Rabbi Da’vid Sperling, Rosh Beit Midrash at Nishmat, was born in Sydney Australia. He studied at Yeshivat Machon Meir and with Rabbi Shlomo Aviner at Yeshivat Ateret Kohanim. Rav Sperling received advanced rabbinic ordination from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel, as well as from Rabbi Yehuda Henkin. Rav Sperling is a popular teacher of Halacha at Nishmat and taught for many years at Machon Meir. He has published many halachic articles in journals and on the internet.