A workshop for Houston’s Rabbis and Cantors to understand the issues, responses, and challenges of addiction and substance abuse is scheduled for Tuesday, August 22, 2017 from 9 am to 3 pm. Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided. This workshop will better equip them to respond to substance use issues and help them to craft and begin steps to raise the subject within the Jewish community. Two presenters with the workshop are Marla Kaufman, creator of the Jewish Addiction Awareness Network (JANN) and Rabbi Paul Steinberg, educator and spiritual counselor at Beit T’Shuvah (an addiction treatment center and synagogue community in Los Angeles, CA). Rabbi Steinberg is the author of Recovery, 12 Steps and Jewish Spirituality.