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ANNOUNCING THE
Jewish Values Online Blog Awards - Second 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 second quarter of 5779.
 

No One Should Feel Alone

Posted on 03/05/2019 by Rabbi Yaakov Bieler
When a person engages in prayer, it seems to me that it is very important for him/her to personalize the prayers as much as possible. The goal is to make the statements and supplications your own, even if...
 
 
 

Why On Books, Money and Jewish Women

Posted on 02/11/2019 by Rivkah Lambert Adler
This is a true story about an honest Jewish teenager. And about how Torah guidelines contribute to a more civilized society. Many years ago, from my personal interest in the topic and, okay… I admit it,....
 
 
 

What's Jewish About Pi Day?

Posted on 03/14/2019 by Marcia Goldlist
Pi Day is celebrated on the 14th day of the third month because pi equals 3.14. (The three corresponds to the third month which is March and the .14 relates to the 14th day.) Really pi equals 3.1415926535 and...
 
 
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Jewish responses to lust?

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

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

Kosher options on the road?

Gun Control?

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

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

Parent's right to try to persuade?

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

How long is too long to date before engagement?

Sexual roles: is female domination okay?

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

Jewish view: Covenant Law leads to Good and Evil?

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

Intermarriage ==> problems or possibilities?

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

In overpayment situation, what is required?

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

Baby Naming

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

What roles can a non-Jew play in the Jewish community?

Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

What is the Jewish position on an afterlife?

Mourners & Well-wishing during holidays in Judaism ?

Government limits?

Can adulterers marry after proper divorce?
 
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How Brave Would I Be - Wearing a Kippah in Germany

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I have had a safer, more privileged, unconfined, and all around freer upbringing than any previous Jewish generation before...

Counterpoint: The Traditional Jewish View of Moshiach

Posted on 06/05/2019 by Rivkah Lambert Adler in Beliefs and Practices
In a recent post, fellow Jewish Values Online blogger Moshe Daniel Levine echoed the liberal Jewish perspective that there...

Sinai – The Binding of Belief and Knowledge

Posted on 06/05/2019 by Rabbi Ben Hecht in Holidays
One of the difficulties in approaching the Biblical text is that it describes realities that are vastly different than our...

SIN AT THE DOOR, SINAI AT HEAVEN’S GATE: A TEACHING FOR SHAVUOT.

Posted on 06/02/2019 by Rabbi Dan Ornstein in Holidays
Here is one part of the Torah’s aching narrative about what Elie Wiesel called the world’s first genocide: In...

The Importance of the Messiah is That He is Never Coming

Posted on 06/02/2019 by Moshe Daniel Levine in Beliefs and Practices
In the late 18th century a small group of European Jews made a radical and heretical claim. There is no Messiah, he...
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