Rabbi Mark Borovitz
Rabbi Mark has been a part of the Beit T’Shuvah community for over twenty-nine years. He is the Senior Rabbi of Beit T’Shuvah and a graduate of the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies. Rabbi Mark’s focus has been and is how to live a life that is in keeping with the wonder and radical amazement of being alive. He has taught and lived a life of relevant Judaism.
Rabbi Mark has written and co-written two other books: The Holy Thief with Alan Eisenstalk and Finding Recovery and Yourself in Torah: A Daily Spiritual Path to Wholeness. He has been featured in numerous other books and magazines, podcasts and television shows. He is a sought-after speaker on topics relating to Judaism, Recovery, and Living Well.
Paul has been a part of the Beit T’Shuvah community for about a decade. He is a Professor of Law Emeritus at the UCLA Law School. He graduated from UC Berkeley’s Boalt Hall, and before entering law teaching was a research clerk for a federal judge and an associate at a large Los Angeles law firm. At UCLA Law School, Paul was a pioneer in establishing clinical legal education (teaching through supervising students in actual cases). His teaching awards include a University Distinguished Teaching award and the Dickson Award for distinguished service and scholarship by a UCLA Emeritus Professor.
Books that Paul has authored or co-authored include Fact Investigation; Trial Advocacy in a Nutshell (six editions); Lawyers as Counselors (three editions); Depositions in a Nutshell (two editions); Reel Justice: The Courtroom Goes to the Movies (two editions, each one also published in China in Chinese); Evidence Law and Practice (seven editions); Represent Yourself in Court (nine editions); The Criminal Law Handbook (fifteen editions); Criminal Law-A Desk Reference (three editions); and The Deposition Handbook (seven editions).
Paul has also written approximately fifty law review articles and book chapters that have been published in the United States, England and Scotland. He has given presentations at conferences of lawyers and judges all over the country. He has also been a guest commentator on numerous national radio and TV shows, including The Today Show and the nationally-syndicated radio program Champions of Justice.