Michael was born in South Africa in 1940. He worked in Furniture Industry for 3 years until end of 1961. He studied Bachelor of Arts course at University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg completing 2 years majoring in English and Legal Theory. In 1965 he studied law for one year.
He entered the retail furniture and household goods business in 1966 and also real estate development. He made Aliyah in 1989 and ran business from Israel for 10 years, selling in December 1999. He sold all
real Estate in 2005.
In south Africa he was chairman of Israeli United Appeal and Communal Fund (1982-89), District Chairman: Zionist Revisionist Organisation (1975-89), President of Hebrew Order of David(HOD) (1972, 1975, 1982, 1986), Vice President of district HOD (1991-93). He wrote many explanatary articles on behalf of Israel.
After making Aliyah he commuted on a regular basis to South Africa until 2005 for business & family.
In 1991-93 he set up an organization "LETTERS TO ISRAEL"
He has organized 2 Betar reunions and one Provincial reunion,sold Holiday Timeshare, done commodity trading, sold jewellery and telemarketing at the Jerusalem Post.
Michael is the Vice-President of the Ra'anna HOD and has various other positions such as Secretary for Netanya HOD, Chairman "BETAR ASSOCIATION". He volunteers at ESRA SHOP in Kfar Saba, SAR'EL MILITARY ASSISTANCE, and HOD.
Michael enjoys cycling, nature walks, golf, reading and gardening.
He is married with 3 children.