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ANNOUNCING THE
Jewish Values Online Blog Awards - Second 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 second quarter of 5779.
 

No One Should Feel Alone

Posted on 03/05/2019 by Rabbi Yaakov Bieler
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 possible. The goal is to make the statements and supplications your own, even if...
 
 
 

Why On Books, Money and Jewish Women

Posted on 02/11/2019 by Rivkah Lambert Adler
This is a true story about an honest Jewish teenager. And about how Torah guidelines contribute to a more civilized society. Many years ago, from my personal interest in the topic and, okay… I admit it,....
 
 
 

What's Jewish About Pi Day?

Posted on 03/14/2019 by Marcia Goldlist
Pi Day is celebrated on the 14th day of the third month because pi equals 3.14. (The three corresponds to the third month which is March and the .14 relates to the 14th day.) Really pi equals 3.1415926535 and...
 
 
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What is permissible in satisfying one's spouse?

Can beauty & charm be forces for good in Judaism?

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

Obsessed with Money?

Jewish responses to lust?

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

What is the Jewish position on an afterlife?

Obligation to care for aging parents.

Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

Stem Cell Research?

14, Jewish, & Gay - now what?

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

How long one should date before getting married?

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

Internet Infidelity?

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

Do we celebrate a conversion?

Sexual roles: is female domination okay?

Judaism & the Environment?

Use/Abuse Homeless Guests in Synagogue for Publicity?

Safe Treatment of Animals

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

Government limits?

How long is too long to date before engagement?

Does the Talmud carry the same authority as the Torah?

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

Respecting the Law of the Land?

In overpayment situation, what is required?

Gun Control?

Report to police a crime by a Jew?
 
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At https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-peace-cross-...

Why I Always Engage in Conversation with Anti-Semiites

Posted on 06/24/2019 by Moshe Daniel Levine in Beliefs and Practices
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Jewish History on One Foot

Posted on 06/18/2019 by Moshe Daniel Levine in Israel
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Detoxing From Israel

Posted on 06/13/2019 by Rivkah Lambert Adler in Israel
On a recent trip to America from our home in Israel, I read a handful of local Jewish publications. I want to tell you about...

How Brave Would I Be - Wearing a Kippah in Germany

Posted on 06/11/2019 by Moshe Daniel Levine in Beliefs and Practices
I have had a safer, more privileged, unconfined, and all around freer upbringing than any previous Jewish generation before...

Counterpoint: The Traditional Jewish View of Moshiach

Posted on 06/05/2019 by Rivkah Lambert Adler in Beliefs and Practices
In a recent post, fellow Jewish Values Online blogger Moshe Daniel Levine echoed the liberal Jewish perspective that there...
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