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ANNOUNCING THE
Jewish Values Online Blog Awards - First 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 first quarter of 5779.
 

Feeling Deep Compassion for the Oppressed

Posted on 12/02/2018 by Rabbi Yaakov Bieler
A particularly moving paragraph that is recited by the entire congregation of pray-ers as part of the Shacharit (morning) services on Mondays and Thursdays, before the Tora is returned to the Ark, describes... 
 
 

Why Be Jewish?

Posted on 11/29/2018 by Rabbi Ben Hecht
Defining the Question Why be Jewish? It seems to be a simple, straightforward question, often employed to begin a presentation on the accolades and benefits in choosing to be a Jew.
 
 
 

What I Did When Someone Wounded Me

Posted on 09/13/2018 by Rivkah Lambert Adler
Recently, someone took a pretty enormous swipe at me online, accusing me of a serious breach of trust and of causing irreparable harm. The facts cited and the accusations posited are entirely false. The things... 
 
 
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Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

Government limits?

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

14, Jewish, & Gay - now what?

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

Safe Treatment of Animals

Judaism & the Environment?

Can adulterers marry after proper divorce?

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

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

Stem Cell Research?

Does Judaism demand too much of those with differences?

Does the Talmud carry the same authority as the Torah?

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

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

Gun Control?

Mourners & Well-wishing during holidays in Judaism ?

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

Jewish view: Covenant Law leads to Good and Evil?

What is permissible in satisfying one's spouse?

Hiring or asking someone to say Kaddish for your relative?

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

What is the Jewish view on organ transplants?

Agunah (chained woman) problem?

Baby Naming

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

Do we celebrate a conversion?

Level of personal honesty in a job interview?

Report to police a crime by a Jew?
 
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The Talmud is the Jewish New Testament

Posted on 03/07/2019 by Moshe Daniel Levine in Beliefs and Practices
High on the list of common religious misconceptions is the idea that Judaism (based off the “Old Testament”) is...

No One Should Feel Alone

Posted on 03/05/2019 by Rabbi Yaakov Bieler in Beliefs and Practices
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...

When You're Convinced Someone Else Is 100% Wrong

Posted on 03/03/2019 by Rivkah Lambert Adler in Israel
Last week, Jewish Values Online published a blog post with which I not only vehemently disagreed, but found riddled with...

Dressing Like a Jew

Posted on 02/28/2019 by Jacob Schwartz in Beliefs and Practices
B”SD The Invisible Jew In a mix and match society like America, who must the invisible Jew imitate? The feudal system...

Extremist Judaism One of the Biggest Threats to Israel

Posted on 02/20/2019 by Moshe Daniel Levine in Beliefs and Practices
In the late nineteenth century, as a nascent movement to create a Jewish state in the ancient homeland of Israel was being...
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