Binyamin Lau

Rabbi Dr. Benny Lau is the rabbi of the modern orthodox Ramban synagogue in Jerusalem and a fellow of the Israel Democracy Institute where he heads the human rights and Judaism in action project.
 
His extensive activities in rabbinics, teaching, and social action include founding and heading a pioneering Beit Midrash and Halachah program for women, serving as the rabbi of two prominent religious schools in Jerusalem, and co-founding the social action organization Maaglei Tzedek. He also founded the Institute for Social Justice at Beit Morasha.
 
With a Ph.D. in Talmud from Bar Ilan University, he has published numerous books and articles on Jewish heritage.