The leadership team at Retorno supports your therapeutic team, and is totally focused on enabling successful addiction recovery. Building on almost three decades of commitment to recovery, Retorno offers you a chance to restart your life.
Rabbi Eitan Eckstein, CEO
Rabbi Eitan Eckstein is the founder and CEO of Retorno and one of the world’s most foremost experts on addiction. A social worker and horseback riding instructor, Rabbi Eckstein brings 25 years’ experience in the treatment of addictions. With his warmth and deep understanding of people, Rabbi Eckstein is the heart and soul of Retorno’s many projects.
Professor Shlomo Eckstein,
Chairman of the Board
Professor Shlomo Eckstein is Chairman of the Board of Directors at Retorno.
He was President of Bar Ilan University between 1992-1996, and is a Professor of Economics at Bar-Ilan University.
Professor Eckstein holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University. In addition to his academic work, and his work at Retorno, he has been a member of the Board of Directors for: Prisoner’s Rehabilitation Center; Board of Governors, The Jewish Agency for Israel; Interregional Network on Privatization, United Nations Development Program (UNDP); United Mizrachi Bank, Israel Chemicals, Ltd.; Council for Higher Education; National Council for Research and Development; Executive Committee for the Introduction of Nuclear Power into Israel, Chair of Economic Appraisal Subcommittee; Negev Phosphates, Ltd.; Dead Sea Works, Ltd. He has served as Presidential Consultant to the Presidents of Mexico and Peru and U.N. Committees.
Isaac Zollman, Administrative Director
Isaac Zollman is the Administrative Director of Retorno. He served for 25 years in the IDF, reaching the rank of lieutenant colonel. He founded, together with Rabbi Eitan Eckstein, Retorno’s center for addictions first in Mexico and then in Israel. Izik has a B.A. in general history from the University of Tel Aviv.
Shoshana Schwartz, International Liaison
Shoshana Schwartz is the Executive Assistant to the Director and Retorno’s International Liaison. She holds a BA in Psychology and Education (Touro College). She is a therapeutic horseback riding instructor and addictions counselor, and is a NYS licensed teacher. Shoshana has published four books, including a novel that features the twelve-step program.
Moshe Saposh, Director of Admissions
Moshe Saposh, BSW, is the director of Retorno’s admissions committee. He is married with two children and lives in Kiryat Yearim. Moshe has worked in the field of addictions since 2009. He began in Retorno as a social work student then worked in the hostel and outpatient center, and was director of the program for men.
Moseh is trained in addiction and in treating male victims of sexual assault. He is fluent in Hebrew and English..
Boaz Eckstein, Director of Retorno Academy
Boaz Eckstein helped establish Retorno Academy, which offers ongoing education and official certification, where approximately 70 students are currently enrolled. Boaz is a civil service graduate of the Anti-Drug Authority and is currently completing his degree in management and economics.Please share this post!