Rabbi Benjy Myers is a native of the UK, spending his teenage years in London and other parts of his childhood in Israel and Australia before making Aliyah with his wife, Ayelet, in 2000. He holds a degree in Jewish Studies from the London School of Jewish Studies (University of London), a teaching diploma from the Herzog Teachers’ Training College and Semicha from the Israeli Chief Rabbinate.
The Myers family – Ayelet, Benjy and their six children – spent five years on shlichut in Dallas, TX, before returning to Israel where they now live as members of Kibbutz Migdal Oz.
Rabbi Myers serves as the Director of Education in Ohr Torah Stone’s Straus-Amiel | Beren-Amiel Institute, training rabbis and educators in Israel for leadership positions throughout the Jewish world, and has also served as a chazzan in numerous communities in Israel, the USA, UK and Northern Ireland.
An experienced and accomplished educator, Rabbi Myers blends knowledge, a passion for teaching and a healthy dose of humour into his sermons and lectures.