Erev Rav Gabriel Kanter-Webber

Shalom! I’m Gabriel, “the wretched GKW”, a mostly-rabbi and writer currently based in London – and shortly moving to Brighton.

You can use this website to browse my blog posts, plus a variety of sermons, shiurim and so on.

I was also the person behind the Just William’s Year project, a unique endeavour to catalogue and review each of the 360 classic Just William stories by Richmal Crompton one day at a time.

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

About Gabriel

Gabriel was born in Kingston-on-Thames. After studying Politics & International Relations at Sussex University, he spent a year as a youth worker for LJY-Netzer, the youth movement of Liberal Judaism, before entering Leo Baeck College to study for the rabbinate. He has served in many congregations as a student, including three years with the York Liberal Jewish Community.

With a particular affection for Liberal Jewish communities outside the London centres, Gabriel has a special interest in connecting Jewish values to contemporary events and social justice issues (often in real-time), and is passionate about enabling people to weave Judaism – subtly but strongly – into their everyday lives.

From August 2022, he will be starting work as rabbi to Brighton and Hove Progressive Synagogue.

Gabriel is a keen crochet-worker, and enjoys archery, reading and radio comedy. His wife Manuella (married 2019) is a maths teacher, and they are parents to Omri (born 2020). He is the troublemaker previously known as Gabriel Webber.

Recent blog posts

The Pesach special 5782

Some seasonal news to accompany your seder, brought to you with best wishes from the Biblical Broadcasting Corporation: gabrielquotes · Pesach News 2022 And just…

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