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Terrifying Reality. Spiritual Solution.

By Beit T'shuvah

May 30, 2014 | 1:21 pm

Isla Vista surfers hold a memorial for the recent shootings in Santa Barbara, CA.
Photo Credit: Peter Vandenbelt VBDphotos.com/AP

By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

"I will do everything in my power to destroy everything I cannot have." These are the words of Elliott Rodger, the young man who destroyed the lives, sanctity,... read on

  • Obligation to Society

    By Beit T'shuvah

    May 23, 2014 | 11:13 am

    By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    I am a Dinosaur. I have been looking at myself for many years now and, as of late, I realize how much my upbringing affects me. I have been looking at the world through both new and old eyes. I use the latest technology and cherish old ways of living. I am... read on

  • What We Gain From Suffering

    By Beit T'shuvah

    May 9, 2014 | 4:16 pm

    By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    I have been reading about suffering a lot. It seems as if there are a few camps regarding the virtues of suffering vis a vis the virtues of not suffering. I thought that I would weigh in on this. Suffering is good, in my opinion. I am defining suffering as... read on

  • When Will Morality Win?

    By Beit T'shuvah

    May 2, 2014 | 3:24 pm

    By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    What a week! There is the Ukraine, the Donald Sterling Fiasco, etc. We are living in a time that is rife with Moral Issues and we seem to be making Free-Will IMMORAL choices rather than Free-Will MORAL choices. What is happening? I don’t claim to have THE... read on

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