Rabbi Melvin Granatstein, Emeritus
Rabbi Granatstein was educated at Yeshiva University where he received his B.A., M.A., and Rabbinic ordination and was a Mendel Gottesman Fellow in Talmud. A native of Toronto, Canada, Rabbi Grantastein has served our community for over 30 years. Since 1974 Rabbi Granatstein has ministered to the Green Road Synagogue and under his leadership the synagogue has become the premier congregational voice of Religious Zionism and Orthodoxy.
Rabbi Granatstein is a community chaplain, a member of the Jewish Community Relations Council and on the board of the Middle East Forum. He has published numerous scholarly and popular articles, taught at the College of Jewish Studies, and conducts numerous classes in Jewish text study. He directed the Va’ad HaChinuch of the Fuchs Mizrachi School in the formulation of an innovative Torah U’Madda curriculum.
Rabbi Granatstein and his wife, Malka live in Eretz Yisrael.