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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 Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

How long is too long to date before engagement?

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

Obligation to care for aging parents.

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

Level of personal honesty in a job interview?

Use/Abuse Homeless Guests in Synagogue for Publicity?

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

How long one should date before getting married?

What is the Jewish position on an afterlife?

Parent's right to try to persuade?

Baby Naming

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

Internet Infidelity?

Sexual roles: is female domination okay?

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

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

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

Stem Cell Research?

Hiring or asking someone to say Kaddish for your relative?

Obsessed with Money?

Obligation to Exercise?

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

What is the Jewish view on organ transplants?

Gun Control?

Kosher options on the road?

Can adulterers marry after proper divorce?

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

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

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

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

Respecting the Law of the Land?

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

Teaching children self esteem.

Halachic obligation for a Jew to move to Israel

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

Jewish values about being a sperm donor to a couple?

Tatoos and Judaism?

How far should I push with learning Torah?

Can art be seperated from vile views of the artist?

Is the timing of an unveiling set by Jewish law?

Watching porn? Judging others? What is worse?

What is the Torah view on recycling?

Jewish stance on mourning an abusive parent?

Dirty Donation?

Tree & Santa in Shul at Christmas for Homeless guests?

Is there universal acceptance of any process of conversion?

Jewish values on breeding dogs as a business?

Asking for Forgiveness - What is removed?

Do we celebrate a conversion?

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

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

What the #?%*! Boycott Israel?

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

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

What are the basic requirements to convert to Judaism?

Jewish stand on women praying wearing Tefillin and a Tallit.

Is the religious divide to great to respect each other?

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

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

Why does G-d let suffering repeat?

Does family Jewish heritage long ago make me a Jew?

Family diversity: Observant VS Not Observant?

What to do about restricting Jewish religious expression?

Asking for Forgiveness?

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

I discovered Jewish heritage in my family - now what?

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

Is there an obligation for every Jew to visit Israel?

Obligation to Last Wishes?

Breaking the news that I'm now a Jew!

Can Jews be cremated?

Modesty and appearance for unmarried young adults?

Can a Jew enter a Church?

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

Should Jewish leaders criticize Israel's policies in public?

Marital obligation to my spouse diagnosed dementia?

What is the position on "embryo reduction"?

Is there an obligation to vote pro-Israel?

Using a false identity to post things online?

Can just part of a family convert to Judaism?

Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?

Jew by Choice

Jewish view on abortion?

What does Yom Haatzmaut mean to American Jews?

Photos on Headstones?

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

Grieving Mom

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

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

Must I fix my relationship with my son?

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

How should employers treat employees?

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

What about TV? Should we refrain?

Jewish faith's belief about afterlife or eternity.

Dressing Tznius (modesty).

Who can serve as a Jewish witness at a wedding?

Why do women cover their eyes when lighting Shabbat candles?

Can you lie to your boss to get another job?

Must we mourn the temple's destruction?

Jewish woman wearing short shorts or bikinis?

Kashrut that incorporates standards of humane slaughter?

Explain how God is the Supreme Being.

Discussing political issues in religious terms.

Are there rules for placing a Ner Tamid?

Does the Talmud carry the same authority as the Torah?

What makes a Jews' compliance to ethics uniquely Jewish?

Dressing Modestly

Can a single women use IVF?

Marriage to fulfill a mitzvah more important than for love?

Jewish perspective on how to debate political matters?

What is the view on illegal immigration in Israel?

How much food on Shabbat is too much?

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

Required to Perform on Shabbat - What now?


How does one deal with forgiveness of themself?

Surrogate Mother?

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

Is there a specific obligation to vote?

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

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

Can Jews of one ethnicity adopt customs of another?

Addiction to cybersex?

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

Are Body Farms Permissable?

Obligation to children in will?

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

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

Should kashrut be connected to ethical treatment of workers?

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

Why on Sukkot do we focus on huts?

Can a Jew be buried with a tattoo?

When must one reveal that they are a convert?

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

Are African American converts accepted within Judaism?

What is the ideal way to give tzedakah, charity?

Am I a Jew?

Bad situation vs a good situation?

Do woman have the same obligations as men in prayer?

What does Judaism tell me about sexual urges?

What is the essence of "a good life" ?

What is my Jewish name?

Whose conversions are accepted in Israel?

Is being trustworthy a mitzvah?

Better to convert or to marry and have children first?

Are criminals worthy of our forgiveness?

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

How honest must I be in a recommendation?

Can a Jew and non Jew be married synagogue?

How can Jewish values help us repent for our sins?

When to light Shabbat candles?

Are we obligated to give to the homeless?

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

What constitutes adultery?

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

Was Moses a Bad Father and/or Spouse?

Judaism - Who is the mother?

Why is there a tradition to say chapters of Tehillim?

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

Is it Okay to sell an unkosher Torah?

Must we attend Kol Nidre?

Invitation to an Unveiling?

What is the Jewish view regarding abortion?

Stand up for Israel

Are we required to move to Israel?

V’ahavta l’Reacha Kamocha

Jewish view on resurrection of the dead - physical status?

Can Masorti converts wed in an Orthodox shul?

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

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

My mother is not Jewish - my father is Jewish.

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

Holding an unveiling service on a holiday!

The process of teshuvah in Judaism.

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

Must I attend High Holiday services?

Electric Shabbat and Havdalah Candles?

May a Gentile attend Jewish services?

Shaving with a razor instead of an electric shaver?

Sex in public?

Leap Year AGAIN?

Commemorating Jewish Days of Tragedy.

How has the Shoah (Holocaust) affected rabbinic Judaism?

Where does Kol Nidre service fit into Yom Kippur?

Are combat sports like boxing okay?

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

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

Is recycling and saving the planet a mitzvah?

When can you postpose a brit milah?

Must we honor an abusive parent?

What if it looks non-kosher?

What does Judaism say about naming a child?

No relations - Divorce?

Balancing Mitzvot

When donate clothes of the deceased?

Is aguna a non-orthodox concern?

Jewish wedding, unkosher food??

Supporting public schools, beyond my tax dollars?

Assisted living dining together

Why not cremation?

Should a minority impose their wishes on the majority?

Dangerous Facebook post by teen.

What is the significance Tu B'Av?

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

Jewish views on mixed-breed animals?

Intermarriage Problem?

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

Why are closed adoptions discouraged?

Jewish view on testing using healthy persons?

Genetic testing to establish Jewishness?

Share scientific truths about global warming?

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

Who decides who is Jewish?

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

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