Chaim Burg was born in New York and was strongly influence by the teachings of Rabbi J.B. Soloveitchik and Rabbi Z.D. Kanotopsky.
A graduate of Cooper Union, Burg spent most of his active business career as a communications consultant for major U.S. and international corporations.
A well regarded author and lecturer, he mainly deals with thought provoking views on the evolution of Halacha. Burg made aliya in 1975.