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Facebook and God

By Beit T'shuvah

January 7, 2013 | 2:09 pm

By Yeshaia Blakeney

I started to write about G-d this morning but then decided I would write about Facebook.  Why not? Facebook probably has more followers, just kidding...kind of.  I... read on

  • Accepting Your Faults

    By Beit T'shuvah

    January 6, 2013 | 12:23 pm

    By Josh Silver

    Growing up, I was one of those kids who always compared myself to others. No matter how hard I tried I never seemed to be quick enough, smart enough, tall enough, artistic enough. Really you can just fill in any adjective and I would have found someone that was... read on

  • Making the Right Decision

    By Beit T'shuvah

    January 4, 2013 | 11:39 am

    By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    I am always called on to make decisions or reverse decisions that others have made. These experiences come from Staff, families, residents, potential residents, community members, colleagues, etc. I sometimes think about the line from "If I were a Rich... read on

  • Compulsive Redemption

    By Beit T'shuvah

    January 3, 2013 | 1:30 pm

    By BTS Prevention

    Part of addiction is compulsion, and as this blog’s title is “Addicted to Redemption” we find that we must compulsively redeem ourselves.  For us, redemption is not relegated to the time between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur and it is not specific to New Years.

    ... read on
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  • Blurring the Lines Between Sober and Not Sober

    By Beit T'shuvah

    January 2, 2013 | 4:34 pm

    By Ben Spielberg

    I have a feeling that things used to be much more simple in twelve-step groups. One was either strictly sober (being defined as not using any mind-altering substances), or not sober (thus defined as using mind-altering substances). Both rhetorically and... read on

  • Sacred Housekeeping Release Party

    By Beit T'shuvah

    January 1, 2013 | 4:13 pm

    This past Saturday Harriet Rossetto, CEO and Founder of Beit T'Shuvah, celebrated the release of her new book, Sacred Housekeeping--A Spiritual Memoir.

    The memoir is more than just the story of Harriet's life, it is the tale of a woman who set out on an unpopular mission to... read on

  • What does it mean to be Jewish in 2013?

    By Beit T'shuvah

    December 31, 2012 | 2:20 pm

    By Yeshaia Blakeney

    On Passover we are asked "to see ourselves as if we had made the Exodus from Egypt." I must admit this is quite a challenge for me. As we leave Genesis and enter into Exodus, I started to think about this idea. I guess in some sort of metaphorical way, I can... read on

  • Saturday Questionnaire

    By Beit T'shuvah

    December 29, 2012 | 1:36 pm

    Inga Roizman is a stunning example of the power of redemption.  She had been a resident of Beit T'Shuvah on two separate occasions and has now been working as a Counselor for the past 10 months.  Everyday that Inga comes to work she brings both her personal experience and a... read on

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