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ANNOUNCING THE
Jewish Values Online Blog Awards - Second Quarter 5779
 
Jewish Values Online, the leading site providing a mix of voices and viewpoints for
multi-denominational Jewish perspectives on moral and ethical questions is delighted to announce the selection of the best blog entries posted for the second quarter of 5779.
 

No One Should Feel Alone

Posted on 03/05/2019 by Rabbi Yaakov Bieler
When a person engages in prayer, it seems to me that it is very important for him/her to personalize the prayers as much as possible. The goal is to make the statements and supplications your own, even if...
 
 
 

Why On Books, Money and Jewish Women

Posted on 02/11/2019 by Rivkah Lambert Adler
This is a true story about an honest Jewish teenager. And about how Torah guidelines contribute to a more civilized society. Many years ago, from my personal interest in the topic and, okay… I admit it,....
 
 
 

What's Jewish About Pi Day?

Posted on 03/14/2019 by Marcia Goldlist
Pi Day is celebrated on the 14th day of the third month because pi equals 3.14. (The three corresponds to the third month which is March and the .14 relates to the 14th day.) Really pi equals 3.1415926535 and...
 
 
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Stem Cell Research?

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

MUST a Jew have children?

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

Genetic testing to establish Jewishness?

What if it looks non-kosher?

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

Jewish view on testing using healthy persons?

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

Can Jews sing Gospel music?

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

Report to police a crime by a Jew?

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

Obligation to care for aging parents.

Intermarriage ==> problems or possibilities?

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

Does Judaism demand too much of those with differences?

How long is too long to date before engagement?

Jewish view: Covenant Law leads to Good and Evil?

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

Jewish responses to lust?

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

Teaching children self esteem.

In overpayment situation, what is required?

What is the Jewish position on an afterlife?

Kosher options on the road?

Do we celebrate a conversion?

Can beauty & charm be forces for good in Judaism?

Respecting the Law of the Land?

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?
 
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Posted on 07/17/2019 by Rivkah Lambert Adler in Beliefs and Practices
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The History of Ethiopian Jewry

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THE ORTHODOX JUDAISM OF SH’LOMO AVINER_3

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