Rabbi Prof Daniel Sinclair

Rabbi Prof Daniel Sinclair

Rabbi Prof Daniel Sinclair

Professor of Law | Fordham University Law School

Professor Daniel Sinclair is Wolff Fellow in Jewish law and Visiting Professor of Law at Fordham University Law School.

He is also Professor of Jewish Law and Comparative Biomedical Law at the Law School of the CMAS Law School, Rishon Lezion, and Adjunct Professor of Comparative Biomedical Law at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Prof. Sinclair has published extensively in the fields of comparative biomedical law, Jewish law, the jurisprudence of Jewish law and the relationship between halakhah and ethics and the influence of Jewish law on the legal system of the State of Israel.

Prof. Sinclair is an ordained Orthodox rabbi and amongst his rabbinical positions are rabbi of the Edinburgh Hebrew Congregation and the Dean of Jews’ College and the Rabbinical School in London. He also held the portfolio for medical ethics in the Chief Rabbi’s Cabinet and drew up protocols on the Jewish law aspects of stem cell research, organ donation and artificial reproductive techniques.

Currently, he is a member of an advisory committee to the European Union on the ethics of science.

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