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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 do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

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

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

Respecting the Law of the Land?

Hiring or asking someone to say Kaddish for your relative?

Kosher options on the road?

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

Internet Infidelity?

Stem Cell Research?

Parent's right to try to persuade?

Obsessed with Money?

Obligation to care for aging parents.

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

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

Sexual roles: is female domination okay?

Obligation to Exercise?

How long is too long to date before engagement?

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

Halachic obligation for a Jew to move to Israel

How long one should date before getting married?

Can adulterers marry after proper divorce?

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

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

Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

Level of personal honesty in a job interview?

Baby Naming

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

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

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

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

Gun Control?

Use/Abuse Homeless Guests in Synagogue for Publicity?

What is the Jewish position on an afterlife?

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

Teaching children self esteem.

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

What is the Jewish view on organ transplants?

Family diversity: Observant VS Not Observant?

Jewish values about being a sperm donor to a couple?

Can Jews be cremated?

Jewish values on breeding dogs as a business?

What is the position on "embryo reduction"?

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

Should Jewish leaders criticize Israel's policies in public?

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

How far should I push with learning Torah?

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

What to do about restricting Jewish religious expression?

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

What is the Torah view on recycling?

Jewish stance on mourning an abusive parent?

Is the religious divide to great to respect each other?

Modesty and appearance for unmarried young adults?

Using a false identity to post things online?

Why does G-d let suffering repeat?

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

Tatoos and Judaism?

Is there an obligation for every Jew to visit Israel?

Does family Jewish heritage long ago make me a Jew?

Marital obligation to my spouse diagnosed dementia?

Asking for Forgiveness - What is removed?

Mourners & Well-wishing during holidays in Judaism ?

Asking for Forgiveness?

Dirty Donation?

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

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

Tree & Santa in Shul at Christmas for Homeless guests?

Obligation to Last Wishes?

What the #?%*! Boycott Israel?

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

Is the timing of an unveiling set by Jewish law?

Watching porn? Judging others? What is worse?

Can a Jew enter a Church?

Is there an obligation to vote pro-Israel?

Can art be seperated from vile views of the artist?

Breaking the news that I'm now a Jew!

Jewish stand on women praying wearing Tefillin and a Tallit.

Do we celebrate a conversion?

Is there universal acceptance of any process of conversion?

I discovered Jewish heritage in my family - now what?

What are the basic requirements to convert to Judaism?

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

Who can serve as a Jewish witness at a wedding?

Jewish woman wearing short shorts or bikinis?

What is the view on illegal immigration in Israel?

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

Can a single women use IVF?

Why do women cover their eyes when lighting Shabbat candles?

Grieving Mom

Must I fix my relationship with my son?

Discussing political issues in religious terms.

Does the Talmud carry the same authority as the Torah?

Jewish view on abortion?

What makes a Jews' compliance to ethics uniquely Jewish?

Are there rules for placing a Ner Tamid?

Mourning for an abusing living person to bring healing?

Jew by Choice

Is leaving information out considered lying?

Must we mourn the temple's destruction?

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

Jewish mourning for non-Jewish parents?

Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?

Photos on Headstones?

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

Dressing Modestly


Marriage to fulfill a mitzvah more important than for love?

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

Explain how God is the Supreme Being.

Required to Perform on Shabbat - What now?

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

What about TV? Should we refrain?

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

Kashrut that incorporates standards of humane slaughter?

Can you lie to your boss to get another job?

Jewish faith's belief about afterlife or eternity.

What does Yom Haatzmaut mean to American Jews?

Dressing Tznius (modesty).

How should employers treat employees?

Can just part of a family convert to Judaism?

How much food on Shabbat is too much?

Jewish perspective on how to debate political matters?

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

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

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

Can a Jew be buried with a tattoo?

Are Body Farms Permissable?

What does Judaism tell me about sexual urges?

Am I a Jew?

How honest must I be in a recommendation?

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

Better to convert or to marry and have children first?

Bad situation vs a good situation?

Carrying our wishes of the deceased in Judaism

Should kashrut be connected to ethical treatment of workers?

Surrogate Mother?

Can a Jew and non Jew be married synagogue?

Are we obligated to give to the homeless?

Are African American converts accepted within Judaism?

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

Addiction to cybersex?

Changing my Hebrew name - disrespectful?

How does one deal with forgiveness of themself?

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

When must one reveal that they are a convert?

Do woman have the same obligations as men in prayer?

What is my Jewish name?

Can Jews of one ethnicity adopt customs of another?

Whose conversions are accepted in Israel?

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

When to light Shabbat candles?

How can Jewish values help us repent for our sins?

Why are Ashkenazic Jews be named after a deceased person?

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

Obligation to children in will?

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

What is the ideal way to give tzedakah, charity?

Report to police a crime by a Jew?

Why on Sukkot do we focus on huts?

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

What is the essence of "a good life" ?

Jewish responses to lust & masturbation?

Is being trustworthy a mitzvah?

Are criminals worthy of our forgiveness?

Is there a specific obligation to vote?

Electric Shabbat and Havdalah Candles?

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

My mother is not Jewish - my father is Jewish.

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

Must I attend High Holiday services?

Are combat sports like boxing okay?

Commemorating Jewish Days of Tragedy.

What constitutes adultery?

Invitation to an Unveiling?

Stand up for Israel

Leap Year AGAIN?

Where does Kol Nidre service fit into Yom Kippur?

Is it Okay to sell an unkosher Torah?

Was Moses a Bad Father and/or Spouse?

Can Masorti converts wed in an Orthodox shul?

Why is there a tradition to say chapters of Tehillim?

May a Gentile attend Jewish services?

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

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

Are we required to move to Israel?

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

What if it looks non-kosher?

Must we honor an abusive parent?

Sex in public?

Holding an unveiling service on a holiday!

Jewish view on resurrection of the dead - physical status?

Shaving with a razor instead of an electric shaver?

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

What is the Jewish view regarding abortion?

Judaism - Who is the mother?

Must we attend Kol Nidre?

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

How has the Shoah (Holocaust) affected rabbinic Judaism?

V’ahavta l’Reacha Kamocha

The process of teshuvah in Judaism.

When can you postpose a brit milah?

Is recycling and saving the planet a mitzvah?

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

Nudity within a Marriage - Jewish views?

Balancing Mitzvot

Genetic testing to establish Jewishness?

When donate clothes of the deceased?

Jewish wedding, unkosher food??

No relations - Divorce?

What is the significance Tu B'Av?

Should a minority impose their wishes on the majority?

Why are closed adoptions discouraged?

Jewish views on mixed-breed animals?

Is aguna a non-orthodox concern?

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

Dangerous Facebook post by teen.

Why not cremation?

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

Supporting public schools, beyond my tax dollars?

Intermarriage Problem?

What does Judaism say about naming a child?

Jewish view on testing using healthy persons?

Assisted living dining together

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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