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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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Level of personal honesty in a job interview?

Origin of the Hebrew word 'yibum'?

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

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

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

Obsessed with Money?

Crossing a line when chating on the internet.

Gun Control?

Jewish view on testing using healthy persons?

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

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

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

Obligation to Exercise?

Agunah (chained woman) problem?

Is God a He? What gender do we use to reference God?

Do we celebrate a conversion?

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

Memorial for Danish Jews who perished during WW2

Right to privacy even for despicable things?

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

Sexual roles: is female domination okay?

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

Respecting the Law of the Land?

Stem Cell Research?

How long is too long to date before engagement?

Can Jews sing Gospel music?

Kosher options on the road?

Mourners & Well-wishing during holidays in Judaism ?

What if it looks non-kosher?
 
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THE ORTHODOX JUDAISM OF SH’LOMO AVINER_3

Posted on 07/15/2019 by Rabbi Alan Yuter in Beliefs and Practices
Rabbi Sh’lomo Aviner is a well-known, Religious Zionist thinker whose public statements and popular teachings reflect...

Learning Emunah From A Flight Delay

Posted on 07/14/2019 by Guest Blogger in Beliefs and Practices
THE CALM MAN STUCK WITH ME AT THE BURLINGTON AIRPORTby Chana Jenny Weisberg This morning I was taking off with two of my...

Our Amazing Calendar by Marcia Goldlist

Posted on 07/08/2019 by Marcia Goldlist in Holidays
Today I received an advertisement for making a personalized Jewish calendar which lets you print a personal picture on the...

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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