Born in 1957 in Moldova in the former Soviet Union. Graduated with an MA from Arts University in Kishinev, Moldova. Made Aliyah in 1968 and studied in Yeshivat Bet El for 10 years. Completed his Phd in Sociology and Education at Tel Aviv University. Rabbi Fireman has been teaching at Machon Meir for 10 years and teaches in both English as well as Hebrew and Russian.