Rabbi Yehuda Henkin is the author of three volumes of halachic questions and answers, Bnei Banim, the Torah commentary Chibah Yeteirah, and more than a hundred articles in periodicals and journals. Born in the United States in 1945, he studied for six years with his grandfather, the famous posek Rabbi Yosef Eliyahu Henkin, zt"l, from whom he received rabbinical semichah. He is also a graduate of Columbia University. Following his aliya to Israel in 1972, Rabbi Henkin served as the Rabbi of the Beit Shean Valley prior to moving to Jerusalem. Since its inception in 1990, Rav Henkin has been the Halachic Authority for Nishmat, including the Keren Ariel Yoatzot Halacha Training Program, Nishmat's Golda Koschitzky Women's Halachic Hotline, and www.yoatzot.org, Nishmat's Women's Health and Halacha Website.