Rabbi Breitowitz is the Rav of the Ohr Somayach Community in Jerusalem. He received his Rabbinical Ordination from the Ner Israel Rabbinical College in 1976; B.S. with honors from Johns Hopkins University; J.D (magna cum laude) from Harvard Law School in 1979; and a Doctorate in Talmudic Law from Ner Israel in 1992. He has lectured extensively throughout the US and Israel on medical, business, and family ethics. He has published numerous articles on bankruptcy, commercial law, medical ethics, family law, and halakha. In addition to being the Rabbi of Ohr Somayach Yeshiva in Israel, Rabbi Breitowitz was a Professor of Law at the University of Maryland and the Rabbi of the Woodside Synagogue in SIlver Spring MD.