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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

Can adulterers marry after proper divorce?

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

What is the Jewish position on an afterlife?

Internet Infidelity?

Use/Abuse Homeless Guests in Synagogue for Publicity?

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

Stem Cell Research?

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

Obsessed with Money?

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

Obligation to care for aging parents.

Parent's right to try to persuade?

How long one should date before getting married?

Respecting the Law of the Land?

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

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

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

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

Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

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

Gun Control?

Level of personal honesty in a job interview?

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

Baby Naming

Kosher options on the road?

Teaching children self esteem.

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

How long is too long to date before engagement?

What is the Jewish view on organ transplants?

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

Sexual roles: is female domination okay?

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

Obligation to Exercise?

Halachic obligation for a Jew to move to Israel

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

Hiring or asking someone to say Kaddish for your relative?

Jewish values about being a sperm donor to a couple?

Should Jewish leaders criticize Israel's policies in public?

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

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

Breaking the news that I'm now a Jew!

Obligation to Last Wishes?

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

Does family Jewish heritage long ago make me a Jew?

Is there universal acceptance of any process of conversion?

Tree & Santa in Shul at Christmas for Homeless guests?

Is the religious divide to great to respect each other?

Is the timing of an unveiling set by Jewish law?

Jewish stand on women praying wearing Tefillin and a Tallit.

What to do about restricting Jewish religious expression?

Watching porn? Judging others? What is worse?

Can art be seperated from vile views of the artist?

Modesty and appearance for unmarried young adults?

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

Jewish values on breeding dogs as a business?

Asking for Forgiveness - What is removed?

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

Do we celebrate a conversion?

Dirty Donation?

Family diversity: Observant VS Not Observant?

Can a Jew enter a Church?

What the #?%*! Boycott Israel?

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

Marital obligation to my spouse diagnosed dementia?

Can Jews be cremated?

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

Jewish stance on mourning an abusive parent?

Is there an obligation for every Jew to visit Israel?

What are the basic requirements to convert to Judaism?

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

Asking for Forgiveness?

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

How far should I push with learning Torah?

Is there an obligation to vote pro-Israel?

Using a false identity to post things online?

What is the Torah view on recycling?

Why does G-d let suffering repeat?

Tatoos and Judaism?

I discovered Jewish heritage in my family - now what?

What is the position on "embryo reduction"?

What about TV? Should we refrain?

Explain how God is the Supreme Being.

Photos on Headstones?

What is the view on illegal immigration in Israel?

Does the Talmud carry the same authority as the Torah?

Discussing political issues in religious terms.

How should employers treat employees?

Why do women cover their eyes when lighting Shabbat candles?

Must I fix my relationship with my son?

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

What makes a Jews' compliance to ethics uniquely Jewish?

Dressing Modestly


Dressing Tznius (modesty).

Can just part of a family convert to Judaism?

Jewish woman wearing short shorts or bikinis?

Are there rules for placing a Ner Tamid?

Who can serve as a Jewish witness at a wedding?

Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?

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

Can a single women use IVF?

How much food on Shabbat is too much?

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

Jewish view on abortion?

Can you lie to your boss to get another job?

Jewish faith's belief about afterlife or eternity.

Grieving Mom

Required to Perform on Shabbat - What now?

Kashrut that incorporates standards of humane slaughter?

Marriage to fulfill a mitzvah more important than for love?

Must we mourn the temple's destruction?

What does Yom Haatzmaut mean to American Jews?

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

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

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

Jewish perspective on how to debate political matters?

Jew by Choice

Am I a Jew?

Obligation to children in will?

How honest must I be in a recommendation?

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

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

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

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

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

Should kashrut be connected to ethical treatment of workers?

When to light Shabbat candles?

What does Judaism tell me about sexual urges?

What is the essence of "a good life" ?

Is being trustworthy a mitzvah?

Addiction to cybersex?

How can Jewish values help us repent for our sins?

Do woman have the same obligations as men in prayer?

Surrogate Mother?

When must one reveal that they are a convert?

Can a Jew and non Jew be married synagogue?

Can a Jew be buried with a tattoo?

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

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

Can Jews of one ethnicity adopt customs of another?

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

Are we obligated to give to the homeless?

What is my Jewish name?

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

Are African American converts accepted within Judaism?

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

How does one deal with forgiveness of themself?

Are criminals worthy of our forgiveness?

Why on Sukkot do we focus on huts?

Better to convert or to marry and have children first?

What is the ideal way to give tzedakah, charity?

Whose conversions are accepted in Israel?

Are Body Farms Permissable?

Is there a specific obligation to vote?

Bad situation vs a good situation?

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

Where does Kol Nidre service fit into Yom Kippur?

What is the Jewish view regarding abortion?

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

May a Gentile attend Jewish services?

Why is there a tradition to say chapters of Tehillim?

Can Masorti converts wed in an Orthodox shul?

The process of teshuvah in Judaism.

Must I attend High Holiday services?

What constitutes adultery?

Was Moses a Bad Father and/or Spouse?

Holding an unveiling service on a holiday!

Stand up for Israel

Leap Year AGAIN?

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

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

Jewish view on resurrection of the dead - physical status?

How has the Shoah (Holocaust) affected rabbinic Judaism?

Is recycling and saving the planet a mitzvah?

Must we attend Kol Nidre?

When can you postpose a brit milah?

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

Is it Okay to sell an unkosher Torah?

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

Must we honor an abusive parent?

Invitation to an Unveiling?

Commemorating Jewish Days of Tragedy.

Are combat sports like boxing okay?

Are we required to move to Israel?

Sex in public?

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

Judaism - Who is the mother?

Shaving with a razor instead of an electric shaver?

What if it looks non-kosher?

V’ahavta l’Reacha Kamocha

My mother is not Jewish - my father is Jewish.

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

Electric Shabbat and Havdalah Candles?

Assisted living dining together

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

Jewish views on mixed-breed animals?

Dangerous Facebook post by teen.

Is aguna a non-orthodox concern?

Why are closed adoptions discouraged?

Genetic testing to establish Jewishness?

Supporting public schools, beyond my tax dollars?

Should a minority impose their wishes on the majority?

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

No relations - Divorce?

Intermarriage Problem?

Why not cremation?

What is the significance Tu B'Av?

What does Judaism say about naming a child?

Balancing Mitzvot

When donate clothes of the deceased?

Jewish view on testing using healthy persons?

Jewish wedding, unkosher food??

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

Share scientific truths about global warming?

Who decides who is Jewish?

Strange Customs?

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