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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 do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

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

Gun Control?

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

Obsessed with Money?

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

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

Teaching children self esteem.

Internet Infidelity?

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

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

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

Respecting the Law of the Land?

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

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

What is the Jewish view on organ transplants?

Obligation to Exercise?

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

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

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

Hiring or asking someone to say Kaddish for your relative?

Stem Cell Research?

Parent's right to try to persuade?

Kosher options on the road?

How long is too long to date before engagement?

Baby Naming

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

Use/Abuse Homeless Guests in Synagogue for Publicity?

How long one should date before getting married?

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

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

Can adulterers marry after proper divorce?

Sexual roles: is female domination okay?

What is the Torah view on recycling?

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

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

Dirty Donation?

Asking for Forgiveness?

Jewish values about being a sperm donor to a couple?

Tree & Santa in Shul at Christmas for Homeless guests?

Is there universal acceptance of any process of conversion?

Is the religious divide to great to respect each other?

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

What to do about restricting Jewish religious expression?

Obligation to Last Wishes?

Is there an obligation to vote pro-Israel?

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

Family diversity: Observant VS Not Observant?

Asking for Forgiveness?

Is the timing of an unveiling set by Jewish law?

How far should I push with learning Torah?

Jewish stance on mourning an abusive parent?

Is there an obligation for every Jew to visit Israel?

Can a Jew enter a Church?

Marital obligation to my spouse diagnosed dementia?

Breaking the news that I'm now a Jew!

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

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

Modesty and appearance for unmarried young adults?

What is the position on "embryo reduction"?

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

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

Can art be seperated from vile views of the artist?


What the #?%*! Boycott Israel?

Why does G-d let suffering repeat?

I discovered Jewish heritage in my family - now what?

Jewish values on breeding dogs as a business?

Using a false identity to post things online?

Should Jewish leaders criticize Israel's policies in public?

Watching porn? Judging others? What is worse?

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

Does family Jewish heritage long ago make me a Jew?

Do we celebrate a conversion?

What obligation to care for aging parents?

Jew by Choice

Must we mourn the temple's destruction?

Jewish perspective on how to debate political matters?

What is the view on illegal immigration in Israel?

Jewish woman wearing short shorts or bikinis?

Can you lie to your boss to get another job?

Are there rules for placing a Ner Tamid?

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

Grieving Mom

Can just part of a family convert to Judaism?

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

How should employers treat employees?

Who can serve as a Jewish witness at a wedding?

Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?

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

How much food on Shabbat is too much?

Dressing Tznius (modesty).

Photos on Headstones?

Can a single women use IVF?

Required to Perform on Shabbat - What now?

Must I fix my relationship with my son?

Marriage to fulfill a mitzvah more important than for love?

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

What makes a Jews' compliance to ethics uniquely Jewish?

Discussing political issues in religious terms.

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

Why do women cover their eyes when lighting Shabbat candles?

What does Yom Haatzmaut mean to American Jews?

Dressing Modestly


What about TV? Should we refrain?

Is being trustworthy a mitzvah?

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

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

Better to convert or to marry and have children first?

Why on Sukkot do we focus on huts?

What is my Jewish name?

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

Surrogate Mother?

When must one reveal that they are a convert?

Whose conversions are accepted in Israel?

Can a Jew and non Jew be married synagogue?

Are African American converts accepted within Judaism?

Is there a specific obligation to vote?

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

What is the ideal way to give tzedakah, charity?

What does Judaism tell me about sexual urges?

When to light Shabbat candles?

Can a Jew be buried with a tattoo?

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

How honest must I be in a recommendation?

Are we obligated to give to the homeless?

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?

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

Do woman have the same obligations as men in prayer?

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

Am I a Jew?

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

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

Bad situation vs a good situation?

Obligation to children in will?

What if it looks non-kosher?

Is recycling and saving the planet a mitzvah?

When can you postpose a brit milah?

Can Masorti converts wed in an Orthodox shul?

Shaving with a razor instead of an electric shaver?

Was Moses a Bad Father and/or Spouse?

Must we honor an abusive parent?

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

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

Commemorating Jewish Days of Tragedy.

Are we required to move to Israel?

Jewish view on resurrection of the dead - physical status?

What constitutes adultery?

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

Are combat sports like boxing okay?

What is the Jewish view regarding abortion?

Leap Year AGAIN?

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

Invitation to an Unveiling?

Why is there a tradition to say chapters of Tehillim?

V’ahavta l’Reacha Kamocha

Is it Okay to sell an unkosher Torah?

Sex in public?

My Boss insists only 1 hour for lunch break.

My mother is not Jewish - my father is Jewish.

Holding an unveiling service on a holiday!

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

May a Gentile attend Jewish services?

Stand up for Israel

Judaism - Who is the mother?

Electric Shabbat and Havdalah Candles?

Should a minority impose their wishes on the majority?

Jewish view on testing using healthy persons?

Balancing Mitzvot

Supporting public schools, beyond my tax dollars?

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

Why are closed adoptions discouraged?

Jewish views on mixed-breed animals?

Is aguna a non-orthodox concern?

Jewish wedding, unkosher food??

What does Judaism say about naming a child?

Why not cremation?

No relations - Divorce?

Assisted living dining together

When donate clothes of the deceased?

What is the significance Tu B'Av?

Dangerous Facebook post by teen.

Intermarriage Problem?

Genetic testing to establish Jewishness?

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

Share scientific truths about global warming?

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

Strange Customs?

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

Who decides who is Jewish?

Must I attend High Holiday services?
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