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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 view on organ transplants?

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

Can adulterers marry after proper divorce?

Parent's right to try to persuade?

Use/Abuse Homeless Guests in Synagogue for Publicity?

Obsessed with Money?

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

Teaching children self esteem.

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

How long is too long to date before engagement?

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

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

Kosher options on the road?

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

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

Stem Cell Research?

Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

Hiring or asking someone to say Kaddish for your relative?

Gun Control?

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

Baby Naming

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

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

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

Obligation to care for aging parents.

Respecting the Law of the Land?

Sexual roles: is female domination okay?

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

Halachic obligation for a Jew to move to Israel

How long one should date before getting married?

Level of personal honesty in a job interview?

Internet Infidelity?

Obligation to Exercise?

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

What is the Jewish position on an afterlife?

What the #?%*! Boycott Israel?

I discovered Jewish heritage in my family - now what?

Do we celebrate a conversion?

Family diversity: Observant VS Not Observant?

Jewish stance on mourning an abusive parent?

Asking for Forgiveness?

Should Jewish leaders criticize Israel's policies in public?

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

Modesty and appearance for unmarried young adults?

What to do about restricting Jewish religious expression?

What is the position on "embryo reduction"?

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

Asking for Forgiveness - What is removed?

Can art be seperated from vile views of the artist?

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

Can a Jew enter a Church?

Tree & Santa in Shul at Christmas for Homeless guests?

Jewish values on breeding dogs as a business?

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

Jewish values about being a sperm donor to a couple?

Dirty Donation?

Why does G-d let suffering repeat?

How far should I push with learning Torah?

Tatoos and Judaism?

Is the timing of an unveiling set by Jewish law?

Can Jews be cremated?

What is the Torah view on recycling?

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

Jewish stand on women praying wearing Tefillin and a Tallit.

Does family Jewish heritage long ago make me a Jew?

Is there an obligation to vote pro-Israel?

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

Is there an obligation for every Jew to visit Israel?

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

Is the religious divide to great to respect each other?

Watching porn? Judging others? What is worse?

What are the basic requirements to convert to Judaism?

Is there universal acceptance of any process of conversion?

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

Using a false identity to post things online?

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

Breaking the news that I'm now a Jew!

Obligation to Last Wishes?

Marital obligation to my spouse diagnosed dementia?

How should employers treat employees?

Marriage to fulfill a mitzvah more important than for love?

Must we mourn the temple's destruction?

Photos on Headstones?

Why do women cover their eyes when lighting Shabbat candles?

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

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?

Jew by Choice

Discussing political issues in religious terms.

How much food on Shabbat is too much?

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

Can a single women use IVF?

Can just part of a family convert to Judaism?

Who can serve as a Jewish witness at a wedding?

Are there rules for placing a Ner Tamid?

Kashrut that incorporates standards of humane slaughter?


What does Yom Haatzmaut mean to American Jews?

Jewish woman wearing short shorts or bikinis?

What about TV? Should we refrain?

Explain how God is the Supreme Being.

What makes a Jews' compliance to ethics uniquely Jewish?

Required to Perform on Shabbat - What now?

Dressing Tznius (modesty).

Does the Talmud carry the same authority as the Torah?

Jewish view on abortion?

Must I fix my relationship with my son?

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

Jewish faith's belief about afterlife or eternity.

Dressing Modestly

Jewish perspective on how to debate political matters?

Can you lie to your boss to get another job?

What is the view on illegal immigration in Israel?

Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?

Grieving Mom

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

Can a Jew and non Jew be married synagogue?

Are we obligated to give to the homeless?

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

Better to convert or to marry and have children first?

Are African American converts accepted within Judaism?

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

Are criminals worthy of our forgiveness?

When to light Shabbat candles?

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

Can a Jew be buried with a tattoo?

How can Jewish values help us repent for our sins?

What is the ideal way to give tzedakah, charity?

How does one deal with forgiveness of themself?

How honest must I be in a recommendation?

Why on Sukkot do we focus on huts?

What is my Jewish name?

Do woman have the same obligations as men in prayer?

Is there a specific obligation to vote?

When must one reveal that they are a convert?

Should kashrut be connected to ethical treatment of workers?

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

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

Are Body Farms Permissable?

Whose conversions are accepted in Israel?

What does Judaism tell me about sexual urges?

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

What is the essence of "a good life" ?

Is being trustworthy a mitzvah?

Am I a Jew?

Can Jews of one ethnicity adopt customs of another?

Addiction to cybersex?

Bad situation vs a good situation?

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

Obligation to children in will?

Surrogate Mother?

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

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

Sex in public?

Invitation to an Unveiling?

Must we honor an abusive parent?

Electric Shabbat and Havdalah Candles?

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

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

May a Gentile attend Jewish services?

Is it Okay to sell an unkosher Torah?

Are we required to move to Israel?

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

What if it looks non-kosher?

Are combat sports like boxing okay?

Why is there a tradition to say chapters of Tehillim?

How has the Shoah (Holocaust) affected rabbinic Judaism?

Where does Kol Nidre service fit into Yom Kippur?

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

Commemorating Jewish Days of Tragedy.

The process of teshuvah in Judaism.

Is recycling and saving the planet a mitzvah?

Was Moses a Bad Father and/or Spouse?

What constitutes adultery?

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

Stand up for Israel

Shaving with a razor instead of an electric shaver?

When can you postpose a brit milah?

Must I attend High Holiday services?

Leap Year AGAIN?

Judaism - Who is the mother?

Holding an unveiling service on a holiday!

What is the Jewish view regarding abortion?

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

Can Masorti converts wed in an Orthodox shul?

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

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

My mother is not Jewish - my father is Jewish.

Jewish view on resurrection of the dead - physical status?

Must we attend Kol Nidre?

V’ahavta l’Reacha Kamocha

Jewish view on testing using healthy persons?

Is aguna a non-orthodox concern?

Supporting public schools, beyond my tax dollars?

Genetic testing to establish Jewishness?

Why not cremation?

Jewish wedding, unkosher food??

Why are closed adoptions discouraged?

What does Judaism say about naming a child?

When donate clothes of the deceased?

No relations - Divorce?

Assisted living dining together

Balancing Mitzvot

Should a minority impose their wishes on the majority?

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

Dangerous Facebook post by teen.

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

What is the significance Tu B'Av?

Jewish views on mixed-breed animals?

Intermarriage Problem?

Who decides who is Jewish?

Strange Customs?

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

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

Share scientific truths about global warming?
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