Rabbi Morris is the Rabbi of Bevis Marks Synagogue as well as head teacher of the Shaare Tikva School. He received his Rabbinic Ordination from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary of Yeshiva University. Rabbi Morris is an Early Modern Jewish History PhD candidate at the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Judaic Studies. He is particularly interested in the networks of the early Spanish and Portuguese Jewish communities and their educational institutions.
Rabbi Morris previously served as Educational Director at Congregation Shearith Israel and as Assistant Rabbi at Lincoln Square Synagogue, both in New York. His work and study in both the Sephardi and Ashkenazi communities informs his inclusive approach to the Jewish world. Rabbi Morris welcomes inquiries into the synagogues, school or history of London’s S&P Sephardi community.