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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 the Jewish view on organ transplants?

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

Kosher options on the road?

Level of personal honesty in a job interview?

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

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

What is the Jewish response to natural tragedy?

Gun Control?

Jewish view: Covenant Law leads to Good and Evil?

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

What is the Jewish position on an afterlife?

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

Obligation to care for aging parents.

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

In overpayment situation, what is required?

Jewish view on testing using healthy persons?

Obsessed with Money?

What if it looks non-kosher?

Should a Rabbi engage in political speech from the bima?

Grieving family after losing son to a drug overdose.

What is permissible in satisfying one's spouse?

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

Can we benefit from past atrocities and war crimes?

Parent's right to try to persuade?

How long one should date before getting married?

Does Judaism demand too much of those with differences?

Hiring or asking someone to say Kaddish for your relative?

Obligation to Exercise?

Mourners & Well-wishing during holidays in Judaism ?
 
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Detoxing From Israel

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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

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Counterpoint: The Traditional Jewish View of Moshiach

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