Soul Sanctuary Documentary
The opposite of addiction is not sobriety. The opposite of addiction is community and connection. At a synagogue in West Los Angeles there is a treatment center that approaches addiction as a spiritual malady.
Soul Sanctuary Trailer
Soul Sanctuary Interview
Soul Sanctuary is a 28 minute documentary film about Beit T’Shuvah a long- term treatment facility which serves people with substance use disorders. The Hebrew translation of Beit is house and T’Shuvah is repentance and new response. Beit T’Shuvah offers people a comprehensive Jewish spirituality that includes psychotherapy and redemption through right action and community. It was founded by Harriet Rossetto who also wrote the book Sacred Housekeeping: A Spiritual Memoir. Her husband Rabbi Mark Borovitz is the co-founder and the author of the books; The Holy Thief and Finding Recovery in Yourself in Torah.