Rabbi Mordechai Shifman

Organization Affiliation

Emek Hebrew Academy

Bio Information

Rabbi Mordecai Shifman is Head of School at Emek Hebrew Academy - Teichman Family Torah Center. Since his arrival in 2011, Rabbi Shifman has had a tremendous impact on Emek and the valley community at large. Emek has grown to have a student population of over 700 students under his guidance. This is a direct result not only of his educational expertise but of his kind nature, positive attitude, and personal warmth. He has instilled a family-like environment at Emek. Rabbi Shifman studied under the tutelage of the venerable sage, Harav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach Zt”l in Jerusalem, followed by many years of study under the direction of Harav Yochanan Zweig Shlit”a at the Talmudic University of Florida, where he received his Yoreh Yoreh Semicha ordination.