Rabbi Anthony Knopf is the Rabbi of Congregation Beth Ora in Montreal. He previously served as Associate Rabbi at Hampstead Garden Suburb Synagogue in London and as Rabbi of Camps Bay Shul in Cape Town.
He learnt in Yeshivot in Jerusalem and a Kollel in London and has Semicha (rabbinical ordination) from Rabbi Zalman Nechemia Goldberg. He also has a BA in Theology and Religious Studies from the University of Cambridge.
He teaches Torah in a way which shows its relevance to the issues people grapple with in everyday life and to social justice. He is passionate about understanding and teaching Jewish values and exploring the ways in which communities can reflect those values. He believes strongly in the power of community to bring out the best in people and to form a space for applying and living Jewish values.
He is married to Carly and is the proud father of Dovid, Rachelli, Yehuda and Avrami.