Rabbi Gideon Weitzman was born in England and studied in Israel, receiving rabbinic ordination from the Israeli Chief Rabbinate, and was the first Rosh Kollel of the Kansas City Community Kollel. He heads the English-speaking section of the Jerusalem-based Puah Institute for Fertility and Medicine in Accordance with the Halakhah. In this capacity he answers questions and counsels couples from all over the world on all aspects of gynecology and fertility. He has published several articles and book chapters in this field as well as many articles on other aspects of halakhah and Torah scholarship. In addition he teaches at several educational institutions in Israel and has published three books on the thought of Rav A.I. Kook.