Rabbi Mordechai Green was born in Montreal, Canada in 1933. He became ordained as a Rabbi at Yeshiva University in 1958 and that same year was appointed as Rabbi of the Adas Israel Congregation in Hamilton, Ontario, a position he would hold for 60 years. Not only did he succeed in building institutions and transforming the Jewish landscape of his city, but his impact was felt globally. His story is one of dreams, visions and goals actualized through faith and determination. He died in Efrat, Israel in 2018 surrounded by his family and loved ones. He is survived by his wife, five children, 26 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren.