#34 – Personal Crime, Addiction, Life Recovery and Endless Wisdom with Rabbi Mark Borovitz Rabbi Mark, is located in Los Angeles, California and, with being officially ordained in 2000 at the University of Judaism with a master’s in Rabbinic Literature, is a spiritual leader, CEO and the author of Finding Recovery and Yourself in Torah: A Daily Spiritual Path to Wholeness combining his knowledge of Torah and street smarts to help recovering addicts find their way in the world. Mark is not your typical Rabbi. Before he took to the Torah, he was a mobster, gangster, con man, gambler, thief and a drunk. It wasn’t until he spent time in prison and had a moment of divine intervention that saved his life. Today, Rabbi Mark is the Senior Rabbi at Beit Shoovah in Los Angeles, the House of Return synagogue and rehabilitation facility for addicts of all kinds, as well as an advocate for criminal rehabilitation and acclamation. He has become the driving force for wellness to Hollywood’s elite like music industry powerhouse Jimmy Iovine who refers to Rabbi Mark as a confidant and spiritual guide.
#26 – Stand-up Comedy, Addiction & Sobriety with Comedian Kurtis Matthews of The Addicts Comedy Tour. Kurtis is located in the San Francisco Bay Area, California and, with his partner in sobriety Mark Lundholm, AND A WHOPPING 50 YEARS OF COMBINED SOBRIETY, create the soulful and hilarious, stand-up comedy team called The Addicts, which through blending insight with outrageous storytelling AND the power of comedy, spread awareness about substance abuse. Kurtis has toured nationally and internationally since 1984, has starred in the BBC’s ‘Find Me The Funny’ and has appeared on A&E and VH1. Whether you are in recovery, know someone who is or just want to educate yourself further on the struggles of addiction, their show is a must see for all.
Greg is located in the San Francisco Bay Area and is a practitioner, facilitator, and innovator of American Mussar, a 21st-century spiritual practice for an authentic and meaningful life. Greg has a Ph.D. from MIT, worked for 10 years as a marketer in the biotech industry and is the author of “The Spiritual Practice Of Good Actions: Finding Balance Through The Soul Traits Of Mussar” which is an Amazon #1 best seller.
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