Tzvi Graetz

Tzvi Graetz

Rabbinic Leadership Initiative Cohort VII

Rabbi Tzvi Graetz serves as the Rabbi in Kehilat Hod Ve-Hadar in Kfar Saba. He facilitates and performs Bar-Bat Mitzvah ceremonies and Weddings in Israel in a pluralistic atmosphere. Before that he served as the executive director of Masorti Olami and MERCAZ Olami. Rabbi Graetz is a graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem with a B.A. in both Talmud and Political Science, as well as a M.A. in Non-Profit Administration. He was ordained in 2003 from the Schechter Rabbinical School. He has served as a member of the Executive of the World Zionist Organization and of the board of JNF Israel, advancing the interests of religious pluralism world-wide. He is married to the author Dr. Shirley Graetz. They have 3 children and live in Jerusalem.