Jewish Journal

The Path to Daily Learning

By Beit T'shuvah

December 21, 2012 | 11:34 am

By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

Continuing my blog about a "day in the life" and my own struggles to live well and do the next right thing.

I meet with different staff people all the time and... read on

  • My Kid is Fine

    By Beit T'shuvah

    December 20, 2012 | 10:45 am

    By M. Alexander

    When I had a drug problem, my parents were begging me to check into rehab. They saw that I was dying and wanted to do whatever they could to save my life.  But I have noticed that there is another trend—the kid wants to check in, but it is the parent who is... read on

  • The Appeal of Addiction

    By Beit T'shuvah

    December 19, 2012 | 1:45 pm

    By Ben Spielberg

    If you have spent any substantial period of time with either Rabbi Mark or Harriet Rossetto, you have probably heard of the both/and. In short, this idea means that two seemingly contradicting things can exist at the same time. For instance, I can feel happiness... read on

  • Don’t Let the Light Go Out

    By Beit T'shuvah

    December 18, 2012 | 10:44 am

    By Rachel Goldman Neubauer

    After Chanukah, especially when it is earlier in the year than Christmas, I find myself getting lost in the shuffle. Christmas takes over my surroundings. I can hardly visit a retail establishment—including the supermarket—without it being completely... read on

  • Not Writing About the Newtown Tragedy

    By Beit T'shuvah

    December 17, 2012 | 1:16 pm

    By Yeshaia Blakeney

    I sat down to write this week's blog entry and immediately felt compelled to write about the Newtown, Connecticut tragedy.  Why?  Because in a blog with open categories, dedicated to meaningful discussion, this will undoubtedly be the week's focus.  Why? ... read on

  • Friday Night Services Video Blog

    By Beit T'shuvah

    December 16, 2012 | 2:46 pm

    We've been doing this daily redemption blog for over a month now.  We hope the experience has been as gratifying for you as it has been for us.  If, by some chance, you are still confused on what redemption really is, than we implore you to watch this video of our Services from Friday night.  At the core of our mission is the principle that nobody is un-redeemable.  If one person can be helped from that mission than we have done our job.  Enjoy!


  • Saturday Questionnaire

    By Beit T'shuvah

    December 15, 2012 | 1:42 pm

    Justin Rosenberg is the man behind the camera at Beit T'Shuvah.  Every photo, every video, every piece of digital history that our congregation has to offer--he is the man to thank.  Justin went through the program a year and a half ago and since coming aboard as a staff member, he... read on

  • Struggling to be Human and Holy

    By Beit T'shuvah

    December 14, 2012 | 11:23 am

    By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    10:00am - I have finished my last counseling session and I meet a new resident who is a compulsive gambler. We begin to talk and he is in some denial regarding his issues. Kyle (a fictitious name) is aware that he has suffered losses in his life, materially... read on

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