Eliyahu Schleifer

Cantor, teacher & researcher (HU, HUC)
1939 -

Dr. Schleifer is Professor of Sacred Music and Director of the School of Sacred Music at HUC-JIR/Jerusalem. He began his musical training at the age of 5 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. Ph.D., University of Chicago (1970)