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From Teen to Twerk

By Beit T'shuvah

August 29, 2013 | 2:11 pm

Photo credit: Joe Seer / Shutterstock.com

By Nicole Goodman

This week if you open your internet browser to any page you are most likely going to see something about Miley Cyrus at the VMAs. One side will say how trashy or... read on

  • What I Learned From Shavuot All-Night Study

    By Beit T'shuvah

    May 16, 2013 | 10:56 am

    By Inga Roizman

    I loved it. Two nights ago I was honored to see my coworkers, our residents, and other members of the community speak about what they need to learn most. I was struck by the vulnerability that each of them granted us with their lesson.

    Some discussions were... read on

  • 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 Bible, Ginsberg, or Stephanie Meyer.  If I were to try to pinpoint the moment in history when... 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

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  • 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

  • Compulsive Redemption

    By Beit T'shuvah

    January 3, 2013 | 1:30 pm

    By BTS Prevention

    Part of addiction is compulsion, and as this blog’s title is “Addicted to Redemption” we find that we must compulsively redeem ourselves.  For us, redemption is not relegated to the time between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur and it is not specific to New Years.

    ... read on
  • 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 familiar?

    Since the dawn of Jewish parenting, The Allegory of the Cliff has been used to illustrate the hazards of peer pressure.  The... 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

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