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Belief: God made world, runs it. Remember that we don’t always see big picture. (14 words, 80 characters) link to similar

Kashrut is: following Torah laws for eating. Turns eating from physical to spiritual. Is not: for health reasons, or food blessed by rabbi. (23 words, 140 characters) link to similar

Shabbat: God rested, so do we. (6 words, 30 characters) link to similar

Tzniut: More than clothes, it’s how we present ourselves to world. Modesty both in dress and in actions. (18 words, 104 characters) link to similar

What is the Jewish view on organ transplants?

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

Are we judged by G-d for our thoughts and fantasies?

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

Stem Cell Research?

How do I measure whether I'm living up to what God expects?

Internet Infidelity?

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

Kosher options on the road?

Respecting the Law of the Land?

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

Obligation to Exercise?

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

Is God a He? What gender do we use to reference God?

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

Use/Abuse Homeless Guests in Synagogue for Publicity?

Baby Naming

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

Is one obliged to inform a seller of the value of an item?

Is the State of Israel a central focus of the Judaism?

Mean to a sibling? How do I know when I am?

Level of personal honesty in a job interview?

For inclusion purposes & Israeli citizenship, who is a Jew?

Teaching children self esteem.

Obligation to care for aging parents.

How long one should date before getting married?

Parent's right to try to persuade?

Gun Control?

Hiring or asking someone to say Kaddish for your relative?

How long is too long to date before engagement?

Halachic obligation for a Jew to move to Israel

Obsessed with Money?

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

Can adulterers marry after proper divorce?

Sexual roles: is female domination okay?

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

What is the Jewish position on an afterlife?

Jewish values about being a sperm donor to a couple?

What the #?%*! Boycott Israel?

Is there an obligation to vote pro-Israel?

Jewish stand on women praying wearing Tefillin and a Tallit.

What is the Torah view on recycling?

Using a false identity to post things online?

Can a Jew enter a Church?

Tatoos and Judaism?

Obligation to Last Wishes?

Jewish values on breeding dogs as a business?

Pressure to marry 'Jewish' racism & cause for anti-Semitism?

What is the position on "embryo reduction"?

Asking for Forgiveness - What is removed?

What to do about restricting Jewish religious expression?

Modesty and appearance for unmarried young adults?

Is the timing of an unveiling set by Jewish law?

Dirty Donation?

Family diversity: Observant VS Not Observant?

What is a woman to do if her husband just won't work?

Watching porn? Judging others? What is worse?

Jewish stance on mourning an abusive parent?

Marital obligation to my spouse diagnosed dementia?

Why does G-d let suffering repeat?

Can a non-practicing mom raise a Jewish child? Should she?

Is the religious divide to great to respect each other?

Should Jewish leaders criticize Israel's policies in public?

All sinners, all the time? Are we failures in religion?

Why don't some Ultra-Orthodox Jews celebrate Yom Haatzmaut?

Asking for Forgiveness?

Can art be seperated from vile views of the artist?

Does family Jewish heritage long ago make me a Jew?

Breaking the news that I'm now a Jew!

How far should I push with learning Torah?

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

Tree & Santa in Shul at Christmas for Homeless guests?

If my friend is cheating on her spouse, what should I do?

What are the basic requirements to convert to Judaism?

Do we celebrate a conversion?

Can Jews be cremated?

Should I write about Jewish law on a sex worker's blog?

Is there universal acceptance of any process of conversion?

I discovered Jewish heritage in my family - now what?

How important is it to be buried in a Jewish cemetery?

Is there an obligation for every Jew to visit Israel?

Photos on Headstones?

Who can serve as a Jewish witness at a wedding?


Why do women cover their eyes when lighting Shabbat candles?

Jewish perspective on how to debate political matters?

Does the Talmud carry the same authority as the Torah?

How does the concept of “tzedakah” apply to government?

Jew by Choice

Jewish ethical obligation to tell co-worker to fly right?

What makes a Jews' compliance to ethics uniquely Jewish?

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

Required to Perform on Shabbat - What now?

Can just part of a family convert to Judaism?

What is the view on illegal immigration in Israel?

Making amends to a wronged person that didn't know?

Kashrut that incorporates standards of humane slaughter?

Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?

How much food on Shabbat is too much?

Jewish faith's belief about afterlife or eternity.

Can a single women use IVF?

Jewish view on abortion?

Are there rules for placing a Ner Tamid?

What is the meaning of 'my prayers are with you' in Judaism?

Must we mourn the temple's destruction?

