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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

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

How long is too long to date before engagement?

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

What is the Jewish view on organ transplants?

How long one should date before getting married?

Stem Cell Research?

Teaching children self esteem.

Parent's right to try to persuade?

Gun Control?

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

Baby Naming

Sexual roles: is female domination okay?

Use/Abuse Homeless Guests in Synagogue for Publicity?

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

God He? What language do we use, & what does it mean?

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

Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

Kosher options on the road?

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

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

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

Can adulterers marry after proper divorce?

Hiring or asking someone to say Kaddish for your relative?

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

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

Internet Infidelity?

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

Obsessed with Money?

Respecting the Law of the Land?

Obligation to Exercise?

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

Is the timing of an unveiling set by Jewish law?

Modesty and appearance for unmarried young adults?

Is there universal acceptance of any process of conversion?

Breaking the news that I'm now a Jew!

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

Asking for Forgiveness?


Is there an obligation for every Jew to visit Israel?

Is the religious divide to great to respect each other?

Do we celebrate a conversion?

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

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

Asking for Forgiveness?

Jewish values about being a sperm donor to a couple?

Watching porn? Judging others? What is worse?

Does family Jewish heritage long ago make me a Jew?

What is the position on "embryo reduction"?

Should Jewish leaders criticize Israel's policies in public?

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

Why does G-d let suffering repeat?

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

Dirty Donation?

Tree & Santa in Shul at Christmas for Homeless guests?

What to do about restricting Jewish religious expression?

Family diversity: Observant VS Not Observant?

Jewish values on breeding dogs as a business?

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

How far should I push with learning Torah?

What the #?%*! Boycott Israel?

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

Can a Jew enter a Church?

What is the Torah view on recycling?

Can art be seperated from vile views of the artist?

Using a false identity to post things online?

I discovered Jewish heritage in my family - now what?

Jewish stance on mourning an abusive parent?

Obligation to Last Wishes?

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

Marital obligation to my spouse diagnosed dementia?

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

Is there an obligation to vote pro-Israel?

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

What about TV? Should we refrain?

What makes a Jews' compliance to ethics uniquely Jewish?

Must we mourn the temple's destruction?

Why do women cover their eyes when lighting Shabbat candles?

What obligation to care for aging parents?

Who can serve as a Jewish witness at a wedding?

What is the view on illegal immigration in Israel?

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

How should employers treat employees?

Jew by Choice

Must I fix my relationship with my son?

Can just part of a family convert to Judaism?

Jewish perspective on how to debate political matters?

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

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

Can you lie to your boss to get another job?

Grieving Mom

How much food on Shabbat is too much?

Discussing political issues in religious terms.

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

Dressing Tznius (modesty).

Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?


What does Yom Haatzmaut mean to American Jews?

Can a single women use IVF?

Photos on Headstones?

Are there rules for placing a Ner Tamid?

Jewish woman wearing short shorts or bikinis?

Marriage to fulfill a mitzvah more important than for love?

Required to Perform on Shabbat - What now?

Dressing Modestly

What is the ideal way to give tzedakah, charity?

Can Jews of one ethnicity adopt customs of another?

Bad situation vs a good situation?

Are Body Farms Permissable?

Can a Jew and non Jew be married synagogue?

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

Whose conversions are accepted in Israel?

When to light Shabbat candles?

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

Why on Sukkot do we focus on huts?

Obligation to children in will?

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

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

Addiction to cybersex?

Am I a Jew?

Are African American converts accepted within Judaism?

Is there a specific obligation to vote?

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

Is being trustworthy a mitzvah?

Are we obligated to give to the homeless?

Do woman have the same obligations as men in prayer?

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

Surrogate Mother?

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

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

Can a Jew be buried with a tattoo?

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

When must one reveal that they are a convert?

What does Judaism tell me about sexual urges?

What is my Jewish name?

Better to convert or to marry and have children first?

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

How honest must I be in a recommendation?

Jewish view on resurrection of the dead - physical status?

Is it Okay to sell an unkosher Torah?

May a Gentile attend Jewish services?

V’ahavta l’Reacha Kamocha

Why is there a tradition to say chapters of Tehillim?

Stand up for Israel

What if it looks non-kosher?

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

Leap Year AGAIN?

Can Masorti converts wed in an Orthodox shul?

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

My Boss insists only 1 hour for lunch break.

My mother is not Jewish - my father is Jewish.

Is recycling and saving the planet a mitzvah?

When can you postpose a brit milah?

Invitation to an Unveiling?

Commemorating Jewish Days of Tragedy.

Shaving with a razor instead of an electric shaver?

Are combat sports like boxing okay?

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

Holding an unveiling service on a holiday!

Must we honor an abusive parent?

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

What constitutes adultery?

Was Moses a Bad Father and/or Spouse?

What is the Jewish view regarding abortion?

Are we required to move to Israel?

Electric Shabbat and Havdalah Candles?

Sex in public?

Judaism - Who is the mother?

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

Is aguna a non-orthodox concern?

Why are closed adoptions discouraged?

What does Judaism say about naming a child?

Jewish view on testing using healthy persons?

Supporting public schools, beyond my tax dollars?

Intermarriage Problem?

What is the significance Tu B'Av?

Jewish views on mixed-breed animals?

Why not cremation?

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

Balancing Mitzvot

When donate clothes of the deceased?

Jewish wedding, unkosher food??

Dangerous Facebook post by teen.

Assisted living dining together

Should a minority impose their wishes on the majority?

Genetic testing to establish Jewishness?

No relations - Divorce?

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

Who decides who is Jewish?

Must I attend High Holiday services?

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

Strange Customs?

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

Share scientific truths about global warming?
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