Mordechai Fachler

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Rabbi Mordechai Fachler (1949-2010) was a highly respected Torah scholar, educator, communal rabbi and therapist. Born in Letchworth UK, he studied Torah at the Be'er Yaakov and Mir yeshivot in Israel and obtained an MA in Psychotherapy at London’s Regents College. Rabbi Fachler held several high-profile rabbinical and educational positions in Johannesburg and London, and was one of the early pioneers in tackling the unique challenges of integrating psychotherapy into religious orthodox frameworks.