Rabbi Igael "Iggy" Gurin-Malous- Executive Director 

Rabbi Igael Gurin-Malous is a renowned Talmud teacher, spiritual counselor, artist, educator, and father.  He grew up betweeen Belgium, Israel, and the United States, so as expected, he is very well dressed, very blunt, and very practical. He grew up with a traditional Jewish Orthodox background, and graduated from Yeshivat Kfar Haroeh in 1992. Since then, he has been involved with informal and formal education serving as the Education Director for the World Union of Jewish Students (WUJS), Assistant Director to Ramah Seminar in Jerusalem, Dean of Students at Jewish Community High School of the Bay in San Francisco among many other roles. He is a contributor to the Good Men Project, and a frequent author, speaker, teacher and contributor on subjects ranging from spirituality, fatherhood and LGBTQI issues. Currently, he serves at Temple Israel of Hollywood as the Talmud Scholar in Residence, teaching weekly classes on Interpreting Talmud. Igael also serves on the board and faculty at the Academy of Jewish Religion of California and is the Director of Spiritual Counseling at Beit T’Shuvah in Los Angeles. All that said, he stands firm on his position that his two children, Max and Roxie, are his proudest achievement. Contact Rabbi Iggy


Nicole Goodman- Chief Administrative Officer 

After attending college at Cal State Northridge, Nicole Goodman came to Beit T’Shuvah in 2012. She began working for Beit T'Shuvah's renowned Partners in Prevention Department as an educational program assistant and became one of its most popular teachers. In 2014, Nicole moved on to serve as an administrator in Beit T’Shuvah’s Development Department, working in a number of diverse arenas, including as the Grants Manager and the Executive Administrator for the EBI. In 2016 Nicole became the Program Director for the Elaine Breslow Institute- an outreach and education program created to help educate both medical and Jewish professionals on addiction and recovery. Nicole is incredibly passionate about her work and plays a vital role at T'Shuvah Center. Contact Nicole Goodman

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Rabbi Mark Borovitz- Senior Advisor 

Officially ordained in 2000 at the University of Judaism with a Master’s in Rabbinic Literature, Rabbi Mark Borovitz combined his knowledge of Torah and street smarts to shape his calling: helping recovering addicts find their way in the world. After being released from prison in 1988 he began his work and is now the Senior Rabbi at Beit T’Shuvah, a nonprofit, non-sectarian, Jewish addiction treatment center and synagogue community in Los Angeles. Rabbi Mark Borovitz has been featured in articles in the Los Angeles Times, Moment Magazine, the Jewish Journal, the Wall Street Journal and Israel’s Haaretz; He has been the featured speaker at many seminars and lectures discussing spirituality and recovery. Rabbi Mark Borovitz’s tireless efforts have been the driving force behind not only, the robust and growing movement that is Beit T’Shuvah, but also re-defining the recovery model and helping all people, both in recovery and not, find their path to wholeness. Contact Rabbi Mark Borovitz