’s calls for peace


Rabbi Michael Melchior is interviewed on Turkish TV

"Religion needs to be at the forefront of peace making."

February 1, 2023
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Bridge Builder Award 2021

Rabbi Melchior received the Norwegian Bridge Builder's Award, alongside H.E. Dr. Mohammad bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, Secretary General of the Muslim World League and H.E. Rev. Prof. Dr. Ioan Sauca, acting Secretary General of the World Council of Churches.

November 24, 2021
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20 Years of Meitarim - Conference of "Integrated Life in the State of Israel"

Watch snippets of speeches by Rabbi Michael Melchior, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, President Isaac Herzog and more!

November 2, 2021
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Why is Integrated Education an investment in a better Israeli society?

Meitarim is revolutionizing education in Israel through creating a framework for integrated education and society.

December 6, 2020
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Opinion Pieces

Published Op-Eds

November 22, 2020

Effi Eitam is a deplorable choice to head Yad Vashem

The Times of Israel

The former lawmaker has espoused views about Arabs that violate the spirit of the World Holocaust Remembrance Center's mission

July 2, 2020

‘Zion shall be redeemed with Justice’: Why I oppose annexation

The Times of Israel

The fact that another nation lives with us here in the Land of Israel is not a mistake of Providence. We are destined to live here together in peace

June 21, 2020

Open Letter to Chairman of JNF, Danny Atar

Rabbi Melchior writes to the chairman of the KKL-JNF appealing for a Sumarin family not to be evicted from their home in Silwan.

January 16, 2017

Don’t dismiss the Islamic ruling on suicide attacks

The Times of Israel

Make no mistake: When a top Muslim cleric stopped permitting these deadly terror acts, it mattered -- a lot

Chapters & Academic Articles


Michael Melchior

Sheikh Abdullah Nimer Darwish



Michael Melchior

Establishing a Religious Peace



Michael Melchior

Opening the Tent of Peace


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