Jewish Journal

Broken Blog about Brokenness

By Beit T'shuvah

February 19, 2013 | 1:11 pm

By Michael Welch

I believe where I’m the most tortured is through my brokenness. It’s the concrete regions of where I exist. All-in or all-out. If I’m... More.

  • Harmony in the Universe

    By Beit T'shuvah

    February 18, 2013 | 3:05 pm

    By Yeshaia Blakeney

    I woke up this morning thinking about creation.  There were several aspects to this thought.  One is the formation and creation of... More.

  • Choice in Difficulty

    By Beit T'shuvah

    February 17, 2013 | 11:23 am

    By Rachel Goldman Neubauer

    I spent much of my Shabbat thinking about our dearly departed Ira Skolky.  What plays through my head more than anything... More.

  • Remembering Ira Skolky

    By Beit T'shuvah

    February 15, 2013 | 11:35 am

    By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    Redemption takes a community. This realization came to me this week in a very tragic, powerful way. One of our staff members,... More.

  • There’s More Than One Wall at the Western Wall

    By Beit T'shuvah

    February 14, 2013 | 1:22 pm

    By M. Alexander

    A few days ago, 10 women were arrested in Israel.  Their crime?—wearing talits at the Western Wall.  I understand that traditional... More.

  • I Hate Sobriety

    By Beit T'shuvah

    February 13, 2013 | 3:39 pm

    By Ben Spielberg

    I hate sobriety. Let me rephrase, I hate the idea of sobriety. I don’t like the Styrofoam coffee cups and powdered creamer they have... More.

  • The Necessity of Relapse

    By Beit T'shuvah

    February 12, 2013 | 11:26 am

    By Michael Welch

    If you’re looking into getting sober don’t look at the statistics. I also caution you against listening to the stats given on the... More.

  • Truth, T’Shuvah, and Tzedek: 3 Principles to Live By

    By Beit T'shuvah

    February 8, 2013 | 11:36 am

    I AM GUILTY! I have made mistakes, I forget to return calls, I have to reschedule appointments, and I don’t call my mother enough. I lose patience too... More.

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