Twelve Jewish Steps to Recovery, 2nd Editions: A Personal Guide to Turning From Alcoholism and Other AddictionsDrugs, Food, Gambling, Sex... (Kobo eBook)

Twelve Jewish Steps to Recovery, 2nd Editions: A Personal Guide to Turning From Alcoholism and Other AddictionsDrugs, Food, Gambling, Sex... By Rabbi Kerry M. Olitzky, Stuart A. Copans Cover Image
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This book is not just for Jewish people. Its for all people who would gain insight and strength to healfrom Jewish tradition.

All people who are in trouble with alcohol, drugs, or other addictionsfood, gambling, and sex
Anyone seeking an understanding of the Twelve Steps from a Jewish perspectiveregardless of religious background or affiliation
Alcoholics and addicts in recovery
Codependents
Adult children of alcoholics
Specialists in recovery and treatment

An updated and expanded edition of a recovery classic. A rabbi, a psychiatrist, and many recovering Jewish people share their understanding of the Twelve Jewish Steps of recovery from addiction of all kinds based on conversations with each otherand with God.

They present a Jewish perspective on the Twelve Steps and offer consolation, inspiration, and motivation for recoveryfor people of all faiths and backgroundsby drawing on traditional and contemporary Jewish sources and by sharing what recovering people say about their experiences. They explore why some Jews are uncomfortable with the Twelve Steps, as well as how the Jewish understanding of the Twelve Steps differs from the Christian understanding of it.
Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781580235679
Publisher: Jewish Lights
Publication Date: September 30th, 2009
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