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Question: Typically, why don't Jews evangelize? That's what the book of Jonah and so many other books and events in the bible are about (in the questioner's reading of them).
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Question: What does Judaism say about pre-marital sex?
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Question: Is there olam habah? How do I measure whether I'm living up to what God/I expect of me? Is there a God/personal God in the traditional sense and if so what is his/her nature?
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Question: Should the laws governing kashrut be amended and/or applied to include the ethical treatment of workers, including wages, working condition and respect of employees?
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Question: While kashrut, at one time, embodied humane methods of slaughter, today the methods seem outdated. Are there any movements within Judaism that advocate "modified" versions of kashrut that incorporate today's standards of humane slaughter?
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Question: Some Jewish young adults (usually, college age) think that it is 'cool' to have their bodies tattooed. Will these kids be barred from most Jewish cemeteries upon their death many years from now?
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Question: If am trying to keep kosher why can't I mix dairy and chicken since chicken does not produce milk?
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The History of Ethiopian Jewry

Posted on 07/15/2019 by Moshe Daniel Levine in Beliefs and Practices
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Posted on 07/15/2019 by Rabbi Alan Yuter in Beliefs and Practices
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Posted on 07/14/2019 by Guest Blogger in Beliefs and Practices
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Posted on 07/08/2019 by Marcia Goldlist in Holidays
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Get Refusal Didn’t Cause the Agunah Problem- Halachah Did

Posted on 07/08/2019 by Moshe Daniel Levine in Beliefs and Practices
Imagine for a moment that you are hired as a lawyer to defend a client in a high stakes court case, say regarding the...

NAFTALI BENNETT IS RIGHT REGARDING CONVERSIONS

Posted on 07/01/2019 by Rabbi Alan Yuter in Beliefs and Practices
At https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Bennett-break-Chief-Rabbinate-monopoly-to-solve-conversion-time-bomb-593397, MK Naftali...
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