Speaker Profile Rabbi Doron Perez

Rav Doron Perez is currently Executive Chairman of the Mizrachi World Movement. He studied for 10 years in some of Israel’s leading Yeshivot, culminating in receiving Rabbinic ordination. He served in the I.D.F as part of the Hesder Program, and has a BA in Jewish Education and an MA in Jewish History.

He served the South African Jewish community for 15 years (2000-2014) in multiple leadership roles; as a community leader, Rabbi and educator.  He served as the Rabbi of the Mizrachi Movement of South Africa during these years, the Senior Rabbi of the vibrant Mizrachi shul in Johannesburg, and the Head of School of the Yeshiva College schools, the first and largest Torah school in Southern Africa. 

Rav Perez returned to Israel with his family within 2014 to take up a new position as CEO at the Mizrachi World Movement. He is the driving force behind the re-invigoration of the Mizrachi Movement worldwide. Since assuming his position, Rav Perez has focused on organizational transformation and innovative programming with the collective goal of making Jewish and Zionist identity as relevant and transformative in communities throughout the Diaspora. 

Rav Perez is a renowned orator, and is a sought after speaker and scholar in residence in communities around the world. He has authored two books - Leading the Way - a collection of writings on some of life’s most important matters, and The Jewish State: from Opposition to Opportunity - a Vision for Unity in Israel and Why the World Needs it.

He is married to Shelley who is an accomplished physical therapist and they live in Yad Binyamin together with their four children.


Speaker's Resources

Feb 11, 2024

eTiM-Online: Coping and Building Resilience in Challenging Times

Debbie Akerman, Dr. Danny Brom, Dr. Jennie Goldstein, Dr. Norman Blumenthal, Eli Beer, Nechama Munk, Rabbi Doron Perez, Rabbi Dr. Ari Sytner, Rav Yoni Rosensweig
Jan 9, 2024

e-TiM: Tisha B'av 2023

Dr. Rivka Schwartz, Dr. Yael Ziegler, Elana Stein Hain, Rabbi Doron Perez, Rabbi Dr. Ari Zivotofsky, Rabbi Jay Kelman, Rabbi Menachem Leibtag, Shulie Mishkin
Jun 12, 2023

e-TiM: The Virtual Sefirah Series

Dr. Marc Shapiro, Dr. Yael Ziegler, Rabbi Adam Mintz, Rabbi Adam Starr, Rabbi Aviad Tabory, Rabbi David Wolkenfeld, Rabbi Doron Perez, Rabbi Dr. Martin Lockshin, Rabbi Elli Fischer, Rabbi Hyim Shafner, Rabbi Jay Kelman, Rabbi Lee Buckman, Rabbi Menachem Leibtag
Apr 19, 2020