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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

Respecting the Law of the Land?

Stem Cell Research?

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

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

Teaching children self esteem.

Parent's right to try to persuade?

Gun Control?

Use/Abuse Homeless Guests in Synagogue for Publicity?

Hiring or asking someone to say Kaddish for your relative?

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

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

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

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

How long is too long to date before engagement?

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

What is the Jewish view on organ transplants?

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

Obligation to Exercise?

Sexual roles: is female domination okay?

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

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

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

How long one should date before getting married?

Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

Internet Infidelity?

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

Can adulterers marry after proper divorce?

Kosher options on the road?

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

Baby Naming

Obsessed with Money?

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

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

What to do about restricting Jewish religious expression?

Marital obligation to my spouse diagnosed dementia?

Breaking the news that I'm now a Jew!

Jewish stance on mourning an abusive parent?

Do we celebrate a conversion?

Jewish values about being a sperm donor to a couple?

Should Jewish leaders criticize Israel's policies in public?

Obligation to Last Wishes?

Why does G-d let suffering repeat?

Watching porn? Judging others? What is worse?

Jewish values on breeding dogs as a business?

Is there an obligation for every Jew to visit Israel?

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

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

I discovered Jewish heritage in my family - now what?

Asking for Forgiveness?

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


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

Asking for Forgiveness?

What is the Torah view on recycling?

Tree & Santa in Shul at Christmas for Homeless guests?

Dirty Donation?

Can art be seperated from vile views of the artist?

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

Modesty and appearance for unmarried young adults?

Is the religious divide to great to respect each other?

Family diversity: Observant VS Not Observant?

What is the position on "embryo reduction"?

What the #?%*! Boycott Israel?

Is the timing of an unveiling set by Jewish law?

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

Is there universal acceptance of any process of conversion?

How far should I push with learning Torah?

Can a Jew enter a Church?

Does family Jewish heritage long ago make me a Jew?

Is there an obligation to vote pro-Israel?

Using a false identity to post things online?

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

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

Who can serve as a Jewish witness at a wedding?

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

Why do women cover their eyes when lighting Shabbat candles?

Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?

What is the view on illegal immigration in Israel?

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

Can a single women use IVF?

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

Can just part of a family convert to Judaism?

Must we mourn the temple's destruction?

What does Yom Haatzmaut mean to American Jews?

Dressing Tznius (modesty).

Jewish perspective on how to debate political matters?

How much food on Shabbat is too much?

Must I fix my relationship with my son?

Photos on Headstones?

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

What makes a Jews' compliance to ethics uniquely Jewish?

Marriage to fulfill a mitzvah more important than for love?

Required to Perform on Shabbat - What now?

Jewish woman wearing short shorts or bikinis?

How should employers treat employees?

What obligation to care for aging parents?

Jew by Choice

Are there rules for placing a Ner Tamid?


What about TV? Should we refrain?

Grieving Mom

Discussing political issues in religious terms.

Can you lie to your boss to get another job?

Dressing Modestly

What does Judaism tell me about sexual urges?

Can Jews of one ethnicity adopt customs of another?

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

How honest must I be in a recommendation?

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

Can a Jew be buried with a tattoo?

Bad situation vs a good situation?

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

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

Better to convert or to marry and have children first?

When to light Shabbat candles?

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

What is the ideal way to give tzedakah, charity?

Do woman have the same obligations as men in prayer?

Is being trustworthy a mitzvah?

Is there a specific obligation to vote?

Can a Jew and non Jew be married synagogue?

Am I a Jew?

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

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

Are we obligated to give to the homeless?

Are African American converts accepted within Judaism?

Are Body Farms Permissable?

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

Addiction to cybersex?

What is my Jewish name?

Whose conversions are accepted in Israel?

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

When must one reveal that they are a convert?

Why on Sukkot do we focus on huts?

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

Obligation to children in will?

Surrogate Mother?

Shaving with a razor instead of an electric shaver?

What if it looks non-kosher?

What is the Jewish view regarding abortion?

Must we honor an abusive parent?

Are we required to move to Israel?

Stand up for Israel

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

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

Sex in public?

Is it Okay to sell an unkosher Torah?

May a Gentile attend Jewish services?

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

Judaism - Who is the mother?

Holding an unveiling service on a holiday!

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

Is recycling and saving the planet a mitzvah?

My mother is not Jewish - my father is Jewish.

My Boss insists only 1 hour for lunch break.

Why is there a tradition to say chapters of Tehillim?

Are combat sports like boxing okay?

Leap Year AGAIN?

V’ahavta l’Reacha Kamocha

Can Masorti converts wed in an Orthodox shul?

Jewish view on resurrection of the dead - physical status?

Was Moses a Bad Father and/or Spouse?

What constitutes adultery?

Commemorating Jewish Days of Tragedy.

Invitation to an Unveiling?

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

When can you postpose a brit milah?

Electric Shabbat and Havdalah Candles?

Should a minority impose their wishes on the majority?

Is aguna a non-orthodox concern?

Assisted living dining together

Jewish views on mixed-breed animals?

Why are closed adoptions discouraged?

Genetic testing to establish Jewishness?

No relations - Divorce?

Jewish view on testing using healthy persons?

Balancing Mitzvot

When donate clothes of the deceased?

Why not cremation?

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

What does Judaism say about naming a child?

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

What is the significance Tu B'Av?

Jewish wedding, unkosher food??

Dangerous Facebook post by teen.

Intermarriage Problem?

Supporting public schools, beyond my tax dollars?

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

Strange Customs?

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

Share scientific truths about global warming?

Must I attend High Holiday services?

Who decides who is Jewish?
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