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Rabbi Anthony Knopf

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.

Gratitude: More Than Just Manners

February 27, 2018, by

Many parenting writers emphasize the importance of teaching gratitude to children in order that they be polite. While the concept of derekh eretz incorporates refinement and etiquette, a Torah outlook considers gratitude to be much more than just politeness. Indeed, Rabbi Eliyahu Dessler (1892-1953) explains that the root of gratitude is the desire of a

Guiding Our Children in the Path of Avraham Avinu

February 7, 2018, by

When asked to identify a Biblical personality associated with hospitality, there is one person whom we all would choose. Avraham Avinu, to whom we allocate the general accolade of ish chesed (man of kindness) is particularly distinguished by his hachnasat orchim (hospitality), extended (in partnership with Sarah) with enthusiasm and under difficult circumstances to the