Nathan T. Lopes Cardozo was schooled in Amsterdam, Holland. He received his rabbinical ordination from Gateshead Talmudic College, England, in 1972. In 1976 he moved to Israel, where he studied at the Rabbinical Institute for Higher Rabbinical Studies of Chief Rabbi Unterman and at Yeshivath Mir in Jerusalem. He taught at Neve Yerushalaim College for Women and Michlala Jerusalem College for Women. Presently, he is Associate Dean at the Isralight Institute in the Old City of Jerusalem.