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ANNOUNCING THE
Jewish Values Online Blog Awards - Third Quarter 5779
 
Jewish Values Online, the leading site providing a mix of voices and viewpoints for
multi-denominational Jewish perspectives on moral and ethical questions is delighted to announce the selection of the best blog entries posted for the third quarter of 5779.
 

So You Have a Jewish Father: A Guide to When Dad is Jewish but Mom is not

Posted on 04/05/2019 by Moshe Daniel Levine
So you have a Jewish father. You may identify as Jewish. And you may not. You might say that you are half Jewish, or you could just be confused. Any of these answers are completely understandable. You may have...
 
 
 

Kvetching for a Cause: The Art of Selfishly Praying for Others

Posted on 05/27/2019 by Jacob Schwartz
B”SD “Heal me Hashem, and I will he healed; save me Hashem, and I will be saved, for You are my prayer.” - Jeremiah 17:14 , , – :...
 
 
 
 
 

“Reverse Anthropomorphism”

Posted on 04/07/2019 by Rabbi Yaakov Bieler
A Talmudic passage describing God in a dialectical manner. At the end of each Shabbat, a lengthy prayer, beginning with the words, “VaYetein LeCha…” (“And may He Give you…) is...
 
 
 
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Does Judaism demand too much of those with differences?

Stem Cell Research?

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

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

Mourners & Well-wishing during holidays in Judaism ?

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

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

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

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

14, Jewish, & Gay - now what?

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

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

Obligation to care for aging parents.

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

Origin of the Hebrew word 'yibum'?

Jewish view: Covenant Law leads to Good and Evil?

Kosher options on the road?

Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

Agunah (chained woman) problem?

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

Jewish responses to lust?

In overpayment situation, what is required?

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

Baby Naming

Use/Abuse Homeless Guests in Synagogue for Publicity?
 
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The First and Only Hasidic Female Rabbi

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