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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

Can adulterers marry after proper divorce?

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

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

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

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

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

Internet Infidelity?

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

How long is too long to date before engagement?

Obligation to Exercise?

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

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

Parent's right to try to persuade?

Stem Cell Research?

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

Obsessed with Money?

Respecting the Law of the Land?

Hiring or asking someone to say Kaddish for your relative?

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

Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

What is the Jewish view on organ transplants?

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

Use/Abuse Homeless Guests in Synagogue for Publicity?

How long one should date before getting married?

Baby Naming

Sexual roles: is female domination okay?

Kosher options on the road?

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

Gun Control?

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

Teaching children self esteem.

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

Is there universal acceptance of any process of conversion?

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

Obligation to Last Wishes?

Asking for Forgiveness?

Is the religious divide to great to respect each other?

Tree & Santa in Shul at Christmas for Homeless guests?

Can a Jew enter a Church?

Family diversity: Observant VS Not Observant?

Is there an obligation for every Jew to visit Israel?

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

Is the timing of an unveiling set by Jewish law?

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

What the #?%*! Boycott Israel?

Jewish values on breeding dogs as a business?

Modesty and appearance for unmarried young adults?

How far should I push with learning Torah?

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

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

Jewish stance on mourning an abusive parent?

What to do about restricting Jewish religious expression?

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

Can art be seperated from vile views of the artist?

What is the Torah view on recycling?

Breaking the news that I'm now a Jew!


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

Is there an obligation to vote pro-Israel?

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

Asking for Forgiveness?

Watching porn? Judging others? What is worse?

Jewish values about being a sperm donor to a couple?

Do we celebrate a conversion?

Using a false identity to post things online?

Dirty Donation?

What is the position on "embryo reduction"?

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

I discovered Jewish heritage in my family - now what?

Why does G-d let suffering repeat?

Marital obligation to my spouse diagnosed dementia?

Should Jewish leaders criticize Israel's policies in public?

Does family Jewish heritage long ago make me a Jew?

Required to Perform on Shabbat - What now?

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

Can you lie to your boss to get another job?

Who can serve as a Jewish witness at a wedding?

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

Jew by Choice

Can a single women use IVF?

What is the view on illegal immigration in Israel?

Marriage to fulfill a mitzvah more important than for love?

Why do women cover their eyes when lighting Shabbat candles?

What does Yom Haatzmaut mean to American Jews?

What obligation to care for aging parents?

How much food on Shabbat is too much?

How should employers treat employees?

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

Can just part of a family convert to Judaism?

Dressing Tznius (modesty).

Must I fix my relationship with my son?

Jewish woman wearing short shorts or bikinis?

Discussing political issues in religious terms.

Are there rules for placing a Ner Tamid?


Dressing Modestly

What makes a Jews' compliance to ethics uniquely Jewish?

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

Jewish perspective on how to debate political matters?

Grieving Mom

Photos on Headstones?

What about TV? Should we refrain?

Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

Must we mourn the temple's destruction?

Why on Sukkot do we focus on huts?

What does Judaism tell me about sexual urges?

Surrogate Mother?

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

Addiction to cybersex?

Can Jews of one ethnicity adopt customs of another?

Are we obligated to give to the homeless?

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

Is being trustworthy a mitzvah?

Can a Jew and non Jew be married synagogue?

Better to convert or to marry and have children first?

Are African American converts accepted within Judaism?

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

Am I a Jew?

Are Body Farms Permissable?

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

Is there a specific obligation to vote?

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

Whose conversions are accepted in Israel?

What is the ideal way to give tzedakah, charity?

How honest must I be in a recommendation?

When must one reveal that they are a convert?

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

What is my Jewish name?

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

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

When to light Shabbat candles?

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

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

Bad situation vs a good situation?

Obligation to children in will?

Do woman have the same obligations as men in prayer?

Can a Jew be buried with a tattoo?

Can Masorti converts wed in an Orthodox shul?

Jewish view on resurrection of the dead - physical status?

What if it looks non-kosher?

Commemorating Jewish Days of Tragedy.

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

Why is there a tradition to say chapters of Tehillim?

Must we honor an abusive parent?

Is recycling and saving the planet a mitzvah?

Sex in public?

Leap Year AGAIN?

Stand up for Israel

My Boss insists only 1 hour for lunch break.

My mother is not Jewish - my father is Jewish.

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

V’ahavta l’Reacha Kamocha

Invitation to an Unveiling?

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

Was Moses a Bad Father and/or Spouse?

Are combat sports like boxing okay?

Are we required to move to Israel?

Holding an unveiling service on a holiday!

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

Shaving with a razor instead of an electric shaver?

What is the Jewish view regarding abortion?

Judaism - Who is the mother?

When can you postpose a brit milah?

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

Electric Shabbat and Havdalah Candles?

Is it Okay to sell an unkosher Torah?

May a Gentile attend Jewish services?

What constitutes adultery?

What is the significance Tu B'Av?

Supporting public schools, beyond my tax dollars?

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

Why not cremation?

Intermarriage Problem?

Balancing Mitzvot

Assisted living dining together

Is aguna a non-orthodox concern?

No relations - Divorce?

What does Judaism say about naming a child?

Jewish view on testing using healthy persons?

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

Genetic testing to establish Jewishness?

Jewish views on mixed-breed animals?

Should a minority impose their wishes on the majority?

Why are closed adoptions discouraged?

Dangerous Facebook post by teen.

Jewish wedding, unkosher food??

When donate clothes of the deceased?

Who decides who is Jewish?

Share scientific truths about global warming?

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

Strange Customs?

Must I attend High Holiday services?

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