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Assisted Reproduction & Posthumous Fertilization in Israeli & Jewish Law featuring Rabbi Dr. Daniel Sinclair

Monday, January 27, 2020 1 Shevat 5780

12:00 PM - 1:30 PMChicago Loop Synagogue, 16 S. Clark

This event is cosponsored by Chicago Loop Synagogue and Decalogue.

1.5 hours of CLE credit for all attorneys.

Kosher lunch available for $15

Rabbi Daniel Sinclair LL.B., LL.M., Ph.D., served as Rabbi of the Edinburgh Hebrew Congregation, Scotland, and as Dean of Jews’ College, London, during which time he 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. He also contributed to the Science and Technology Committee of the House of Commons in the area of human genetics, and served as a member of the Ethics Committee of the Royal College of Physicians as well as a member of an advisory committee to the European Union on the ethics of science. Currently, Rabbi Dr. Sinclair is Senior Research Fellow at the Institute on Religion, Law and Lawyer’s Work at Fordham University Law School, and Visiting Professor of Law; Adjunct Professor of Public Health Law and Medical Ethics, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, and Adjunct Professor, Victoria University Law School, Melbourne. He is Emeritus Professor of Jewish Law and Comparative Biomedical Law at the Striks School of Law, Israel, and has contributed a number of position papers to the Knesset on topics such as human cloning and the sanctity of life. Dr. Sinclair has published over sixty articles and books in the fields of comparative biomedical law, Jewish law, jurisprudence of Jewish law, the relationship between halacha and ethics, and the influence of Jewish law on the legal system of the State of Israel.

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