Eliyahu Schleifer, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Sacred Music; Former Director of the Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music

Contact Information

school/program: Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music
campus: Jerusalem

Dr. Schleifer served as Professor of Sacred Music and Director of the School of Sacred Music at HUC-JIR’s Taube Family Campus in Jerusalem.

He began his musical training at the age of five as a choirboy at the synagogue choir of Shirat Israel Institute. He studied violin and French horn at the New Jerusalem Conservatory of Music and served as teacher and lecturer at Rubin Academy of Music and Tel Aviv University.