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Fifty Shades of Television

By Beit T'shuvah

January 31, 2013 | 2:56 pm

By Michael Soter

There is an ancient myth that states that the act of reading is an enlightening experience.  Supposedly, the printed page expands the mind— whether it’s Socrates, the... read on

  • 1-Part Cocaine, 1-Part Heroin, Part Ways Cut with Redemption

    By Beit T'shuvah

    January 29, 2013 | 10:45 am

    By Michael Welch

    Enter the accelerator--benzoylmethylecgonine-- a continuation of invigoration. Expeditious-thought with sounds of reverberation and body left debilitated. It’s demonstrating an inability for any shot of stability. Psychosis! It’s perspiration due to locomotion... read on

  • Kim Kardashian and the Truth

    By Beit T'shuvah

    January 28, 2013 | 2:22 pm

    By Yeshaia Blakeney

    The Beit T’Shuvah hallways have been an interesting place as of late.  What happens when you take a handful of addicts and give them each their own blog once a week?  Addicted to Redemption that’s what.  If you've been following the Beit T’Shuvah blog, you... 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

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  • The Reality of OCD

    By Beit T'shuvah

    January 15, 2013 | 11:32 am

    By Michael Welch

     

    The level of ignorance that exists around Obsessive Compulsive Disorder astonishes me. If you are wondering whether or not you possess this anxiety disorder that consists of a repetition of feelings, behaviors, thoughts, and ideas that compel immediate... read on

  • Fixing Misperceptions with Communities

    By Beit T'shuvah

    January 9, 2013 | 3:01 pm

    By Ben Spielberg

    I am very attracted to the idea of a community. It is not something that I had when I was growing up, and when I was thrown into Beit T'Shuvah as a dope-sick, existentially disturbed 20-year-old, communal living didn't exactly seem like the answer to any of my... 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

  • From Prison to Purpose

    By Beit T'shuvah

    December 24, 2012 | 9:50 am

    By Danny G.

    For forty years I have been an addict, alcoholic and criminal and on September 1st, 2012 I was released from prison after almost 12 years of incarceration. I learned of Beit T’Shuvah about a year prior to my release and started writing to Carrie Newman in Beit... read on

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