Rabbi Elie Mayer is the co-founder and Mashgiach Ruchani of Tiferet, the popular post-high school Midrasha in Ramat Beit Shemesh. Rabbi Mayer is well-known for his passion and love for Eretz Yisrael and Am Yisrael and his novel insights into Yemot HaMashiach. Rabbi Mayer was born and raised in Toronto, Canada, graduated with a BA from York University and made Aliya with his wife, Melanie in 1997. Rabbi Mayer received Smicha from Dayan Zalman Nechemia Goldberg. He is also a Talmud Muvhak of the renown Tzaddik of Yerushalayim, HaRav Mordechai Machlis shlita and is one of only two to receive Rav Machlis’s Smicha. Before founding Tiferet, Rabbi Mayer was a beloved teacher at Machon Gold, Yeshivat Reishit Yerushalayim, Midreshet Lindenbaum and Midreshet Moriah. He has also inspired countless others through his lecturing for the Hebrew University Overseas Program, Isralight, Aish HaTorah, and Birthright. In 2005, Rabbi Mayer and Rabbi Azriel Rosner founded the Tiferet Midreshet in Ramat Beit Shemesh. Tiferet has thrived and currently has 74 Shana Alef Student and 12 Shana Bet Students from all over the US, Canada, England and Australia. Rabbi Mayer, Melanie and their seven children live in Ramat Beit Shemesh.
Field / Profession: Educator, Leadership & Motivation
Educator at: Midrasha
Speaking Topics: Torah, Israel, Eretz Yisrael, Inspirational, Mussar/Character Development, Jewish Education, Halacha & the Modern World, Campus/Students, Other
Sample Topics - General:
Mashiach and Technology, Jurassic Park and Techiyat HaMeitim, Dealing with Anxiety through the Teachings of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov, Rationalist Messianism, Is There an End of the World, Teshuva: What’s Love Got To Do With It?, The 5 W’s of Gog u’Magog, The Interface of Genetics and Nanotechnology with Messianic Prophesies, Mashiach Arrives! Now What?, Basheret: Reality or Fantasy, Why We Should Care About What Other People Think, The Avot and the Cult of Personality, What On Earth Is The World To Come?, Who Is Relgious?, Rebuilding the Beit HaMikdash through Chesed, What’s My Tachlis?, What Michael Jackson Taught Me About Mystery, Tzeddaka: Berger’s Can Be Choosers,
Sample Topics - Israel Related:
The State of Israel: Fate or Fallacy, Spectator Zionism and Becoming a Player in the Fate of Am Yisrael, The Start Up Nation: the Economy in Yemot HaMashiach, Is Herzl Mashiach Ben Yosef?,
Personal website: www.tiferetcenter.com
Languages: EnglishMizrachi discount available for this speaker!
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