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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

How long one should date before getting married?

Can adulterers marry after proper divorce?

Level of personal honesty in a job interview?

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

Halachic obligation for a Jew to move to Israel

Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

Hiring or asking someone to say Kaddish for your relative?

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

How long is too long to date before engagement?

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

Obsessed with Money?

Kosher options on the road?

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

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

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

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

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

Stem Cell Research?

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

Obligation to care for aging parents.

What is the Jewish position on an afterlife?

Teaching children self esteem.

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

Use/Abuse Homeless Guests in Synagogue for Publicity?

Respecting the Law of the Land?

Internet Infidelity?

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

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

Baby Naming

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

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

Parent's right to try to persuade?

Obligation to Exercise?

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

Gun Control?

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

Sexual roles: is female domination okay?

What is the Jewish view on organ transplants?

Does family Jewish heritage long ago make me a Jew?

Can a Jew enter a Church?

Tatoos and Judaism?

Using a false identity to post things online?

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

Jewish values about being a sperm donor to a couple?

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

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

Is the religious divide to great to respect each other?

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

Should Jewish leaders criticize Israel's policies in public?

Asking for Forgiveness?

Can Jews be cremated?

What is the position on "embryo reduction"?

Modesty and appearance for unmarried young adults?

Is the timing of an unveiling set by Jewish law?

Family diversity: Observant VS Not Observant?

Dirty Donation?

What to do about restricting Jewish religious expression?

What the #?%*! Boycott Israel?

Is there an obligation for every Jew to visit Israel?

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

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

Jewish stance on mourning an abusive parent?

Asking for Forgiveness - What is removed?

What is the Torah view on recycling?

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

Tree & Santa in Shul at Christmas for Homeless guests?

How far should I push with learning Torah?

Is there an obligation to vote pro-Israel?

Breaking the news that I'm now a Jew!

Watching porn? Judging others? What is worse?

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

Obligation to Last Wishes?

Jewish stand on women praying wearing Tefillin and a Tallit.

Jewish values on breeding dogs as a business?

Is there universal acceptance of any process of conversion?

I discovered Jewish heritage in my family - now what?

Why does G-d let suffering repeat?

Mourners & Well-wishing during holidays in Judaism ?

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

Do we celebrate a conversion?

Can art be seperated from vile views of the artist?

What are the basic requirements to convert to Judaism?

Marital obligation to my spouse diagnosed dementia?

Can a single women use IVF?

What is the view on illegal immigration in Israel?

Explain how God is the Supreme Being.

Must I fix my relationship with my son?

Can just part of a family convert to Judaism?

Can you lie to your boss to get another job?

Grieving Mom

Kashrut that incorporates standards of humane slaughter?

Jewish perspective on how to debate political matters?

Are there rules for placing a Ner Tamid?

Dressing Modestly

Why do women cover their eyes when lighting Shabbat candles?

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

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

Is leaving information out considered lying?

What makes a Jews' compliance to ethics uniquely Jewish?

Photos on Headstones?

Dressing Tznius (modesty).

Jewish woman wearing short shorts or bikinis?

Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?

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

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

What does Yom Haatzmaut mean to American Jews?

Does the Talmud carry the same authority as the Torah?

Who can serve as a Jewish witness at a wedding?

How should employers treat employees?

What about TV? Should we refrain?

Must we mourn the temple's destruction?

Required to Perform on Shabbat - What now?

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

Jewish view on abortion?

Discussing political issues in religious terms.

Mourning for an abusing living person to bring healing?

Jew by Choice

How much food on Shabbat is too much?

Marriage to fulfill a mitzvah more important than for love?

Jewish faith's belief about afterlife or eternity.

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

Jewish mourning for non-Jewish parents?


Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

Whose conversions are accepted in Israel?

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

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

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

Carrying our wishes of the deceased in Judaism

How does one deal with forgiveness of themself?

Can Jews of one ethnicity adopt customs of another?

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

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

What is the essence of "a good life" ?

Is being trustworthy a mitzvah?

Do woman have the same obligations as men in prayer?

Should kashrut be connected to ethical treatment of workers?

Are we obligated to give to the homeless?

Am I a Jew?

What is the ideal way to give tzedakah, charity?

Better to convert or to marry and have children first?

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

Why on Sukkot do we focus on huts?

When must one reveal that they are a convert?

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

Can a Jew and non Jew be married synagogue?

Surrogate Mother?

Are Body Farms Permissable?

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

Addiction to cybersex?

What does Judaism tell me about sexual urges?

Why are Ashkenazic Jews be named after a deceased person?

Changing my Hebrew name - disrespectful?

Can a Jew be buried with a tattoo?

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

Is there a specific obligation to vote?

Report to police a crime by a Jew?

Are African American converts accepted within Judaism?

How honest must I be in a recommendation?

Bad situation vs a good situation?

How can Jewish values help us repent for our sins?

When to light Shabbat candles?

Jewish responses to lust & masturbation?

What is my Jewish name?

Are criminals worthy of our forgiveness?

Obligation to children in will?

Judaism - Who is the mother?

What is the Jewish view regarding abortion?

When can you postpose a brit milah?

Leap Year AGAIN?

May a Gentile attend Jewish services?

Where does Kol Nidre service fit into Yom Kippur?

Must we honor an abusive parent?

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

V’ahavta l’Reacha Kamocha

Is it Okay to sell an unkosher Torah?

Holding an unveiling service on a holiday!

Sex in public?

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

What constitutes adultery?

How has the Shoah (Holocaust) affected rabbinic Judaism?

Why is there a tradition to say chapters of Tehillim?

The process of teshuvah in Judaism.

Nudity within a Marriage - Jewish views?

Must we attend Kol Nidre?

What if it looks non-kosher?

Stand up for Israel

Is recycling and saving the planet a mitzvah?

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

Was Moses a Bad Father and/or Spouse?

Electric Shabbat and Havdalah Candles?

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

Jewish view on resurrection of the dead - physical status?

My mother is not Jewish - my father is Jewish.

Invitation to an Unveiling?

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

Can Masorti converts wed in an Orthodox shul?

Are we required to move to Israel?

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

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

Are combat sports like boxing okay?

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

Must I attend High Holiday services?

Shaving with a razor instead of an electric shaver?

Commemorating Jewish Days of Tragedy.

Jewish view on testing using healthy persons?

Is aguna a non-orthodox concern?

Dangerous Facebook post by teen.

Why not cremation?

Supporting public schools, beyond my tax dollars?

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

When donate clothes of the deceased?

Jewish views on mixed-breed animals?

Intermarriage Problem?

Why are closed adoptions discouraged?

What does Judaism say about naming a child?

Balancing Mitzvot

Genetic testing to establish Jewishness?

What is the significance Tu B'Av?

Jewish wedding, unkosher food??

No relations - Divorce?

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

Should a minority impose their wishes on the majority?

Assisted living dining together

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

Who decides who is Jewish?

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

Strange Customs?

Share scientific truths about global warming?
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