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Jewish responses to lust?

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

Judaism & the Environment?

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

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

What roles can a non-Jew play in the Jewish community?

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

Jewish view: Covenant Law leads to Good and Evil?

Origin of the Hebrew word 'yibum'?

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

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

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

How long one should date before getting married?

Does the Talmud carry the same authority as the Torah?

Respecting the Law of the Land?

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

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

What if it looks non-kosher?

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

Agunah (chained woman) problem?

Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?

Baby Naming

What is permissible in satisfying one's spouse?

Genetic testing to establish Jewishness?

14, Jewish, & Gay - now what?

Obsessed with Money?

Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?
 
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