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by Harriet Rossetto

November 18, 2012 | 2:01 pm

Gracing us with the gift of her wisdom and honesty, Harriet Rossetto has given us a sneak peek into her book, Sacred Housekeeping, A Spiritual Memoir.  The official release will be in... read on

  • Emotional Technology or Modern Day Lobotomy

    by Michael Welch

    November 13, 2012 | 2:46 pm

    Taking care of ourselves and the practice of emotional maintenance has evolved into far more than what our Ten Commandments originated as.

    When Moses and the Israelites first faced G-d's covenant, they were both terrified and obedient.

    I generally have the opposite reaction... read on

  • Is Drug Addiction a Moral Issue?

    by Yeshaia Blakeney

    November 12, 2012 | 2:14 pm

    Absolutely not! Well, kind of. The Rabbi at Beit T’Shuvah and I have a decade-long argument, which for the purposes of this blog, I'll label the Cwon’t (can’t/won’t) argument.  He believes (in general) that people willingly won't change. I have always said that if they could they... read on

  • To Thine Own Self Be True

    by Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    November 9, 2012 | 12:04 pm

    The title of our Blog is Addicted to Redemption. To redeem means to buy back, to recover, to free from distress, etc. This week you have read blogs by different people associated with Beit T’Shuvah who have written about their experiences of being free from the distress of living... read on

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  • One Cell Phone At A Time

    by Ben Spielberg

    November 7, 2012 | 11:27 am

    There have been two events in my life in which I have found a phone.

    Four years ago, I was in line at a bagel shop. I was squirrelly and sweaty and my foot would not stop tapping. Out of the corner of my eye, I saw a shiny BlackBerry sitting on the counter, unclaimed. I walked up... read on

  • Pitch Imperfect

    by Cantor Rachel Goldman Neubauer

    November 6, 2012 | 12:45 pm

    In my experience, Beit T’Shuvah is the sort of community where it’s hard to fit in unless you are either aware of or are in the process of becoming aware of your dark horses and battling them.  And no, those dark horses do NOT need to include alcoholism of some sort (hopefully you... read on

  • The Rappin’ Rabbi

    by Yeshaia Blakeney

    November 5, 2012 | 10:46 am

    I was one of a handful of people at Beit T’Shuvah asked to write a weekly blog from my perspective as a Jew in recovery.  This is the first shot, an introduction if you will.  Before I introduce myself, I want to speak about what this task brought up into my consciousness. I... read on

  • Message Received

    By Beit T'shuvah

    October 26, 2012 | 3:21 pm

    Michael:
    Rabbi Mark is my messenger, and I hold him responsible. Responsible for the tremendous significance of his messages, and responsible for integrating the stories that contains hidden messages into my daily life.

    A messenger who cannot do as much may be unfit; a messenger... read on

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This blog will be written to give our readers a sampling of our philosophy of recovery and to offer a behind-the-curtain look into the minds of the leaders of our community. ...

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