Raphael made Aliyah from the US in 2012 after completing a degree in diplomatic history and political science. He volunteered in the elite recon unit of Golani for 3 years before attending law school at Bar-Ilan University, where he also completed a master’s degree in public policy. Raphael is a licensed attorney who specializes in commercial and corporate law and works at Herzog, Fox & Neeman, Israel’s premier law firm in Tel Aviv. He has volunteered with legal aid clinics in the past, including Tebeka and Schar Mitzvah, and has continued to help those navigating the dense Israeli bureaucracy. Raphael and his family live in Leshem.