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

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

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

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

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

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

What is the Jewish position on an afterlife?

Does Judaism demand too much of those with differences?

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

Mourners & Well-wishing during holidays in Judaism ?

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

Level of personal honesty in a job interview?

Hiring or asking someone to say Kaddish for your relative?

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

In overpayment situation, what is required?

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

Can Jews sing Gospel music?

What is the Jewish view on organ transplants?

Obligation to Exercise?

Stem Cell Research?

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

Do we celebrate a conversion?

Agunah (chained woman) problem?

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

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

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

Jewish view: Covenant Law leads to Good and Evil?

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?
 
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