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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

Sexual roles: is female domination okay?

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

Parent's right to try to persuade?

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

Use/Abuse Homeless Guests in Synagogue for Publicity?

Halachic obligation for a Jew to move to Israel

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

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

Baby Naming

Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

Obsessed with Money?

What is the Jewish view on organ transplants?

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

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

Can adulterers marry after proper divorce?

Kosher options on the road?

Internet Infidelity?

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

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

How long one should date before getting married?

Stem Cell Research?

Hiring or asking someone to say Kaddish for your relative?

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

Obligation to Exercise?

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

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

Gun Control?

Level of personal honesty in a job interview?

Obligation to care for aging parents.

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

Teaching children self esteem.

How long is too long to date before engagement?

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

What is the Jewish position on an afterlife?

Respecting the Law of the Land?

Should Jewish leaders criticize Israel's policies in public?

Is the timing of an unveiling set by Jewish law?

What are the basic requirements to convert to Judaism?

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?

Does family Jewish heritage long ago make me a Jew?

Is there an obligation to vote pro-Israel?

Is there universal acceptance of any process of conversion?

Is there an obligation for every Jew to visit Israel?

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

How far should I push with learning Torah?

Modesty and appearance for unmarried young adults?

Asking for Forgiveness - What is removed?

What to do about restricting Jewish religious expression?

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

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

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

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

Mourners & Well-wishing during holidays in Judaism ?

Tree & Santa in Shul at Christmas for Homeless guests?

Jewish values about being a sperm donor to a couple?

Obligation to Last Wishes?

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

Asking for Forgiveness?

I discovered Jewish heritage in my family - now what?

Using a false identity to post things online?

Dirty Donation?

What is the Torah view on recycling?

Tatoos and Judaism?

Breaking the news that I'm now a Jew!

Do we celebrate a conversion?

Marital obligation to my spouse diagnosed dementia?

Can a Jew enter a Church?

Family diversity: Observant VS Not Observant?

Jewish stand on women praying wearing Tefillin and a Tallit.

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

Jewish values on breeding dogs as a business?

Why does G-d let suffering repeat?

What is the position on "embryo reduction"?

What the #?%*! Boycott Israel?

Can Jews be cremated?

Is the religious divide to great to respect each other?

Watching porn? Judging others? What is worse?

Jewish stance on mourning an abusive parent?

Why do women cover their eyes when lighting Shabbat candles?


Must we mourn the temple's destruction?

Discussing political issues in religious terms.

Does the Talmud carry the same authority as the Torah?

Explain how God is the Supreme Being.

Can a single women use IVF?

Kashrut that incorporates standards of humane slaughter?

Can just part of a family convert to Judaism?

Dressing Modestly

Can you lie to your boss to get another job?

What is the view on illegal immigration in Israel?

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

What makes a Jews' compliance to ethics uniquely Jewish?

Jew by Choice

How should employers treat employees?

Jewish perspective on how to debate political matters?

Grieving Mom

Jewish woman wearing short shorts or bikinis?

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

Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?

What does Yom Haatzmaut mean to American Jews?

What about TV? Should we refrain?

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

Is leaving information out considered lying?

Marriage to fulfill a mitzvah more important than for love?

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

Must I fix my relationship with my son?

Jewish view on abortion?

Are there rules for placing a Ner Tamid?

Mourning for an abusing living person to bring healing?

Jewish faith's belief about afterlife or eternity.

How much food on Shabbat is too much?

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

Jewish mourning for non-Jewish parents?

Required to Perform on Shabbat - What now?

Who can serve as a Jewish witness at a wedding?

Dressing Tznius (modesty).

Photos on Headstones?

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

Changing my Hebrew name - disrespectful?

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

Are criminals worthy of our forgiveness?

Can a Jew be buried with a tattoo?

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

What is my Jewish name?

Jewish responses to lust & masturbation?

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

Why are Ashkenazic Jews be named after a deceased person?

What does Judaism tell me about sexual urges?

Bad situation vs a good situation?

Am I a Jew?

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

Whose conversions are accepted in Israel?

Obligation to children in will?

Is there a specific obligation to vote?

How honest must I be in a recommendation?

Surrogate Mother?

Are Body Farms Permissable?

How can Jewish values help us repent for our sins?

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

What is the essence of "a good life" ?

Better to convert or to marry and have children first?

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

Carrying our wishes of the deceased in Judaism

Should kashrut be connected to ethical treatment of workers?

Are we obligated to give to the homeless?

Can Jews of one ethnicity adopt customs of another?

Report to police a crime by a Jew?

Do woman have the same obligations as men in prayer?

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

When must one reveal that they are a convert?

Is being trustworthy a mitzvah?

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

What is the ideal way to give tzedakah, charity?

When to light Shabbat candles?

Why on Sukkot do we focus on huts?

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

Addiction to cybersex?

How does one deal with forgiveness of themself?

Are African American converts accepted within Judaism?

Can a Jew and non Jew be married synagogue?

How has the Shoah (Holocaust) affected rabbinic Judaism?

Leap Year AGAIN?

Shaving with a razor instead of an electric shaver?

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

Are we required to move to Israel?

Electric Shabbat and Havdalah Candles?

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

Judaism - Who is the mother?

What is the Jewish view regarding abortion?

Where does Kol Nidre service fit into Yom Kippur?

Sex in public?

Are combat sports like boxing okay?

What if it looks non-kosher?

Was Moses a Bad Father and/or Spouse?

Stand up for Israel

Must we honor an abusive parent?

My mother is not Jewish - my father is Jewish.

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

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

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

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

Invitation to an Unveiling?

V’ahavta l’Reacha Kamocha

Must we attend Kol Nidre?

Holding an unveiling service on a holiday!

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

Can Masorti converts wed in an Orthodox shul?

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

The process of teshuvah in Judaism.

May a Gentile attend Jewish services?

Must I attend High Holiday services?

What constitutes adultery?

Nudity within a Marriage - Jewish views?

When can you postpose a brit milah?

Jewish view on resurrection of the dead - physical status?

Is it Okay to sell an unkosher Torah?

Why is there a tradition to say chapters of Tehillim?

Commemorating Jewish Days of Tragedy.

Is recycling and saving the planet a mitzvah?

Intermarriage Problem?

What is the significance Tu B'Av?

Why not cremation?

Genetic testing to establish Jewishness?

Jewish view on testing using healthy persons?

Balancing Mitzvot

Assisted living dining together

When donate clothes of the deceased?

Jewish wedding, unkosher food??

Dangerous Facebook post by teen.

Is aguna a non-orthodox concern?

Why are closed adoptions discouraged?

Jewish views on mixed-breed animals?

Should a minority impose their wishes on the majority?

Supporting public schools, beyond my tax dollars?

What does Judaism say about naming a child?

No relations - Divorce?

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

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

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

Strange Customs?

Share scientific truths about global warming?

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

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