Rabbi Shlomo Levy the Kiryat Gat Hesder Yeshiva is headed by Rabbi Shlomo Levy, who was born in Casablanca, Morocco and immigrated to Israel with his family as a young boy. He began his educational career in 1974, serving as a teacher a Yeshivat Har Etzion, and also as the head of the Halacha Kolel. Rabbi Levy gives classes at Beit Morasha in Jerusalem, at Yeshivat Shavei Hevron and at Yeshivat Birkat Moshe in Ma'ale Adumim. Rabbi Levy also serves as an invigilator for the halachic counselors at Nishmat women's' seminary. In 2003 he published a book Sharei Ora about laws of purity and impurity. Rabbi Levy is married to Nitzchia, daughter of Rabbi Chaim David Halevy, the former chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv-Yaffo. They reside in Neve Daniel in Gush Etzion.
Rabbi Shimon Peretz was born in 1975 in Kiryat Gat. He studied at the State religious Yore Deah School whose students come from religious and traditional backgrounds. He attended "Netiv Meir" high school in Jerusalem. Rabbi Peretz studied for eight years at Yeshivat Merkaz HaRav and at age 30 completed studies for the rabbinate in a kollel at Alon Shvut. By age 26 he had written his first book, Reshfei Da'at (Sparks of Knowledge) which received certification by chief Rabbis Shapira, Ovadia Yosef, Bakshi-Doron and Rabbi Nebenstahl. Rabbi Peretz is married to Tehilla and they have six children.