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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

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

Teaching children self esteem.

Parent's right to try to persuade?

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

Obligation to Exercise?

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

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

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

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

Halachic obligation for a Jew to move to Israel

Obligation to care for aging parents.

Sexual roles: is female domination okay?

Obsessed with Money?

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

Hiring or asking someone to say Kaddish for your relative?

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

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

Gun Control?

How long is too long to date before engagement?

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

Internet Infidelity?

What is the Jewish view on organ transplants?

How long one should date before getting married?

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

Baby Naming

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

Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

Kosher options on the road?

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

Use/Abuse Homeless Guests in Synagogue for Publicity?

Can adulterers marry after proper divorce?

Level of personal honesty in a job interview?

What is the Jewish position on an afterlife?

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

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

Stem Cell Research?

Respecting the Law of the Land?

Marital obligation to my spouse diagnosed dementia?

What is the Torah view on recycling?

What is the position on "embryo reduction"?

Tree & Santa in Shul at Christmas for Homeless guests?

Jewish stance on mourning an abusive parent?

Asking for Forgiveness - What is removed?

Asking for Forgiveness?

Tatoos and Judaism?

Jewish values about being a sperm donor to a couple?

What are the basic requirements to convert to Judaism?

Obligation to Last Wishes?

Is there an obligation to vote pro-Israel?

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

Does family Jewish heritage long ago make me a Jew?

What the #?%*! Boycott Israel?

Family diversity: Observant VS Not Observant?

Jewish stand on women praying wearing Tefillin and a Tallit.

Can Jews be cremated?

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

Is there universal acceptance of any process of conversion?

Why does G-d let suffering repeat?

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

Is the religious divide to great to respect each other?

Mourners & Well-wishing during holidays in Judaism ?

Is there an obligation for every Jew to visit Israel?

Jewish values on breeding dogs as a business?

Modesty and appearance for unmarried young adults?

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

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

Dirty Donation?

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

Breaking the news that I'm now a Jew!

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

Can a Jew enter a Church?

Watching porn? Judging others? What is worse?

Should Jewish leaders criticize Israel's policies in public?

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

I discovered Jewish heritage in my family - now what?

Is the timing of an unveiling set by Jewish law?

Using a false identity to post things online?

What to do about restricting Jewish religious expression?

How far should I push with learning Torah?

Do we celebrate a conversion?

Can art be seperated from vile views of the artist?

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

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

Photos on Headstones?

Is leaving information out considered lying?

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

Grieving Mom

Must we mourn the temple's destruction?

Jewish mourning for non-Jewish parents?

Jewish woman wearing short shorts or bikinis?

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

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

Must I fix my relationship with my son?

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

How should employers treat employees?

Required to Perform on Shabbat - What now?

What is the view on illegal immigration in Israel?

How much food on Shabbat is too much?

Are there rules for placing a Ner Tamid?

Jewish faith's belief about afterlife or eternity.

What does Yom Haatzmaut mean to American Jews?

Jewish view on abortion?

What makes a Jews' compliance to ethics uniquely Jewish?

Who can serve as a Jewish witness at a wedding?

Jewish perspective on how to debate political matters?

Discussing political issues in religious terms.

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


Dressing Modestly

Kashrut that incorporates standards of humane slaughter?

Can a single women use IVF?

Mourning for an abusing living person to bring healing?

Can you lie to your boss to get another job?

Dressing Tznius (modesty).

What about TV? Should we refrain?

Why do women cover their eyes when lighting Shabbat candles?

Does the Talmud carry the same authority as the Torah?

Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?

Explain how God is the Supreme Being.

Can just part of a family convert to Judaism?

Jew by Choice

Marriage to fulfill a mitzvah more important than for love?

Bad situation vs a good situation?

Are criminals worthy of our forgiveness?

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

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

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

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

Am I a Jew?

Are African American converts accepted within Judaism?

How can Jewish values help us repent for our sins?

Why on Sukkot do we focus on huts?

How does one deal with forgiveness of themself?

What does Judaism tell me about sexual urges?

Jewish responses to lust & masturbation?

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

Is being trustworthy a mitzvah?

When must one reveal that they are a convert?

Whose conversions are accepted in Israel?

What is the essence of "a good life" ?

Are we obligated to give to the homeless?

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

Addiction to cybersex?

Is there a specific obligation to vote?

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

Surrogate Mother?

Can Jews of one ethnicity adopt customs of another?

Can a Jew and non Jew be married synagogue?

Can a Jew be buried with a tattoo?

How honest must I be in a recommendation?

What is my Jewish name?

Obligation to children in will?

Are Body Farms Permissable?

What is the ideal way to give tzedakah, charity?

Why are Ashkenazic Jews be named after a deceased person?

Changing my Hebrew name - disrespectful?

Better to convert or to marry and have children first?

When to light Shabbat candles?

Carrying our wishes of the deceased in Judaism

Should kashrut be connected to ethical treatment of workers?

Report to police a crime by a Jew?

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

Do woman have the same obligations as men in prayer?

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

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

Are combat sports like boxing okay?

Invitation to an Unveiling?

When can you postpose a brit milah?

Holding an unveiling service on a holiday!

V’ahavta l’Reacha Kamocha

Was Moses a Bad Father and/or Spouse?

My mother is not Jewish - my father is Jewish.

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

Must we attend Kol Nidre?

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

Is recycling and saving the planet a mitzvah?

Shaving with a razor instead of an electric shaver?

Can Masorti converts wed in an Orthodox shul?

Why is there a tradition to say chapters of Tehillim?

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?

Where does Kol Nidre service fit into Yom Kippur?

Stand up for Israel

Leap Year AGAIN?

Are we required to move to Israel?

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

Must we honor an abusive parent?

What constitutes adultery?

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

Judaism - Who is the mother?

Must I attend High Holiday services?

May a Gentile attend Jewish services?

Electric Shabbat and Havdalah Candles?

Sex in public?

Commemorating Jewish Days of Tragedy.

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

The process of teshuvah in Judaism.

Is it Okay to sell an unkosher Torah?

What is the Jewish view regarding abortion?

Nudity within a Marriage - Jewish views?

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

What if it looks non-kosher?

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

Jewish views on mixed-breed animals?

Assisted living dining together

What is the significance Tu B'Av?

Intermarriage Problem?

Balancing Mitzvot

Genetic testing to establish Jewishness?

No relations - Divorce?

Is aguna a non-orthodox concern?

Jewish wedding, unkosher food??

Dangerous Facebook post by teen.

Jewish view on testing using healthy persons?

Should a minority impose their wishes on the majority?

Supporting public schools, beyond my tax dollars?

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

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

Why not cremation?

Why are closed adoptions discouraged?

What does Judaism say about naming a child?

When donate clothes of the deceased?

Strange Customs?

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

Who decides who is Jewish?

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

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