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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

Gun Control?

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

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

Kosher options on the road?

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

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

Sexual roles: is female domination okay?

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

Can adulterers marry after proper divorce?

Parent's right to try to persuade?

Respecting the Law of the Land?

How long is too long to date before engagement?

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

Obligation to Exercise?

Teaching children self esteem.

Use/Abuse Homeless Guests in Synagogue for Publicity?

Stem Cell Research?

Obsessed with Money?

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

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

What is the Jewish view on organ transplants?

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

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

Internet Infidelity?

Baby Naming

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

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

How long one should date before getting married?

Hiring or asking someone to say Kaddish for your relative?

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

Can art be seperated from vile views of the artist?

Obligation to Last Wishes?

Tree & Santa in Shul at Christmas for Homeless guests?

Does family Jewish heritage long ago make me a Jew?

Do we celebrate a conversion?

Asking for Forgiveness?

Is the religious divide to great to respect each other?

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

Family diversity: Observant VS Not Observant?

Breaking the news that I'm now a Jew!

What to do about restricting Jewish religious expression?

Is there an obligation to vote pro-Israel?


Is there universal acceptance of any process of conversion?

Why does G-d let suffering repeat?

Jewish values about being a sperm donor to a couple?

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

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

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

Marital obligation to my spouse diagnosed dementia?

Using a false identity to post things online?

Modesty and appearance for unmarried young adults?

What the #?%*! Boycott Israel?

Is there an obligation for every Jew to visit Israel?

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

Jewish stance on mourning an abusive parent?

Jewish values on breeding dogs as a business?

Watching porn? Judging others? What is worse?

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

Should Jewish leaders criticize Israel's policies in public?

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

What is the Torah view on recycling?

Can a Jew enter a Church?

Is the timing of an unveiling set by Jewish law?

Asking for Forgiveness?

I discovered Jewish heritage in my family - now what?

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

How far should I push with learning Torah?

What is the position on "embryo reduction"?

Dirty Donation?

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

Discussing political issues in religious terms.


What does Yom Haatzmaut mean to American Jews?

Why do women cover their eyes when lighting Shabbat candles?

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

Dressing Tznius (modesty).

Can just part of a family convert to Judaism?

Grieving Mom

Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?

Jew by Choice

Required to Perform on Shabbat - What now?

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

How much food on Shabbat is too much?

Jewish woman wearing short shorts or bikinis?

Jewish perspective on how to debate political matters?

Must we mourn the temple's destruction?

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

What about TV? Should we refrain?

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

Can a single women use IVF?

Must I fix my relationship with my son?

Who can serve as a Jewish witness at a wedding?

What obligation to care for aging parents?

What makes a Jews' compliance to ethics uniquely Jewish?

Dressing Modestly

What is the view on illegal immigration in Israel?

Photos on Headstones?

Marriage to fulfill a mitzvah more important than for love?

Are there rules for placing a Ner Tamid?

How should employers treat employees?

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

Can you lie to your boss to get another job?

Are Body Farms Permissable?

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

Surrogate Mother?

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

Is there a specific obligation to vote?

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

Are African American converts accepted within Judaism?

Whose conversions are accepted in Israel?

Am I a Jew?

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

What is my Jewish name?

Bad situation vs a good situation?

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

When must one reveal that they are a convert?

What is the ideal way to give tzedakah, charity?

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

What does Judaism tell me about sexual urges?

Better to convert or to marry and have children first?

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?

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

Is being trustworthy a mitzvah?

Addiction to cybersex?

Can a Jew be buried with a tattoo?

Can a Jew and non Jew be married synagogue?

When to light Shabbat candles?

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

Why on Sukkot do we focus on huts?

Do woman have the same obligations as men in prayer?

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

Obligation to children in will?

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

My Boss insists only 1 hour for lunch break.

Holding an unveiling service on a holiday!

Are combat sports like boxing okay?

Shaving with a razor instead of an electric shaver?

Invitation to an Unveiling?

Leap Year AGAIN?

Can Masorti converts wed in an Orthodox shul?

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

What constitutes adultery?

Electric Shabbat and Havdalah Candles?

V’ahavta l’Reacha Kamocha

Jewish view on resurrection of the dead - physical status?

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

What is the Jewish view regarding abortion?

Is recycling and saving the planet a mitzvah?

Sex in public?

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

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

When can you postpose a brit milah?

Commemorating Jewish Days of Tragedy.

What if it looks non-kosher?

My mother is not Jewish - my father is Jewish.

Stand up for Israel

Must we honor an abusive parent?

Judaism - Who is the mother?

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

May a Gentile attend Jewish services?

Was Moses a Bad Father and/or Spouse?

Why is there a tradition to say chapters of Tehillim?

Is it Okay to sell an unkosher Torah?

Are we required to move to Israel?

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

When donate clothes of the deceased?

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

Assisted living dining together

Genetic testing to establish Jewishness?

Should a minority impose their wishes on the majority?

Intermarriage Problem?

Is aguna a non-orthodox concern?

Dangerous Facebook post by teen.

Jewish wedding, unkosher food??

No relations - Divorce?

What does Judaism say about naming a child?

Jewish view on testing using healthy persons?

Balancing Mitzvot

Why are closed adoptions discouraged?

Why not cremation?

What is the significance Tu B'Av?

Jewish views on mixed-breed animals?

Supporting public schools, beyond my tax dollars?

Share scientific truths about global warming?

Strange Customs?

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

Who decides who is Jewish?

Must I attend High Holiday services?

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