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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?

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

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

Internet Infidelity?

Level of personal honesty in a job interview?

Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

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

How long is too long to date before engagement?

How long one should date before getting married?

Stem Cell Research?

Obligation to Exercise?

What is the Jewish position on an afterlife?

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

Gun Control?

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

Respecting the Law of the Land?

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

Teaching children self esteem.

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

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

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

Obsessed with Money?

Sexual roles: is female domination okay?

Kosher options on the road?

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

Can adulterers marry after proper divorce?

Hiring or asking someone to say Kaddish for your relative?

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

Halachic obligation for a Jew to move to Israel

Obligation to care for aging parents.

Use/Abuse Homeless Guests in Synagogue for Publicity?

Baby Naming

Parent's right to try to persuade?

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

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

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

Can a Jew enter a Church?

Obligation to Last Wishes?

Why does G-d let suffering repeat?

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

Is there an obligation for every Jew to visit Israel?

I discovered Jewish heritage in my family - now what?

How far should I push with learning Torah?

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

Is the religious divide to great to respect each other?

Dirty Donation?

Using a false identity to post things online?

Asking for Forgiveness - What is removed?

Can Jews be cremated?

What to do about restricting Jewish religious expression?

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

Jewish stance on mourning an abusive parent?

Jewish values about being a sperm donor to a couple?

Can art be seperated from vile views of the artist?

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

Does family Jewish heritage long ago make me a Jew?

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

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

Breaking the news that I'm now a Jew!

Tatoos and Judaism?

Mourners & Well-wishing during holidays in Judaism ?

Jewish stand on women praying wearing Tefillin and a Tallit.

What is the position on "embryo reduction"?

Do we celebrate a conversion?

Asking for Forgiveness?

Family diversity: Observant VS Not Observant?

Watching porn? Judging others? What is worse?

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

Tree & Santa in Shul at Christmas for Homeless guests?

What the #?%*! Boycott Israel?

Is the timing of an unveiling set by Jewish law?

What are the basic requirements to convert to Judaism?

Marital obligation to my spouse diagnosed dementia?

Should Jewish leaders criticize Israel's policies in public?

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

Jewish values on breeding dogs as a business?

Is there universal acceptance of any process of conversion?

What is the Torah view on recycling?

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

Modesty and appearance for unmarried young adults?

Is there an obligation to vote pro-Israel?

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

Explain how God is the Supreme Being.

Must I fix my relationship with my son?

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

Why do women cover their eyes when lighting Shabbat candles?

How should employers treat employees?

Are there rules for placing a Ner Tamid?

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

Grieving Mom

Can just part of a family convert to Judaism?

Jewish view on abortion?

Dressing Modestly

Discussing political issues in religious terms.

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

Jewish mourning for non-Jewish parents?

Jew by Choice

What is the view on illegal immigration in Israel?

What about TV? Should we refrain?

Photos on Headstones?

Mourning for an abusing living person to bring healing?

How much food on Shabbat is too much?

Required to Perform on Shabbat - What now?

What does Yom Haatzmaut mean to American Jews?

Must we mourn the temple's destruction?

Marriage to fulfill a mitzvah more important than for love?

What makes a Jews' compliance to ethics uniquely Jewish?

Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?

Who can serve as a Jewish witness at a wedding?

Is leaving information out considered lying?

Can a single women use IVF?

Jewish perspective on how to debate political matters?

Can you lie to your boss to get another job?

Jewish woman wearing short shorts or bikinis?

Kashrut that incorporates standards of humane slaughter?


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

Does the Talmud carry the same authority as the Torah?

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

Dressing Tznius (modesty).

Jewish faith's belief about afterlife or eternity.

Is there a specific obligation to vote?

Why are Ashkenazic Jews be named after a deceased person?

How can Jewish values help us repent for our sins?

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

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

Are Body Farms Permissable?

What does Judaism tell me about sexual urges?

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

How honest must I be in a recommendation?

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

Can Jews of one ethnicity adopt customs of another?

Jewish responses to lust & masturbation?

Why on Sukkot do we focus on huts?

Surrogate Mother?

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

When to light Shabbat candles?

Can a Jew be buried with a tattoo?

Are we obligated to give to the homeless?

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

Addiction to cybersex?

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

Carrying our wishes of the deceased in Judaism

Changing my Hebrew name - disrespectful?

Obligation to children in will?

What is the essence of "a good life" ?

What is my Jewish name?

Are criminals worthy of our forgiveness?

Report to police a crime by a Jew?

Should kashrut be connected to ethical treatment of workers?

How does one deal with forgiveness of themself?

Can a Jew and non Jew be married synagogue?

Whose conversions are accepted in Israel?

Bad situation vs a good situation?

Is being trustworthy a mitzvah?

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

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

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

Are African American converts accepted within Judaism?

When must one reveal that they are a convert?

Better to convert or to marry and have children first?

Am I a Jew?

Do woman have the same obligations as men in prayer?

What is the ideal way to give tzedakah, charity?

Judaism - Who is the mother?

What is the Jewish view regarding abortion?

Leap Year AGAIN?

When can you postpose a brit milah?

Stand up for Israel

Are combat sports like boxing okay?

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

How has the Shoah (Holocaust) affected rabbinic Judaism?

What constitutes adultery?

Can Masorti converts wed in an Orthodox shul?

Jewish view on resurrection of the dead - physical status?

Is recycling and saving the planet a mitzvah?

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

Holding an unveiling service on a holiday!

What if it looks non-kosher?

Where does Kol Nidre service fit into Yom Kippur?

Is it Okay to sell an unkosher Torah?

Are we required to move to Israel?

Invitation to an Unveiling?

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

Commemorating Jewish Days of Tragedy.

Nudity within a Marriage - Jewish views?

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

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

Must I attend High Holiday services?

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

May a Gentile attend Jewish services?

My mother is not Jewish - my father is Jewish.

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

Sex in public?

V’ahavta l’Reacha Kamocha

Must we honor an abusive parent?

Must we attend Kol Nidre?

Shaving with a razor instead of an electric shaver?

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

Electric Shabbat and Havdalah Candles?

The process of teshuvah in Judaism.

Why is there a tradition to say chapters of Tehillim?

Was Moses a Bad Father and/or Spouse?

Assisted living dining together

When donate clothes of the deceased?

Why not cremation?

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

Balancing Mitzvot

Supporting public schools, beyond my tax dollars?

Should a minority impose their wishes on the majority?

Intermarriage Problem?

Jewish view on testing using healthy persons?

What does Judaism say about naming a child?

What is the significance Tu B'Av?

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

Jewish views on mixed-breed animals?

Why are closed adoptions discouraged?

Genetic testing to establish Jewishness?

Is aguna a non-orthodox concern?

No relations - Divorce?

Dangerous Facebook post by teen.

Jewish wedding, unkosher food??

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

Strange Customs?

Who decides who is Jewish?

Share scientific truths about global warming?

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