Simcha Raphael, Ph.D., Founding Director of the DA’AT Institute for Death Awareness, Advocacy and Training, was ordained as a Rabbinic Pastor by the late, renowned Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi. A psychotherapist and spiritual director in Philadelphia, he has written extensively on death and afterlife and is the author of the groundbreaking Jewish Views of the Afterlife.
Simcha Raphael, PhD
Death can be a teacher who provides opportunities for psychological and spiritual growth. There is a growing recognition among professionals working with the dying and bereaved that one is more adequately prepared for this task by investigating their own personal reactions to death and dying. View Details...