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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 Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

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

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

Baby Naming

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

How long is too long to date before engagement?

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

Can adulterers marry after proper divorce?

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

Teaching children self esteem.

Parent's right to try to persuade?

Hiring or asking someone to say Kaddish for your relative?

Obligation to Exercise?

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

Gun Control?

Kosher options on the road?

Obsessed with Money?

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

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

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

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

Use/Abuse Homeless Guests in Synagogue for Publicity?

How long one should date before getting married?

Internet Infidelity?

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

Respecting the Law of the Land?

Sexual roles: is female domination okay?

Stem Cell Research?

What is the Jewish view on organ transplants?

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

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

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

Can a Jew enter a Church?

What is the Torah view on recycling?

Is there universal acceptance of any process of conversion?

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

Tree & Santa in Shul at Christmas for Homeless guests?

Why does G-d let suffering repeat?

Is the religious divide to great to respect each other?

What the #?%*! Boycott Israel?

What is the position on "embryo reduction"?

How far should I push with learning Torah?


Is the timing of an unveiling set by Jewish law?

Is there an obligation for every Jew to visit Israel?

Do we celebrate a conversion?

Marital obligation to my spouse diagnosed dementia?

Is there an obligation to vote pro-Israel?

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

Should Jewish leaders criticize Israel's policies in public?

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

Asking for Forgiveness?

Asking for Forgiveness?

Jewish values about being a sperm donor to a couple?

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

Modesty and appearance for unmarried young adults?

Using a false identity to post things online?

Jewish values on breeding dogs as a business?

Does family Jewish heritage long ago make me a Jew?

What to do about restricting Jewish religious expression?

I discovered Jewish heritage in my family - now what?

Jewish stance on mourning an abusive parent?

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

Obligation to Last Wishes?

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

Watching porn? Judging others? What is worse?

Dirty Donation?

Can art be seperated from vile views of the artist?

Family diversity: Observant VS Not Observant?

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

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

Breaking the news that I'm now a Jew!

What obligation to care for aging parents?

How much food on Shabbat is too much?

Dressing Modestly


Who can serve as a Jewish witness at a wedding?

What is the view on illegal immigration in Israel?

Jewish perspective on how to debate political matters?

Dressing Tznius (modesty).

Required to Perform on Shabbat - What now?

Discussing political issues in religious terms.

Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?

Jew by Choice

Why do women cover their eyes when lighting Shabbat candles?

What makes a Jews' compliance to ethics uniquely Jewish?

Can you lie to your boss to get another job?

Grieving Mom

Marriage to fulfill a mitzvah more important than for love?

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

Can just part of a family convert to Judaism?

Must I fix my relationship with my son?

Are there rules for placing a Ner Tamid?

What about TV? Should we refrain?

Can a single women use IVF?

Photos on Headstones?

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

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

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

Jewish woman wearing short shorts or bikinis?

How should employers treat employees?

Must we mourn the temple's destruction?

What does Yom Haatzmaut mean to American Jews?

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

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

Is being trustworthy a mitzvah?

Addiction to cybersex?

Can Jews of one ethnicity adopt customs of another?

Surrogate Mother?

Bad situation vs a good situation?

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

Are we obligated to give to the homeless?

Are Body Farms Permissable?

Whose conversions are accepted in Israel?

When to light Shabbat candles?

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

What is the ideal way to give tzedakah, charity?

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

What is my Jewish name?

Are African American converts accepted within Judaism?

Obligation to children in will?

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

Do woman have the same obligations as men in prayer?

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

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

Can a Jew and non Jew be married synagogue?

How honest must I be in a recommendation?

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

Better to convert or to marry and have children first?

Can a Jew be buried with a tattoo?

When must one reveal that they are a convert?

Am I a Jew?

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

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

What does Judaism tell me about sexual urges?

Is there a specific obligation to vote?

Why on Sukkot do we focus on huts?

Are we required to move to Israel?

Jewish view on resurrection of the dead - physical status?

Electric Shabbat and Havdalah Candles?

When can you postpose a brit milah?

Holding an unveiling service on a holiday!

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

Was Moses a Bad Father and/or Spouse?

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

Must we honor an abusive parent?

Is recycling and saving the planet a mitzvah?

Shaving with a razor instead of an electric shaver?

Judaism - Who is the mother?

What if it looks non-kosher?

Are combat sports like boxing okay?

Is it Okay to sell an unkosher Torah?

Invitation to an Unveiling?

Can Masorti converts wed in an Orthodox shul?

My mother is not Jewish - my father is Jewish.

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

Sex in public?

What is the Jewish view regarding abortion?

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

May a Gentile attend Jewish services?

My Boss insists only 1 hour for lunch break.

Why is there a tradition to say chapters of Tehillim?

Commemorating Jewish Days of Tragedy.

Stand up for Israel

Leap Year AGAIN?

V’ahavta l’Reacha Kamocha

What constitutes adultery?

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

Why not cremation?

Should a minority impose their wishes on the majority?

Genetic testing to establish Jewishness?

What is the significance Tu B'Av?

Jewish wedding, unkosher food??

Why are closed adoptions discouraged?

No relations - Divorce?

When donate clothes of the deceased?

Dangerous Facebook post by teen.

Intermarriage Problem?

Supporting public schools, beyond my tax dollars?

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

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?

Assisted living dining together

Is aguna a non-orthodox concern?

Balancing Mitzvot

Jewish views on mixed-breed animals?

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

Share scientific truths about global warming?

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

Must I attend High Holiday services?

Strange Customs?

Who decides who is Jewish?
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