Binyamin Lau

Rabbi Dr. Benjamin (Benny) Lau heads IDI's Human Rights and Judaism in Action project, and is the rabbi of the modern Orthodox Ramban Synagogue in southern Jerusalem. Rabbi Dr. Lau's activities reflect a firm commitment to the intersection of rabbinics and social issues, including the founding of a Beit Midrash and Halakhah program for women at Beit Morasha, and the publication of scores of books in Hebrew on Jewish heritage, halakha and society. He studied at the Har Etzion and Kibbutz HaDati Yeshivas, and received a PhD in Talmud from Bar-Ilan University.