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Admitting Our Faults Out Loud

By Beit T'shuvah

1 week ago

By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

I am thinking about life, as usual. The difference is I am not obsessed with my life, rather, I am thinking about the lives of others and the world. I was reading... read on

  • The Power of Reconciliation; Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

    By Beit T'shuvah

    2 weeks ago

    By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    This weekend is Martin Luther King weekend. It is also the weekend of our Gala, our biggest fundraiser of the year for Beit T’Shuvah. Dr. King believed that Evil could be overcome. We believe that Evil can be defeated. It is so hard, though. As we have seen... read on

  • Making A “New Year’s Resolution” Every Day

    By Beit T'shuvah

    January 2, 2015 | 9:34 am

    By Rabbi Mark Borovitz 

    Today is January 2 and many of us are going back to work after a day off. There are so many New Year’s Eve and New Year’s day celebrations, and we are all filled with hope and have make resolutions, etc. Why??

    What are we really marking by celebrating?... read on

  • We MUST Abandon the Lies and Advocate for Truth!

    By Beit T'shuvah

    December 26, 2014 | 11:51 am

    By Rabbi Mark Borovitz,

    I am concerned! Each week I write about Redemption, each day I move one grain of sand closer to the redemption of others and myself, yet it seems as if the world wants to stay stuck! We have become a world that wants to live in Self-Deception! The UN is... read on

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  • Rabbi Shulweis, Dear Friend and Advocate for the Soul

    By Beit T'shuvah

    December 19, 2014 | 1:37 pm

    by Rabbi Mark Borovitz

     

    I am Addicted to Redemption in a large part because of Rabbi Harold Shulweis, z”l. Rabbi Shulweis welcomed me into his Shul knowing that I was just out of prison, an ex-con, and a recovering alcoholic. He embraced me and said that I had a place in his... read on

  • Truth, Transparency, and the Senate

    By Beit T'shuvah

    December 12, 2014 | 12:30 pm

    by Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    As I am sitting in my office this morning, I am thinking about the Senate Report on CIA torture tactics in light of the principle of Truth and Transparency.

    Question: What is too much information when it can harm others?

    My Response: This is a difficult... read on

  • My Doctor Dilemma

    By Beit T'shuvah

    December 10, 2014 | 1:53 pm

    By Dr. Stacy Cohen, Clinical Director of Beit T'Shuvah

    When I was growing up, there seemed to be one simple rule, which basically became the “key to life.”  Ultimately, as long as I did well in school, I was winning.  Oh, and Hebrew school didn’t count.  Hebrew school was a place... read on

  • Standing Up For Truth

    By Beit T'shuvah

    December 5, 2014 | 1:32 pm

    By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." (Edmund Burke)


    This statement haunts my very being. I was a person who helped Evil triumph through the action of being evil and cloaking it in “being nice” until I wasn’t. In... read on

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