Rabbi Barry Gelman is rabbi of the Denver Kehilah. He has served in pulpit positions for over
twenty -five years. Previously, Rabbi Gelman served as Rabbi of United Orthodox Synagogues
of Houston, Congregation Shaar Hashomayim in Montreal, Canada, as well as Assistant Rabbi at
Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun and the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale, both in New York City.

Rabbi Gelman grew up in Oceanside, New York and studied at Beit Midrash L’Torah for a year
and a half before attending college. He received his bachelors and masters from Yeshiva
University and Rabbinic Ordination from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. Rabbi
Gelman is a member (and Past President) of the Rabbinic Advisory Council of State of Israel
Bonds. He also served on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America. Rabbi
Gelman is a Board Member of Jewish Family Services Houston, Past President of the Houston
Rabbinical Association and was previously a member of the Board of Directors of the Houston
Jewish Federation. Rabbi Gelman is married to Gabrielle, and they have five children and one
fantastic daughter-in-law.