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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

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

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

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

Internet Infidelity?

Use/Abuse Homeless Guests in Synagogue for Publicity?

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

Obligation to Exercise?

How long is too long to date before engagement?

Can adulterers marry after proper divorce?

Obligation to care for aging parents.

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

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

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

Baby Naming

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

Level of personal honesty in a job interview?

Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

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

Respecting the Law of the Land?

How long one should date before getting married?

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

Gun Control?

Sexual roles: is female domination okay?

Teaching children self esteem.

Stem Cell Research?

Kosher options on the road?

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

Obsessed with Money?

Halachic obligation for a Jew to move to Israel

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

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

Parent's right to try to persuade?

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

What is the Jewish position on an afterlife?

Hiring or asking someone to say Kaddish for your relative?

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

What is the Jewish view on organ transplants?

Using a false identity to post things online?

Tree & Santa in Shul at Christmas for Homeless guests?

Jewish stance on mourning an abusive parent?

Breaking the news that I'm now a Jew!

Is there an obligation to vote pro-Israel?

Asking for Forgiveness?

Is the timing of an unveiling set by Jewish law?

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

What is the Torah view on recycling?

Mourners & Well-wishing during holidays in Judaism ?

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

Jewish values on breeding dogs as a business?

Obligation to Last Wishes?

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

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

Is there an obligation for every Jew to visit Israel?

Tatoos and Judaism?

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

Is the religious divide to great to respect each other?

What to do about restricting Jewish religious expression?

What the #?%*! Boycott Israel?

Should Jewish leaders criticize Israel's policies in public?

I discovered Jewish heritage in my family - now what?

Asking for Forgiveness - What is removed?

Marital obligation to my spouse diagnosed dementia?

Can a Jew enter a Church?

Do we celebrate a conversion?

What is the position on "embryo reduction"?

What are the basic requirements to convert to Judaism?

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

Watching porn? Judging others? What is worse?

Jewish values about being a sperm donor to a couple?

How far should I push with learning Torah?

Jewish stand on women praying wearing Tefillin and a Tallit.

Does family Jewish heritage long ago make me a Jew?

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

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

Can Jews be cremated?

Why does G-d let suffering repeat?

Is there universal acceptance of any process of conversion?

Family diversity: Observant VS Not Observant?

Can art be seperated from vile views of the artist?

Modesty and appearance for unmarried young adults?

Dirty Donation?

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

Jewish mourning for non-Jewish parents?

Required to Perform on Shabbat - What now?

Jew by Choice

Can you lie to your boss to get another job?

Who can serve as a Jewish witness at a wedding?

Photos on Headstones?

Dressing Modestly

Jewish faith's belief about afterlife or eternity.

Are there rules for placing a Ner Tamid?

Must I fix my relationship with my son?


How much food on Shabbat is too much?

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

What makes a Jews' compliance to ethics uniquely Jewish?

Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?

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

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

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

What is the view on illegal immigration in Israel?

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

Must we mourn the temple's destruction?

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

Does the Talmud carry the same authority as the Torah?

Explain how God is the Supreme Being.

Can a single women use IVF?

Is leaving information out considered lying?

Jewish view on abortion?

Marriage to fulfill a mitzvah more important than for love?

Kashrut that incorporates standards of humane slaughter?

How should employers treat employees?

Can just part of a family convert to Judaism?

Dressing Tznius (modesty).

Grieving Mom

Jewish woman wearing short shorts or bikinis?

What does Yom Haatzmaut mean to American Jews?

What about TV? Should we refrain?

Mourning for an abusing living person to bring healing?

Why do women cover their eyes when lighting Shabbat candles?

Jewish perspective on how to debate political matters?

Discussing political issues in religious terms.

What is the essence of "a good life" ?

Am I a Jew?

Are African American converts accepted within Judaism?

Why are Ashkenazic Jews be named after a deceased person?

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

When to light Shabbat candles?

Can Jews of one ethnicity adopt customs of another?

Do woman have the same obligations as men in prayer?

Are Body Farms Permissable?

Addiction to cybersex?

What is the ideal way to give tzedakah, charity?

Changing my Hebrew name - disrespectful?

Report to police a crime by a Jew?

Jewish responses to lust & masturbation?

How can Jewish values help us repent for our sins?

What is my Jewish name?

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

Is there a specific obligation to vote?

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

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

Can a Jew be buried with a tattoo?

What does Judaism tell me about sexual urges?

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

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

Are criminals worthy of our forgiveness?

Obligation to children in will?

How honest must I be in a recommendation?

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

When must one reveal that they are a convert?

Can a Jew and non Jew be married synagogue?

Why on Sukkot do we focus on huts?

How does one deal with forgiveness of themself?

Is being trustworthy a mitzvah?

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

Whose conversions are accepted in Israel?

Better to convert or to marry and have children first?

Should kashrut be connected to ethical treatment of workers?

Are we obligated to give to the homeless?

Carrying our wishes of the deceased in Judaism

Bad situation vs a good situation?

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

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

Surrogate Mother?

How has the Shoah (Holocaust) affected rabbinic Judaism?

Electric Shabbat and Havdalah Candles?

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

What if it looks non-kosher?

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

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

Stand up for Israel

What constitutes adultery?

Why is there a tradition to say chapters of Tehillim?

Nudity within a Marriage - Jewish views?

Invitation to an Unveiling?

Where does Kol Nidre service fit into Yom Kippur?

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

Must I attend High Holiday services?

Judaism - Who is the mother?

Shaving with a razor instead of an electric shaver?

Leap Year AGAIN?

Sex in public?

Are combat sports like boxing okay?

Was Moses a Bad Father and/or Spouse?

Must we attend Kol Nidre?

May a Gentile attend Jewish services?

V’ahavta l’Reacha Kamocha

The process of teshuvah in Judaism.

When can you postpose a brit milah?

My mother is not Jewish - my father is Jewish.

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

Must we honor an abusive parent?

What is the Jewish view regarding abortion?

Is recycling and saving the planet a mitzvah?

Can Masorti converts wed in an Orthodox shul?

Are we required to move to Israel?

Jewish view on resurrection of the dead - physical status?

Holding an unveiling service on a holiday!

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

Commemorating Jewish Days of Tragedy.

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

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

Is it Okay to sell an unkosher Torah?

Should a minority impose their wishes on the majority?

When donate clothes of the deceased?

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

Jewish views on mixed-breed animals?

Jewish wedding, unkosher food??

Assisted living dining together

Intermarriage Problem?

Is aguna a non-orthodox concern?

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

Supporting public schools, beyond my tax dollars?

No relations - Divorce?

Why are closed adoptions discouraged?

What is the significance Tu B'Av?

Dangerous Facebook post by teen.

Why not cremation?

Genetic testing to establish Jewishness?

What does Judaism say about naming a child?

Balancing Mitzvot

Jewish view on testing using healthy persons?

Share scientific truths about global warming?

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

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

Who decides who is Jewish?

Strange Customs?
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