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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... More.

  • 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... More.

  • 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... More.

  • 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... More.

  • 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,... More.

  • If Marijuana isn’t the Gateway Drug:  What is?

    By Beit T'shuvah

    December 13, 2012 | 10:10 am

    By BTS Prevention

    Two weeks ago, I asserted in my blog that marijuana is not the gateway drug.  So then, I must propose a subsequent question: “What... More.

  • The Allegory of the Cliff

    By Beit T'shuvah

    December 6, 2012 | 12:25 pm

    By BTS Prevention

    “But Mom, Johnny’s mom let him do it!”

    “If Johnny jumped off a cliff, would you jump too?”
    Does this conversation sound... More.

  • 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... More.