Herzl Melmed

A native of South Africa, Herzl Melmed grew up in Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), where he was a student leader and activist who fought Apartheid and later lived in Israel during the Six-Day and the Yom Kippur Wars. Since immigrating to Colorado in 1976, he has been active in the local community and chairs ActionIsrael, a grassroots group of Christian and Jewish supporters of Israel. Together with Prof. Hazan, Mr. Melmed chaired a Middle East study group for 27 years and a Jewish-Muslim dialogue in Denver for two years.