Tuesday, April 19, 2016


Pasadena Recovery Center is pleased to welcome respected author and expert, Rabbi Mark Borovitz, CEO and Senior Rabbi of Beit T’Shuvah, a nonprofit, non-sectarian, Jewish addiction treatment center, to their groundbreaking speaker series on Wednesday, April 20th at 12 pm. Rabbi Mark Borovitz combines his knowledge of Torah, as well as his street smarts built from a life of crime, to shape his calling: helping recovering addicts find their way in the world
Rabbi Mark has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Moment Magazine, The Jewish Journal, The Wall Street Journal, and newspapers across the world, including Israel’s largest publication, Haaretz Daily Newspaper and has been a featured guest on national, local, and syndicated radio programs across the country.
After being released from prison in 1988, he began his work at Beit T’Shuvah. Over the past twenty-eight years, he has helped co-create one of the most exceptional approaches to addiction treatment and criminal rehabilitation and reintegration in the world. As his organization has grown, Rabbi Mark’s unique take on addiction treatment has solidified him as an expert and visionary in the field.
Michael Bloom, the CEO of Pasadena Recovery Center, will be introducing Rabbi Mark Borovitz, and following the talk, there will be an opportunity for the audience to ask questions.
"We are honored to have Rabbi Mark as our featured guest for this month's speaker series," says Bloom. "We know he will provide a captivating, unique, and insightful presentation that cannot be missed." 
The Pasadena Recovery Center Speaker Series hosts noted authors, entrepreneurs, celebrities, and experts to talk about their personal experiences with addiction and the way it has affected both themselves and the people around them.
RABBI MARK BOROVITZ: Officially ordained in 2000 at the University of Judaism with a Master’s in Rabbinic Literature, Rabbi Mark Borovitz combined his knowledge of Torah and street smarts to shape his calling: helping recovering addicts find their way in the world. Spiritual Leader, Author, Senior Rabbi, CEO, ex-con, recovering alcoholic, and overall anomaly. He co-authored his biography, The Holy Thief: A Conman’s Journey from Darkness to Light for which the rights were recently optioned. The story of Mark Borovitz and his work is also featured in a chapter of the book, Stalking Elijah by Roger Kamenetz, and he and his wife Harriet Rossetto, Founder and Executive Vice President of Beit T’Shuvah, are the subject of the exclusive art book, Two Broken People created by acclaimed Director and Producer, Jack Bender. His newest book, Finding Recovery and Yourself in Torah: A Daily Spiritual Path to Wholeness (Jewish Lights Publishing), was recently released and is now available on Amazon.
PASADENA RECOVERY CENTER: Located in the charming historic district of Pasadena, the Pasadena Recovery Center was co-founded in 2000 by renowned psychiatrist Dr. Lee Bloom, his daughter Alison Triessl, and his son Michael Bloom. The 98-bed drug and alcohol treatment center is nationally known for its 12-step based comprehensive treatment program and highly skilled, licensed and certified staff. Pasadena Recovery Center is dedicated to providing compassionate, comprehensive care to those suffering from chemical dependency and is proud to offer lifesaving and life-changing treatment at an affordable cost. The Pasadena Recovery Center’s goal is to reintroduce sober individuals into society with the skills necessary to lead meaningful, productive lives.

Thursday, April 14, 2016


Wild About Trial™ will be live streaming from Cobb County for the State of Georgia vs. Justin Ross Harris murder trial (Cobb Superior Court, case no. 143124) when jury selection concludes, which could be as early as next week. The live stream will bring viewers gavel to gavel coverage via live video, live tweeting and immediate legal analysis as events unfold. The live stream will be featured on the Wild About Trial website and there will also be a link to the live stream page once the cameras start rolling.
Wild About Trial is the go-to home for trial enthusiasts. Wild About Trial has been streaming trials since 2012 beginning with Jodi Arias. Since then they've streamed every major trial from Oscar Pistorius, to Aaron Hernandez and Hulk Hogan. Recently, Wild About Trial partnered with Telepictures' nationally syndicated hit crime show, "Crime Watch Daily," who will also be streaming the trial via Wild About Trial's live feed. Wild About Trial has a regular weekly segment on "Crime Watch Daily," where Founder, Criminal Defense Attorney Alison Triessl, provides legal analysis of trending cases. 
According to the indictment by the Cobb County District Attorney, Justin Ross Harris left his 22-month year old son Cooper buckled into the backseat of the family's SUV for seven hours on a day when temperatures soared to nearly 90 degrees. An autopsy found that the boy died of hyperthermia. Harris is facing multiple charges, including malice murder, felony murder and cruelty to children.
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Wild About Trial provides unlimited access with play-by-play updates directly from the courtroom, biographies of all major players from judges to defendants, legal documents pertaining to the case, live video of court proceedings when available and in-depth analysis from the Wild About Trial team of legal experts.
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