Rabbi Alex Chapper

Senior Rabbi, Borehamwood & Elstree US

Rabbi Chapper has more than 20 years' experience in the rabbinate, and prior to joining BES was the rabbi of Ilford Federation Synagogue, Reading Hebrew Congregation and Hammersmith Synagogue. He spent seven years at the London School of Jewish Studies (LSJS) where he attained a London University degree in Jewish Studies, as well as Semicha. He pursued further study at yeshivot Mir and Darchei Noam in Israel. A pioneer in informal Jewish education, Rabbi Chapper has devised many innovative adult education programmes including the highly successful SpeedLearning, Diploma in Judaism and J Knowledge courses.As the Children’s Rabbi, he regularly visits Jewish schools encouraging young people to ask questions about Judaism, and runs the website.