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The Price of Scoring Big

By Beit T'shuvah

December 27, 2013 | 5:58 pm

By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

On Christmas Day, Harriet and I went to the movies, imagine that! We saw the movie “Wolf of Wall Street.” It was 3 hours of everything that is wrong with our... read on

  • The Names We Give Ourselves

    By Beit T'shuvah

    December 20, 2013 | 11:06 am

    By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    Hi, my name is Mark and I am an Alcoholic/Criminal in Recovery, a Rabbi, a son, a brother, a father, a husband, a friend, an uncle, a cousin, and a nephew. I am starting this blog in this way because we begin a new Book of the Torah this week, Shemot. This... read on

  • Cleaning Up The Mess

    By Beit T'shuvah

    December 13, 2013 | 11:50 am

    By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    Life is messy! This truth is lost on most of us. Rabbi/Dr. Abraham Twerski teaches that all of us have a Jacob and an Esau inside of us. All of us have an animal instinct that searches for pleasure and a Divine instinct that reaches for connection and... read on

  • Ideas Don’t Die Unless We Let Them

    By Beit T'shuvah

    December 6, 2013 | 2:19 pm

    By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    Last night, as we were getting ready to go to the White House for our first time and celebrate Hanukkah, we watched the news and found out that Nelson Mandela had died. It was/is a somber moment and, yet, not unexpected. Then this morning, on Facebook, I... read on

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  • Gratitude is a Verb

    By Beit T'shuvah

    December 5, 2013 | 10:12 am

    By Nicole Goodman

    Every year at Thanksgiving dinner, my entire family goes around saying what they are grateful for. Year after year the same answers repeat themselves: family, friends, food, and roof over their head, etc. These are all things that I am continuously grateful for,... read on

  • The True Gifts of the Holidays

    By Beit T'shuvah

    November 29, 2013 | 11:12 am

    By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    As we celebrate Hanukkah and Thanksgiving, I keep thinking about gifts and people. Not the material gifts people give; rather the spiritual, emotional and mental gifts we share with each other. I am blessed with many natural abilities, by this I mean gifts... read on

  • Looking Back on JFK

    By Beit T'shuvah

    November 22, 2013 | 1:38 pm

    By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    As I sit here this morning, 50 years to the day after President John F. Kennedy was murdered by Lee Harvey Oswald (and/or others to satisfy my own conspiracy thoughtssmiley) I am struck by how this still informs my life and the lives of all of us.

    Whether John... read on

  • Wrestling With One’s Self

    By Beit T'shuvah

    November 15, 2013 | 12:38 pm

    By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    I have been thinking about this week's Torah Portion all week. It is an important one in my life. When I read this some 26 years ago, I finally got the concept that Torah and Judaism were relevant in my life. Jacob wrestles with a man, an angel, his... read on

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