Rabbi Dr. H. Rafael Goldstein received his Doctorate in Ministry (Spiritual Counseling) from Hebrew Union College (HUC) in 2014. He was ordained by the Academy for Jewish Religion in 1994. He was Board certified by the National Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC) in 2004 and by the Association of Professional Chaplains in 2011. He has served as the Vice President for Jewish Affairs of Jewish Family and Children’s Service in Phoenix and the Jewish community Chaplain in San Diego. Dr. Goldstein is the author of 4 books, including Being a Blessing: 54 Ways You Can Help People Living with Illness. He is lead or co-author of 4 peer-reviewed articles in medical journals. His newest book, Psalms of Healing will be published in 2020.