Rabbi David Bigman has been the Rosh HaYeshiva at Yeshivat Ma’ale Gilboa since 1995. Rabbi Bigman served in the Israeli army, studied in Yeshivat Merkaz Harav and in Yeshivat Netzech Yisrael (with Rabbi Yisroel Zev Gustman) and received rabbinic ordination at Mechon Ariel in Haifa. From 1983 until 1988, Rabbi Bigman served as the Rabbi of Kibbutz Maale Gilboa and from 1987 until 1992 he served as Rosh Yeshiva in Yeshivat haKibbutz HaDati Ein Tzurim. He was one of the founders of Yeshivat HaKibbutz HaDati laBanot (which later became Midreshet haBanot b’Ein Hanatz”iv). He is active in issues pertaining to society and halacha, including Mesuravei Get, the organization Maaglei Tzedek, and dialogue between secular and religious Israelis.