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Short Thoughts
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
 
 
 

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

What is the Jewish position on an afterlife?

Baby Naming

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

Stem Cell Research?

How long one should date before getting married?

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

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

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

Use/Abuse Homeless Guests in Synagogue for Publicity?

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

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

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

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

How long is too long to date before engagement?

What is the Jewish view on organ transplants?

Gun Control?

Can adulterers marry after proper divorce?

Obsessed with Money?

Internet Infidelity?

Kosher options on the road?

Obligation to care for aging parents.

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

Obligation to Exercise?

Hiring or asking someone to say Kaddish for your relative?

Halachic obligation for a Jew to move to Israel

Teaching children self esteem.

Parent's right to try to persuade?

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

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

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

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

Level of personal honesty in a job interview?

Sexual roles: is female domination okay?

Respecting the Law of the Land?

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

Can a Jew enter a Church?

Should Jewish leaders criticize Israel's policies in public?

Can Jews be cremated?

Family diversity: Observant VS Not Observant?

Do we celebrate a conversion?

Modesty and appearance for unmarried young adults?

Jewish values about being a sperm donor to a couple?

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

Marital obligation to my spouse diagnosed dementia?

Asking for Forgiveness - What is removed?

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

Is there an obligation for every Jew to visit Israel?

Jewish stance on mourning an abusive parent?

Asking for Forgiveness?

What are the basic requirements to convert to Judaism?

Why does G-d let suffering repeat?

Is the religious divide to great to respect each other?

How far should I push with learning Torah?

What is the Torah view on recycling?

Is there an obligation to vote pro-Israel?

Jewish stand on women praying wearing Tefillin and a Tallit.

What the #?%*! Boycott Israel?

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

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

Tatoos and Judaism?

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

Using a false identity to post things online?

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

Obligation to Last Wishes?

Mourners & Well-wishing during holidays in Judaism ?

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

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

Dirty Donation?

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

Is there universal acceptance of any process of conversion?

Watching porn? Judging others? What is worse?

What to do about restricting Jewish religious expression?

Is the timing of an unveiling set by Jewish law?

Tree & Santa in Shul at Christmas for Homeless guests?

Can art be seperated from vile views of the artist?

Breaking the news that I'm now a Jew!

What is the position on "embryo reduction"?

Does family Jewish heritage long ago make me a Jew?

I discovered Jewish heritage in my family - now what?

Jewish values on breeding dogs as a business?

Can just part of a family convert to Judaism?

Marriage to fulfill a mitzvah more important than for love?

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

How should employers treat employees?

Grieving Mom

Discussing political issues in religious terms.

Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?

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

Does the Talmud carry the same authority as the Torah?

Jewish mourning for non-Jewish parents?

Dressing Tznius (modesty).

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

Is leaving information out considered lying?

Jewish view on abortion?

Must we mourn the temple's destruction?

Who can serve as a Jewish witness at a wedding?

Kashrut that incorporates standards of humane slaughter?

What is the view on illegal immigration in Israel?

Jewish perspective on how to debate political matters?

Can a single women use IVF?

Must I fix my relationship with my son?

Why do women cover their eyes when lighting Shabbat candles?

Jew by Choice

Photos on Headstones?

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

Can you lie to your boss to get another job?

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

Mourning for an abusing living person to bring healing?

What does Yom Haatzmaut mean to American Jews?

What makes a Jews' compliance to ethics uniquely Jewish?

Gossip???

Jewish woman wearing short shorts or bikinis?

What about TV? Should we refrain?

Explain how God is the Supreme Being.

Are there rules for placing a Ner Tamid?

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

Dressing Modestly

How much food on Shabbat is too much?

Required to Perform on Shabbat - What now?

Jewish faith's belief about afterlife or eternity.

Should kashrut be connected to ethical treatment of workers?

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

Can a Jew be buried with a tattoo?

Are criminals worthy of our forgiveness?

How honest must I be in a recommendation?

Can Jews of one ethnicity adopt customs of another?

What is the ideal way to give tzedakah, charity?

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

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

What does Judaism tell me about sexual urges?

Why are Ashkenazic Jews be named after a deceased person?

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

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

When to light Shabbat candles?

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

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

Are we obligated to give to the homeless?

Surrogate Mother?

Changing my Hebrew name - disrespectful?

Are African American converts accepted within Judaism?

What is the essence of "a good life" ?

Am I a Jew?

Why on Sukkot do we focus on huts?

Can a Jew and non Jew be married synagogue?

What is my Jewish name?

Carrying our wishes of the deceased in Judaism

Is being trustworthy a mitzvah?

Better to convert or to marry and have children first?

How does one deal with forgiveness of themself?

Addiction to cybersex?

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

When must one reveal that they are a convert?

Is there a specific obligation to vote?

Are Body Farms Permissable?

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

Do woman have the same obligations as men in prayer?

Report to police a crime by a Jew?

Obligation to children in will?

How can Jewish values help us repent for our sins?

Bad situation vs a good situation?

Whose conversions are accepted in Israel?

Jewish responses to lust & masturbation?

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

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

The process of teshuvah in Judaism.

Jewish view on resurrection of the dead - physical status?

Can Masorti converts wed in an Orthodox shul?

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

My mother is not Jewish - my father is Jewish.

V’ahavta l’Reacha Kamocha

Invitation to an Unveiling?

Nudity within a Marriage - Jewish views?

Sex in public?

Holding an unveiling service on a holiday!

Where does Kol Nidre service fit into Yom Kippur?

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

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

What constitutes adultery?

How has the Shoah (Holocaust) affected rabbinic Judaism?

Electric Shabbat and Havdalah Candles?

Judaism - Who is the mother?

When can you postpose a brit milah?

Is recycling and saving the planet a mitzvah?

Why is there a tradition to say chapters of Tehillim?

Are we required to move to Israel?

Stand up for Israel

May a Gentile attend Jewish services?

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

Must we attend Kol Nidre?

What if it looks non-kosher?

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

Must I attend High Holiday services?

Shaving with a razor instead of an electric shaver?

Leap Year AGAIN?

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

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

Commemorating Jewish Days of Tragedy.

What is the Jewish view regarding abortion?

Are combat sports like boxing okay?

Was Moses a Bad Father and/or Spouse?

Must we honor an abusive parent?

Is it Okay to sell an unkosher Torah?

Jewish view on testing using healthy persons?

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

What does Judaism say about naming a child?

What is the significance Tu B'Av?

Genetic testing to establish Jewishness?

Jewish views on mixed-breed animals?

Balancing Mitzvot

Why not cremation?

Is aguna a non-orthodox concern?

Why are closed adoptions discouraged?

Supporting public schools, beyond my tax dollars?

When donate clothes of the deceased?

No relations - Divorce?

Intermarriage Problem?

Dangerous Facebook post by teen.

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

Assisted living dining together

Should a minority impose their wishes on the majority?

Jewish wedding, unkosher food??

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

Who decides who is Jewish?

Strange Customs?

Share scientific truths about global warming?

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