Rav Menachem received Semicha from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel, holds a B.Sc in
Computer Science, and an M.A. in Judaic Studies.
Before coming to Machon Meir he taught both Israelis and overseas students in various yeshivot and seminaries, including Yeshivat Har Etzion, Yeshivat Hesder Ma'aleh Efraim, Orot College and Pardes.
He also served as the director of the Hillel-Hecht Beit Midrash Program for overseas students at the Hebrew University, ran Jewish Identity and conversion preparation programming for new immigrants
and Israelis on Israel's college campuses, and for ten years was the community Rabbi of Alon,
a joint secular and religious Yishuv in the Judean hills.
A certified ADR mediator (Megasher), he is also an active member of "Tzohar" Rabbis, and served in the IDF's tank corps.