Rav Goldenberg was born in Australia.

His grandparents however were born in Israel, Living in different places such as Yafo, Tzfat, Tiberias, and Hebron.

Rav Goldenberg was brought up in Jewish schools and is most thankful to his Rabbi, Rabbi Landau, who was his first Gemara teacher in Australia.

He was exposed to Rabbis who had learned under he Chofetz Chaim such as Rav Baruch Abranuck and Rav Yehuda Kapinsky, who learned under the Chofetz Chaim for 14 years.

He also had the merit to be in the presence of Rav Yakov Yosef Schick who was a descendant of the illustrious Maharam Schick of Hungary.

Rav Goldenberg studied Medicine in Australia, but because he was a Kohen and the difficulties that came with studying medicine and being a Kohen, he discontinued the process.

Instead, he came to Israel and finished his degree in Biochemistry from Bar-Ilan University.

After finishing his degree, he went to Yeshivat Mercaz HaRav for 12 years studying under Rav Tzvi-Yehuda Kook zt'l for 5 years several hours daily and for 7 years a couple times a week.

He also studied under Rav Tzvi Tau for many years as well as Rav Shlomo Aviner, Rav Shaul Yisraeli, and Rav Avraham Shapira.

He has been teaching full-time at Machon Meir for 30 years.

He and his wife settled the land in many places at the calling of Rav Tzvi-Yehuda such as Hebron, Beitar, Yamit, and Kedumim.

He has made his home with his wife, 8 children, and numerous grandchildren Bli Ayn Hara.

He made his permant home in Jerusalem in the neighborhood in Givat Shaul for many years.

Rav Goldenberg says that Rav Tzvi-Yehuda showed him a new dimension to the Holy Torah which changed his Torah perception forever.

He also teaches classes on Kuzari, Gemara, Chofetz Chaim, and the teachings of Rav Tzvi-Yehuda.

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