Jewish Journal

We all need redemption

by Rabbi Mark Borovitz

September 28, 2012 | 9:58 am

Recently I asked you to believe me that anyone can make good on their past, remember … I am the Spiritual Gangster. I am the Holy Thief. I am an ordained Rabbi and I am flawed. This Blog... read on

  • Lost & Founder of BTS Communications: John Sullivan

    By Beit T'shuvah

    September 21, 2012 | 11:41 am

    About six years ago I ran into my old friend John Sullivan on my way to an AA meeting.  The once shady Venice Beach, CA had transformed into an upscale neighborhood, yet John wasn’t having any of it. He was aggressively panhandling from wealthy hipsters at the intersection of Abbot... read on

  • “Queen of the Misfits”… Ms. Harriet Rossetto

    By Beit T'shuvah

    September 14, 2012 | 11:34 am

    "Beit T’Shuvah, “The House of Return”, is exactly that.  It is a community of lost souls looking to find themselves.  As a former resident, I am one of the thousands of individuals that found myself after many painful years of searching.  A community built on the allowance for... read on

  • Addicted to redemption

    by Rabbi Mark Borovitz, Head Rabbi at Beit T’Shuvah

    September 7, 2012 | 2:03 pm

    To introduce this blog, it’s important you meet and learn a bit about me.  I am Rabbi Mark Borovitz, and to my knowledge, I am the only ex-con, ordained Rabbi that addresses an audience comprised equally of convicts and congregants at the weekly Shabbat Services I lead. 

    I am... read on