Jewish Journal

A’s, ADD, and Adderall

By Beit T'shuvah

January 24, 2013 | 1:15 pm

By M. Alexander

Last week, Michael Welch, my esteemed colleague and blog-writing rival, wrote about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.  He claimed that people wear the label of OCD like a... read on

  • Tips for Making T’Shuvah: A Simple Guideline for Redemption

    By Beit T'shuvah

    January 23, 2013 | 3:25 pm

    By Ben Spielberg

    1. Five words: “Oops, I made a mistake.” Everybody makes mistakes; not everybody admits it. Be the bigger man. Admit your wrongdoings.

    2. Don't just say “sorry.” One of my biggest pet peeves is when people constantly apologize for everything they do—especially... read on

  • What’s the Deal with Sweet Potatoes?

    By Beit T'shuvah

    January 22, 2013 | 11:25 am

    By Michael Welch

    That brilliant idea that you have, the one that will change the world, the next Facebook, the next moveable print, the next Jack Lalanne Juicer—sorry to tell you, but it’s already been done.  Your original hypothesis will prove to be unoriginal. Brainstorm all... read on

  • Poem for Redemption

    By Beit T'shuvah

    January 21, 2013 | 1:28 pm

    By Yeshaia Blakeney

    Is the root of worship fear? A primitive response to mystery?
    Is gratitude an evolved creative response to contingency/meaninglessness?
    Would anything suffice other than ultimate mystery when reaching for the ultimate?
    Love the closest worldly expression to that which is more than worldly,
    Connection dances around truth to loose to be worthy,
    Oneness was the revelation,
    One is Hashem
  • Welcome to the Real World.

    By Beit T'shuvah

    January 19, 2013 | 8:05 pm

    By Rachel Goldman Neubauer

    I had a discussion with a rabbi this past week that really had me appreciating the Beit T’Shuvah community even more than usual. 

    He was describing to me a particularly standard response from a congregant to studying some realm of Jewish... read on

  • How Many People Really Believe in Redemption?

    By Beit T'shuvah

    January 18, 2013 | 10:39 am

    By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    The problem with Redemption is that most people don't believe in it! I watch and participate with people all day, each day and I am amazed that, while most people give lip service to the idea of Redemption, very few believe they and/or others can achieve... read on

  • Sex, Drugs, and other Blogs

    By Beit T'shuvah

    January 17, 2013 | 11:31 am

    By M. Alexander

    I was recently looking through the analytics on the “Addicted to Redemption” blog and noticed some interesting statistics.  One would think that the most popular blogs on the Jewish Journal would be about Torah, Israel, and the state of modern morality—but this... read on

  • Do You Suffer From SJD?

    By Beit T'shuvah

    January 16, 2013 | 3:05 pm

    By Ben Spielberg

    I was sitting in class yesterday, and the teacher asked us what we thought future utopian and dystopian ideals would look like. As my new classmate began to speak, I began to hate him proportionally with the amount of words he said (for the record, that's around... read on

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