HaGaon HaRav Asher Weiss

Rav Asher Weiss shlita is among the most renowned and respected international halachic authorities. His unique blend of extraordinary Torah knowledge and profound insight brings disciples to hear his lectures, which are given weekly all over Israel. Rav Weiss also lectures to groups of doctors, lawyers, and other professionals seeking halachic guidance in their specialist fields. A prolific writer, Rav Weiss has written a hugely popular series on insights on different tractates of the Talmud, and, most recently, a book on Medical Halachic Issues – From the Responsa Minchas Asher, which was extremely well received by an unprecedented spectrum of the Jewish community. Rav Weiss is the Av Beis Din of Beis Darchei Torah and Rosh Kollel of a prestigious Kollel in Jerusalem, where Torah scholars receive training in halachic ruling, and go on to serve communities as Rabbanim and Dayanim. Rav Weiss also serves as the Rabbi of the world renowned Shaare Zedek hospital in Jerusalem, and is responsible for answering questions that require a blend of Torah erudition, a background in medical knowledge, and unique sensitivity to the medical issues involved.