Rabbi Yuval Cherlow, Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivat Hesder Petach Tikva is a graduate of Yeshivat Har Etzion and a retired major in the IDF. After obtaining his Rabbinic Semicha, Rabbi Cherlow served as the Rav of Kibbutz Tirat Tzvi, and as a Rav at the Hesder Yeshiva in Chispin.
Rabbi Cherlow was amongst the founders of the Tzohar Foundation, a central Modern Orthodox foundation which works to build bridges between the religious and secular worlds. Rav Cherlow is a member of Governmental Ethical Committees, and of the Presidential Press Council of Israel.
Rabbi Cherlow is the author of numerous books and articles such as a commentary on Shir Hashirim, books on Rav Kook and Rav Soloveitchik and recently a new book on Prophecy. Additionaly, Rav Cherlow's answers to questions posted on the "Kipa" and "Moreshet" websites have been compiled and printed.