Rabbi Yochanan Bechhofer is a noted disciple of Rabbi Yaakov Weinberg zt”l, Rosh Yeshivas Ner Yisroel in Baltimore, and the acclaimed rabbinic authority and baal Machshava Rabbi Moshe Shapiro shlit”a.

In course of his 25 year eclectic teaching career he served as senior lecturer in renowned Yeshivas including Aish HaTorah in Jerusalem and Binyan Av, a yeshiva under the tutelage of Israel’s former Sephardic chief rabbi, Rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi Doron.

He is the author of the book “Even Shesiya”, a monumental work on the Rambam’s 13 Principles of Judaism and served as a Dayan in the rabbinic court, Chukas Mishpat,  under the auspices of Rabbi Chaim Pinchas Scheinberg zt”l.

Rabbi Bechhofer lectures around the world on Jewish philosophy and continues to do ground breaking research on the Rambam’s writings and is soon to publish Even Shesiya on the Rambam’s Sefer Hamitzvos.