Scholars in Residence

Zvi Lapian is honoured to host esteemed scholars at our Yom Tov programs in Israel. For Sukkot 2023, we will have the opportunity to hear lectures from Rabbi Daniel Sinclair.

Rabbi Prof. Daniel Sinclair

Rabbi Prof. Daniel Sinclair served as Rabbi of the Edinburgh Hebrew Congregation; Dean of Jews’ College, London; advisor to the UK Chief Rabbi on medical law and halakhah and to the Science and Technology Committee of the House of Commons in relation to human genetics, and on the Ethics Committee of the Royal College of Physicians. He is currently Senior Research Fellow at the Institute on Religion, Law and Lawyer’s Work at Fordham University Law School, New York and Visiting Professor of Law; Professor of Public Health Law at Tel-Aviv University School of Public Health, and Adjunct Professor of Law and Religion at the Sir Zelman Cowen Centre, Victoria University Law School, Melbourne. He is the Rabbi of the Eretz Hemdah Minyan in Jerusalem. His publications in the field of Jewish Law and Comparative Biomedical Law comprise over 60 articles and several books.