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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?

Respecting the Law of the Land?

Internet Infidelity?

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

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

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

What is the Jewish view on organ transplants?

Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

Obligation to care for aging parents.

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

Level of personal honesty in a job interview?

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

Hiring or asking someone to say Kaddish for your relative?

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

Baby Naming

Can adulterers marry after proper divorce?

What is the Jewish position on an afterlife?

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

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

Kosher options on the road?

Use/Abuse Homeless Guests in Synagogue for Publicity?

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

Parent's right to try to persuade?

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

Stem Cell Research?

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

Obsessed with Money?

Obligation to Exercise?

Teaching children self esteem.

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

Halachic obligation for a Jew to move to Israel

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

How long one should date before getting married?

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

Sexual roles: is female domination okay?

How long is too long to date before engagement?

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

Do we celebrate a conversion?

Asking for Forgiveness?

Family diversity: Observant VS Not Observant?

Why does G-d let suffering repeat?

Tatoos and Judaism?

Dirty Donation?

What is the Torah view on recycling?

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

Can art be seperated from vile views of the artist?

Obligation to Last Wishes?

Is the religious divide to great to respect each other?

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

Jewish values about being a sperm donor to a couple?

Does family Jewish heritage long ago make me a Jew?

What to do about restricting Jewish religious expression?

Mourners & Well-wishing during holidays in Judaism ?

Jewish stance on mourning an abusive parent?

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

Is the timing of an unveiling set by Jewish law?

I discovered Jewish heritage in my family - now what?

Is there universal acceptance of any process of conversion?

What are the basic requirements to convert to Judaism?

Tree & Santa in Shul at Christmas for Homeless guests?

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

Asking for Forgiveness - What is removed?

Is there an obligation for every Jew to visit Israel?

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

Jewish stand on women praying wearing Tefillin and a Tallit.

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

Modesty and appearance for unmarried young adults?

What is the position on "embryo reduction"?

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

Watching porn? Judging others? What is worse?

Jewish values on breeding dogs as a business?

What the #?%*! Boycott Israel?

Breaking the news that I'm now a Jew!

Should Jewish leaders criticize Israel's policies in public?

Is there an obligation to vote pro-Israel?

How far should I push with learning Torah?

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

Using a false identity to post things online?

Can Jews be cremated?

Marital obligation to my spouse diagnosed dementia?

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

Can a Jew enter a Church?

Can you lie to your boss to get another job?

Photos on Headstones?

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

Jewish perspective on how to debate political matters?

Why do women cover their eyes when lighting Shabbat candles?

Grieving Mom

Is leaving information out considered lying?

Does the Talmud carry the same authority as the Torah?


Mourning for an abusing living person to bring healing?

Must we mourn the temple's destruction?

Discussing political issues in religious terms.

Jew by Choice

Jewish faith's belief about afterlife or eternity.

Who can serve as a Jewish witness at a wedding?

Dressing Modestly

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

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

Jewish mourning for non-Jewish parents?

Kashrut that incorporates standards of humane slaughter?

Jewish woman wearing short shorts or bikinis?

Marriage to fulfill a mitzvah more important than for love?

What is the view on illegal immigration in Israel?

Can a single women use IVF?

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

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

What about TV? Should we refrain?

Explain how God is the Supreme Being.

What does Yom Haatzmaut mean to American Jews?

Are there rules for placing a Ner Tamid?

Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?

Dressing Tznius (modesty).

Required to Perform on Shabbat - What now?

How should employers treat employees?

What makes a Jews' compliance to ethics uniquely Jewish?

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

Must I fix my relationship with my son?

Can just part of a family convert to Judaism?

How much food on Shabbat is too much?

Jewish view on abortion?

How does one deal with forgiveness of themself?

When to light Shabbat candles?

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

Can Jews of one ethnicity adopt customs of another?

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

Can a Jew be buried with a tattoo?

Why are Ashkenazic Jews be named after a deceased person?

Is there a specific obligation to vote?

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

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

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

Changing my Hebrew name - disrespectful?

Are criminals worthy of our forgiveness?

Whose conversions are accepted in Israel?

How can Jewish values help us repent for our sins?

Do woman have the same obligations as men in prayer?

Should kashrut be connected to ethical treatment of workers?

Surrogate Mother?

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

Bad situation vs a good situation?

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

Are we obligated to give to the homeless?

Carrying our wishes of the deceased in Judaism

Can a Jew and non Jew be married synagogue?

Am I a Jew?

What is the essence of "a good life" ?

What is my Jewish name?

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

Is being trustworthy a mitzvah?

Addiction to cybersex?

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

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

Why on Sukkot do we focus on huts?

When must one reveal that they are a convert?

What is the ideal way to give tzedakah, charity?

Jewish responses to lust & masturbation?

What does Judaism tell me about sexual urges?

Obligation to children in will?

Better to convert or to marry and have children first?

Are African American converts accepted within Judaism?

How honest must I be in a recommendation?

Report to police a crime by a Jew?

Are Body Farms Permissable?

Jewish view on resurrection of the dead - physical status?

May a Gentile attend Jewish services?

Invitation to an Unveiling?

Commemorating Jewish Days of Tragedy.

Must we honor an abusive parent?

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

Sex in public?

My mother is not Jewish - my father is Jewish.

What if it looks non-kosher?

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

Are we required to move to Israel?

Was Moses a Bad Father and/or Spouse?

Must I attend High Holiday services?

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

Where does Kol Nidre service fit into Yom Kippur?

Why is there a tradition to say chapters of Tehillim?

V’ahavta l’Reacha Kamocha

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

Judaism - Who is the mother?

Is it Okay to sell an unkosher Torah?

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

Must we attend Kol Nidre?

Can Masorti converts wed in an Orthodox shul?

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

Shaving with a razor instead of an electric shaver?

Is recycling and saving the planet a mitzvah?

How has the Shoah (Holocaust) affected rabbinic Judaism?

Leap Year AGAIN?

Stand up for Israel

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

When can you postpose a brit milah?

Electric Shabbat and Havdalah Candles?

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

What is the Jewish view regarding abortion?

The process of teshuvah in Judaism.

Are combat sports like boxing okay?

Nudity within a Marriage - Jewish views?

What constitutes adultery?

Holding an unveiling service on a holiday!

Jewish views on mixed-breed animals?

What does Judaism say about naming a child?

Intermarriage Problem?

Dangerous Facebook post by teen.

What is the significance Tu B'Av?

Jewish view on testing using healthy persons?

Why are closed adoptions discouraged?

Jewish wedding, unkosher food??

Should a minority impose their wishes on the majority?

Is aguna a non-orthodox concern?

Why not cremation?

When donate clothes of the deceased?

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

Balancing Mitzvot

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

No relations - Divorce?

Supporting public schools, beyond my tax dollars?

Assisted living dining together

Genetic testing to establish Jewishness?

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

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

Share scientific truths about global warming?

Who decides who is Jewish?

Strange Customs?
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