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Rabbi Alon Meltzer - INAUGURAL RABBI

Rabbi Alon MeltzerRabbi Meltzer was the first employed Rabbi of the ACT Jewish Community, taking up his first position after being ordained at Yeshiva University's Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary in New York. 

Rabbi Meltzer was born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand and was involved in the Auckland Hebrew Congregation and wider Jewish community since he was a young child. His wife Linsay is originally from South Africa and lived in New Zealand since 2002. 

Together they formed a strong team that had the concept of community as their top priority

The ACT Jewish Community farewelled the Meltzer family in December 2017 as they embarked on a new life and working opportunities in Sydney.

The ACT Jewish Community will always be immensely grateful for the enthusiasm, creativity and dedication Rabbi Meltzer displayed throughout his time in Canberra.

Sat, 20 January 2018 4 Shevat 5778