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ANNOUNCING THE
Jewish Values Online Blog Awards - First 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 first quarter of 5779.
 

Feeling Deep Compassion for the Oppressed

Posted on 12/02/2018 by Rabbi Yaakov Bieler
A particularly moving paragraph that is recited by the entire congregation of pray-ers as part of the Shacharit (morning) services on Mondays and Thursdays, before the Tora is returned to the Ark, describes... 
 
 

Why Be Jewish?

Posted on 11/29/2018 by Rabbi Ben Hecht
Defining the Question Why be Jewish? It seems to be a simple, straightforward question, often employed to begin a presentation on the accolades and benefits in choosing to be a Jew.
 
 
 

What I Did When Someone Wounded Me

Posted on 09/13/2018 by Rivkah Lambert Adler
Recently, someone took a pretty enormous swipe at me online, accusing me of a serious breach of trust and of causing irreparable harm. The facts cited and the accusations posited are entirely false. The things... 
 
 
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Can Israel be both a democracy and a Jewish state?

Is Organ or Tissue Donation Okay for Jews?

Jewish responses to lust?

What is the Jewish view on organ transplants?

Is an adulterous spouse off-limits?

Report to police a crime by a Jew?

Obligation to Exercise?

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

Can adulterers marry after proper divorce?

Internet Infidelity?

Jewish views on genetic selection for children?

Intermarriage ==> problems or possibilities?

Mourners & Well-wishing during holidays in Judaism ?

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

Are some Jewish people not suited to marriage?

Memorial for Danish Jews who perished during WW2

Baby Naming

What do I do with suspected stolen goods I bought?

Jewish view: Covenant Law leads to Good and Evil?

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

Can you say Kaddish for someone not buried?

How re-gain trust & be believed after lying?

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

Agunah (chained woman) problem?

Can beauty & charm be forces for good in Judaism?

Who can follow a Mitzvah?

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

Does G-d trully create soul mates?

Resonsibility for a neighbor going through hard times?

Are we judged by G-d for our thoughts and fantasies?
 
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A Jew at the Rave?

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Drinking from the Dead Sea & Israeli-Palestinan Peace

Posted on 02/10/2019 by Moshe Daniel Levine in News & Updates
Imagine taking a trip to the Dead Sea, swimming about a couple of yards out, bending over, and drinking a nice gulp of water...

Being Charged to Address the Needs of Others

Posted on 02/10/2019 by Rabbi Yaakov Bieler in Beliefs and Practices
The Talmud views the centrality of Psalm 145 in Jewish liturgy as something extremely spiritually vibrant. Berachot 4aR....

The Warmth of Human Kindness

Posted on 02/06/2019 by Guest Blogger in Beliefs and Practices
Reflections on a woman’s small act of kindness that changed the course of Rav Shach’s life, as well as the...
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