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Medical Marijuana Is Deemed Kosher

By May Wilkerson

An Israeli Orthodox Rabbi declares MMJ okay under Jewish law, but smoking it for fun is forbidden. MORE  

Jewish Drug Lord Sues Prison Over Non-Kosher Food

By McCarton Ackerman

A convicted cocaine trafficker claims his prison's meal plan is discriminatory. MORE  

Sober Seders Welcome Jews in Recovery

By Sarah Beller

Sober Passover seders around the world celebrate liberation from the "plague" of addiction. MORE  

Jewish Group Rescues Drunk Girls From Abuse

By Ben Feuerherd

During this weekend's Purim festival in Israel, volunteers will swoop in and drive "at risk" girls to safety. MORE  

The Brains Behind Beit T’Shuvah

By McCarton Ackerman

Thirty years ago, Harriet Rossetto wanted to help rehabilitate Jewish prisoners. Then she realized addiction was their biggest battle. MORE  

The Radical World of the Recovery Rabbi

By McCarton Ackerman

Rabbi Shais Taub has turned heads with his very unorthodox views on recovery. But his teachings are surprisingly in line with the 12 Steps. MORE  

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