Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?

Halachic obligation for a Jew to move to Israel

Respecting the Law of the Land?

In overpayment situation, what is required?

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

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

Baby Naming

Jewish view: Covenant Law leads to Good and Evil?

What does Judaism say about intermarriage?

Does the Talmud carry the same authority as the Torah?

Obligation to Exercise?

Memorial for Danish Jews who perished during WW2

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

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

Can beauty & charm be forces for good in Judaism?

Do we celebrate a conversion?

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

Level of personal honesty in a job interview?

Gun Control?

MUST a Jew have children?

What is the Jewish view on organ transplants?

Stem Cell Research?

Does Judaism demand too much of those with differences?

Genetic testing to establish Jewishness?

Origin of the Hebrew word 'yibum'?

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

Kosher options on the road?

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

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