Simcha Raphael

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Simcha Raphael

Simcha Raphael, Ph.D. is founding director of the DA’AT Institute for Death Awareness, Advocacy and Training. He received his doctorate in psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies and was ordained as a Rabbinic Pastor by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi. He is adjunct faculty at Bryn Athyn College and LaSalle University, works as a psychotherapist and spiritual director in Philadelphia, and is a Fellow of the Rabbis Without Borders Network. He has written extensively on death and afterlife and is author of the groundbreaking Jewish Views of the Afterlife.