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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

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

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

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

Can adulterers marry after proper divorce?

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

Baby Naming

What is the Jewish position on an afterlife?

How long is too long to date before engagement?

Use/Abuse Homeless Guests in Synagogue for Publicity?

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

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

What is the Jewish view on organ transplants?

Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

Parent's right to try to persuade?

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

Internet Infidelity?

Obligation to care for aging parents.

Gun Control?

Obligation to Exercise?

Level of personal honesty in a job interview?

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

Hiring or asking someone to say Kaddish for your relative?

Obsessed with Money?

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

Respecting the Law of the Land?

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

Sexual roles: is female domination okay?

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

Halachic obligation for a Jew to move to Israel

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

Stem Cell Research?

Kosher options on the road?

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

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

How long one should date before getting married?

Teaching children self esteem.

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

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

Jewish stand on women praying wearing Tefillin and a Tallit.

Obligation to Last Wishes?

Watching porn? Judging others? What is worse?

Using a false identity to post things online?

Do we celebrate a conversion?

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

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

Is there universal acceptance of any process of conversion?

Jewish values about being a sperm donor to a couple?

Should Jewish leaders criticize Israel's policies in public?

Mourners & Well-wishing during holidays in Judaism ?

Breaking the news that I'm now a Jew!

Does family Jewish heritage long ago make me a Jew?

What the #?%*! Boycott Israel?

Tatoos and Judaism?

Tree & Santa in Shul at Christmas for Homeless guests?

Is there an obligation to vote pro-Israel?

Can art be seperated from vile views of the artist?

What to do about restricting Jewish religious expression?

What are the basic requirements to convert to Judaism?

I discovered Jewish heritage in my family - now what?

Modesty and appearance for unmarried young adults?

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

Jewish stance on mourning an abusive parent?

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

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

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

Jewish values on breeding dogs as a business?

Is the timing of an unveiling set by Jewish law?

Can Jews be cremated?

How far should I push with learning Torah?

What is the Torah view on recycling?

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

Why does G-d let suffering repeat?

Marital obligation to my spouse diagnosed dementia?

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

Dirty Donation?

Asking for Forgiveness?

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

Is there an obligation for every Jew to visit Israel?

Can a Jew enter a Church?

Is the religious divide to great to respect each other?

Family diversity: Observant VS Not Observant?

Asking for Forgiveness - What is removed?

What is the position on "embryo reduction"?

Grieving Mom

What does Yom Haatzmaut mean to American Jews?

How should employers treat employees?

Must we mourn the temple's destruction?

Why do women cover their eyes when lighting Shabbat candles?

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

Discussing political issues in religious terms.

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

Mourning for an abusing living person to bring healing?

Dressing Modestly

Jewish mourning for non-Jewish parents?

Who can serve as a Jewish witness at a wedding?

Can just part of a family convert to Judaism?

Are there rules for placing a Ner Tamid?

Does the Talmud carry the same authority as the Torah?

Required to Perform on Shabbat - What now?

Jewish faith's belief about afterlife or eternity.

Is leaving information out considered lying?

Jewish perspective on how to debate political matters?

How much food on Shabbat is too much?

Can you lie to your boss to get another job?

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

Must I fix my relationship with my son?

Jewish view on abortion?

Jew by Choice

Can a single women use IVF?

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

What makes a Jews' compliance to ethics uniquely Jewish?

Dressing Tznius (modesty).

Photos on Headstones?


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

What is the view on illegal immigration in Israel?

Explain how God is the Supreme Being.

Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?

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

Marriage to fulfill a mitzvah more important than for love?

Jewish woman wearing short shorts or bikinis?

Kashrut that incorporates standards of humane slaughter?

What about TV? Should we refrain?

Do woman have the same obligations as men in prayer?

Jewish responses to lust & masturbation?

Should kashrut be connected to ethical treatment of workers?

Report to police a crime by a Jew?

How does one deal with forgiveness of themself?

Can a Jew be buried with a tattoo?

Can Jews of one ethnicity adopt customs of another?

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

Is there a specific obligation to vote?

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

Whose conversions are accepted in Israel?

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

Am I a Jew?

Are Body Farms Permissable?

Carrying our wishes of the deceased in Judaism

Can a Jew and non Jew be married synagogue?

Are criminals worthy of our forgiveness?

Are African American converts accepted within Judaism?

Bad situation vs a good situation?

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

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

When to light Shabbat candles?

How can Jewish values help us repent for our sins?

Is being trustworthy a mitzvah?

Why are Ashkenazic Jews be named after a deceased person?

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

What is the essence of "a good life" ?

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

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

Are we obligated to give to the homeless?

Surrogate Mother?

Changing my Hebrew name - disrespectful?

Obligation to children in will?

When must one reveal that they are a convert?

How honest must I be in a recommendation?

Addiction to cybersex?

Better to convert or to marry and have children first?

What is the ideal way to give tzedakah, charity?

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

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

What does Judaism tell me about sexual urges?

What is my Jewish name?

Why on Sukkot do we focus on huts?

May a Gentile attend Jewish services?

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

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

Sex in public?

Is it Okay to sell an unkosher Torah?

Why is there a tradition to say chapters of Tehillim?

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

My mother is not Jewish - my father is Jewish.

What is the Jewish view regarding abortion?

V’ahavta l’Reacha Kamocha

Was Moses a Bad Father and/or Spouse?

Jewish view on resurrection of the dead - physical status?

Holding an unveiling service on a holiday!

Where does Kol Nidre service fit into Yom Kippur?

Can Masorti converts wed in an Orthodox shul?

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

What constitutes adultery?

Stand up for Israel

Must we honor an abusive parent?

How has the Shoah (Holocaust) affected rabbinic Judaism?

Commemorating Jewish Days of Tragedy.

The process of teshuvah in Judaism.

Must we attend Kol Nidre?

Are combat sports like boxing okay?

Leap Year AGAIN?

Judaism - Who is the mother?

Is recycling and saving the planet a mitzvah?

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

Are we required to move to Israel?

Shaving with a razor instead of an electric shaver?

Nudity within a Marriage - Jewish views?

Invitation to an Unveiling?

Electric Shabbat and Havdalah Candles?

What if it looks non-kosher?

Must I attend High Holiday services?

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

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

When can you postpose a brit milah?

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

Should a minority impose their wishes on the majority?

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

Jewish views on mixed-breed animals?

What does Judaism say about naming a child?

Assisted living dining together

Supporting public schools, beyond my tax dollars?

Jewish wedding, unkosher food??

What is the significance Tu B'Av?

Balancing Mitzvot

Is aguna a non-orthodox concern?

No relations - Divorce?

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

Genetic testing to establish Jewishness?

Intermarriage Problem?

Why are closed adoptions discouraged?

Dangerous Facebook post by teen.

Jewish view on testing using healthy persons?

Why not cremation?

When donate clothes of the deceased?

Share scientific truths about global warming?

Strange Customs?

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

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

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