How should employers treat employees?

Discussing political issues in religious terms.

Is “Freedom of Speech” a Torah/Jewish value?

Marriage to fulfill a mitzvah more important than for love?

Jewish woman wearing short shorts or bikinis?

Dressing Modestly

Dressing Tznius (modesty).

What does Yom Haatzmaut mean to American Jews?

Grieving Mom

Can you lie to your boss to get another job?

Explain how God is the Supreme Being.

What about TV? Should we refrain?

Must I fix my relationship with my son?

Do woman have the same obligations as men in prayer?

How does one deal with forgiveness of themself?

Veteran's Day is an opportunity to honor our veterans?

Whose conversions are accepted in Israel?

What is the essence of "a good life" ?

When to light Shabbat candles?

Are we obligated to give to the homeless?

How can Jewish values help us repent for our sins?

What is my Jewish name?

Bad situation vs a good situation?

Are African American converts accepted within Judaism?

Should kashrut be connected to ethical treatment of workers?

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

Am I a Jew?

How come dairy (taken from animals) can't touch meats?

Surrogate Mother?

What can and can't I do regarding Shabbat in the U.S. Army?

Are criminals worthy of our forgiveness?

Are Body Farms Permissable?

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

Can a Jew be buried with a tattoo?

Addiction to cybersex?

What does Judaism tell me about sexual urges?

Is it appropriate to drape a casket with a flag for vet?

The Kotel: how far is too far? Who gets to say?

Why on Sukkot do we focus on huts?

Better to convert or to marry and have children first?

Ritual status of person whose job is to deal with the dead?

Is a medical test that mixes human and animal cells okay?

How honest must I be in a recommendation?

Can Jews of one ethnicity adopt customs of another?

What is the ideal way to give tzedakah, charity?

Is being trustworthy a mitzvah?

Holding on too long to hopes & dreams for an adult child?

Is there a specific obligation to vote?

When must one reveal that they are a convert?

Can a Jew and non Jew be married synagogue?

Obligation to children in will?

Judaism - Who is the mother?

Electric Shabbat and Havdalah Candles?

Is it cheating to take too long of a lunch break?

Stand up for Israel

“what’s in it for me” Torah observance?

Rules of Kashrut do not allow one to mix milk and meat?

What if it looks non-kosher?

What constitutes adultery?

Holding an unveiling service on a holiday!

What is the Jewish view regarding abortion?

Are combat sports like boxing okay?

Sex in public?

When can you postpose a brit milah?

In Jewish view, must a captain go down with his ship?

Was Moses a Bad Father and/or Spouse?

Can Masorti converts wed in an Orthodox shul?

Must I attend High Holiday services?

Is recycling and saving the planet a mitzvah?

May a Gentile attend Jewish services?

Must we honor an abusive parent?

Is there an obligation to leave a country dangerous to Jews?

Must we attend Kol Nidre?

Are we required to move to Israel?

My mother is not Jewish - my father is Jewish.

Where does Kol Nidre service fit into Yom Kippur?

In a pinch, ok to use a phone app for praying on Shabbat?

Shaving with a razor instead of an electric shaver?

Commemorating Jewish Days of Tragedy.

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

V’ahavta l’Reacha Kamocha

The process of teshuvah in Judaism.

Repetition of the same sin - can it be for the good?

How has the Shoah (Holocaust) affected rabbinic Judaism?

Is it Okay to sell an unkosher Torah?

Invitation to an Unveiling?

Jewish view on resurrection of the dead - physical status?

Leap Year AGAIN?

Why is there a tradition to say chapters of Tehillim?

What does Judaism say about naming a child?

Intermarriage Problem?

Jewish wedding, unkosher food??

Assisted living dining together

Jewish view on testing using healthy persons?

Why not cremation?

Is aguna a non-orthodox concern?

Should a minority impose their wishes on the majority?

Why are closed adoptions discouraged?

What is the significance Tu B'Av?

When donate clothes of the deceased?

Balancing Mitzvot

No relations - Divorce?

Genetic testing to establish Jewishness?

Jewish views on mixed-breed animals?

Are there any parts of a kosher bird that are not kosher?

Dangerous Facebook post by teen.

Can a single mother with a child be accepted as a spouse?

Supporting public schools, beyond my tax dollars?

Who decides who is Jewish?

Is it Kosher to mix vegan 'cheese' and meat?

In Judaism, OK to lie to court to prevent death penalty?

Share scientific truths about global warming?

Strange Customs?
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