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  • DSM vs. Soul

    By Beit T'shuvah

    May 8, 2013 | 7:47 pm

    By Inga Roizman

    The manual in which to diagnose mental illness is the DSM. If you don’t know, DSM stands for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual. New “illnesses” are added every 10ish years as the culture’s atmosphere fluctuates.  While many of the diagnoses found in the text can... read on

  • Sports and Spirituality

    By Beit T'shuvah

    May 6, 2013 | 3:05 pm

    By Matt Shapiro

     

    Despite living in Southern California for the better part of a decade, I still consider myself to be a Chicagoan. This is most clearly reflected in the sports teams I root for: Bears, White Sox and Bulls. I was thrilled that over the weekend, the Bulls... read on

  • The Interests of Others Have to be Our Concerns

    By Beit T'shuvah

    May 3, 2013 | 1:55 pm

    By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    I just read an article in New York Magazine and I am terribly distressed. This article goes against everything that I believe Judaism stands for and is, a Hillul HaShem! The article talks about the Hassidic Communities of Western Rockland County, New York... read on

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    By Beit T'shuvah

    May 1, 2013 | 8:58 pm

    By Inga Roizman

     

    I suppose I should introduce myself as this is my inaugural ‘Addicted to Redemption’ submission. My name is Inga Roizman; I’ve been a counselor at Beit T’Shuvah for a little more than a year and a former resident upon two separate occasions.

     

    On my first... read on

  • Knowing Oneself: The Art of Translation

    By Beit T'shuvah

    April 29, 2013 | 2:09 pm

    By Matt Shapiro

    “Communication is always an act of translation.” The words ring in my head, lingering. It’s Friday at Beit T’shuvah, and I'm sitting in on a seminar with the Center for Collective Wisdom, discussing organizational spirituality and how to access the deeper wisdom... read on

  • Honoring Our Mentors: Rabbi Edward Feinstein

    By Beit T'shuvah

    April 26, 2013 | 11:47 am

    By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    Last night I had the privilege of being with Rabbi Edward Feinstein at a dinner honoring his 20 years of service to and at Valley Beth Shalom Temple in Encino, California. Ed is my best friend and teacher, Rabbi and mentor. We have a special bond and it was... read on

  • Translating Ideas into Words

    By Beit T'shuvah

    April 24, 2013 | 3:59 pm

    By Ben Spielberg

    Despite all the propaganda, I never believed that drugs could harm my brain. The egg thrown on a frying pan commercial was too hyperbolic to be realistic, the old Peter Jennings-MDMA-brain-lesions theory was long debunked, and all the writers and musicians I... read on

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