Anthony Manning has an MA in Law from Oxford University and was a successful commercial lawyer and lecturer in London. He moved to Israel in 2002 in order to pursue a rabbinic career; he studied at the Jerusalem Kollel and received Semicha from Rabbi Zalman Nechemya Goldberg and Rabbi Yitzchok Berkovitz. He is a member of the Rabbinical Council of America (RCA).
Since 2017 Rabbi Manning has been Co-Director of Midreshet Tehillah, having moving from Michlelet Mevasseret Yerushalyim (MMY), where he was the senior rabbinic educator for many years. He is a Senior Lecturer at Midreshet Rachel V’Chaya College for Women, and Shapell’s Darche Noam Yeshiva (www.shapellsjerusalem.com) and gives a regular weekly shiur at the OU Israel Center in Jerusalem.
Rabbi Manning has also taught at many other seminaries and educational institutions in Jerusalem, lectured at the Women’s Learning Initiative program at the Lander Institute’s Jerusalem Academic Center, and gives guest lectures at Beit Knesset HaNasi and the Emunah National Religious Women’s Organization. He lives with his wife Sarah in Alon Shevut. Their son and daughter recently finished their national service – Asher in an IDF combat unit and Yael in Sherut Leumi working with special needs children.
Rabbi Manning speaks regularly as a Scholar-In-Residence in communities across the US, Canada, UK and Israel. To invite Rabbi Manning to speak in your community, please use this Contact Form.
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