Rav Menachem Copperman was born in Dublin, Ireland and at the age of 3 made aliya with his family, and grew up in Petach Tikva.
After finishing high school in Sha’alvim in 1993, Rav Menachem moved to Yeshivat Beit El, where he learned for six years and fulfilled his IDF army service requirements in the artillery unit.
In 1999 he then moved to “Eretz Chemda” Kollel for Dayanim, where he studied for 8 years and completed his Smicha certification as Rabbi (“Yoreh Yoreh”) and Dayan (“Yadin Yadin”) from the Israeli Chief Rabbinate,
Rav Copperman also has a BA degree in Jewish History and is a certified mediator.
During his years of study he pursued his passion for teaching by giving a weekly halacha shiur for women in Katamon for seven years and many shiurim in Bet El and Ramat Bet Shemesh.
Rav Copperman is married to native Israeli Michal, has six children and one new grandchild.
In 2001 the Copperman family moved from Bet El to Ramat Bet Shemesh and in 2006 Rav Copperman started serving as the Rav of Kehillat Ahavat Tzion, a Dati-Leumi, young and thriving kehilla.
From 2008 to 2017 Rav Copperman served since 2008 as head of Semicha program and Ra”m in Yeshivat Lev HaTorah, Ramat Bet Shemesh – a yeshiva for post high school American young men.
Rav Copperman has also been teaching a special business ethics course in Shaa’rei Mishpat law school in Hod Hasharon since 2008, and has served as a Dayan on monetary cases in a local Bet Din during the years 2008-2014.
In 2015 Rav Copperman decided to follow his passion and dream, and put his expertise as Dayan in Jewish monetary law to practice by founding Kadat V’Kadin – a Halachic-Legal practice, in which he litigates monetary disputes in Din Tora, consults private people and businesses in the areas of Jewish Monetary Law, and is involved in Halachic Estate Planning in cooperation with some of the leading law firms in Israel and the US.
Over the past few years, Rav Copperman has helped dozens of clients resolve their monetary disputes cases via Bet Din, and is trusted by clients to litigate Din Torah cases with millions of dollars at stake. In addition, Rav Copperman’s office has drafted hundreds of Halachic Wills and has lectured in more than 50 communities throughout Israel and around the world on this topic.