hashkafah-philosophy

  1. Explanation of Alter Rebbe's proof of G-d?
  2. Does Judaism permit sexual relationships outside of marriage?
  3. Why don't Jews think Jesus is the messiah?
  4. Reconciling the Torah and history regarding the Jews' response to reward and punishment

  5. Psikat halacha in our day

  6. Women in Leadership Roles

  7. Significance of making kiddush specifically before eating
  8. Is AGI possible according to Judaism?

  9. Origin of אין משיבין על ההגדה

  10. An apparent contradiction in Ralbag's philosophical methodology

  11. Why is it neccesary to have an Oral Law?
  12. Hyperbole in the Gemara?
  13. Why does G-d reward reshaim in this world to punish them in the next, if He is good?

  14. Does G-d control all things all the time?
  15. What exactly is the judgement of Rosh Hashanah?

  16. Purpose of Suffering
  17. If something is not explicitly prohibited, is it permitted?
  18. What does it mean to be a chosen nation?

  19. Looking for a text by Yosef Perl (a parodist of Rebbe Nachman)

  20. Prohibition of killing a child animal with its mother
  21. What is the correct emotion to feel upon hearing about enemy civilian casualties?

  22. Choices before birth

  23. Subjectivity of halacha

  24. Jewish alternative to a Christian self-help book

  25. What if Purim hadn't happened?
  26. 5 "parts" of the nefesh- What is the Rambam's source?

  27. Who has the right to come up with chiddushei Torah?
  28. Ruach haKodesh and Shekinah?
  29. What’s the reason behind having to use specifically animal skin for klaf?
  30. How does Judaism relate to miracle claims by other religions?

  31. Yesh Me'Ayin - A transformation from a state of ‘nothing’ to ‘something’

  32. women (wife) have a bigger influence regarding shalom bais
  33. Overwhelming individualism in Jewish Halachah

  34. What is the Yeshiva Shel Maala?

  35. Guaranteed olam haba?
  36. 40 Days Before Conception

  37. How does "eilu v'eilu" work out with an absolute truth?

  38. Social Action/Responsibility in Judaism towards gentiles
  39. How should I understand Rabbeinu Bachya on Numbers 25:13?
  40. Why is being religious a duty if God chose to not have a proof to his existence in this world?

  41. Understanding G-d's unity
  42. passive bal tashchis

  43. What is the reason that the world will end after 6/7 thousand years?

  44. What attitudes toward Jesus are acceptable for a Jew?

  45. Purpose of non-Jews

  46. Since G-d is Omnipotent Why Does He Need Our Prayers?

  47. Deviations of Ralbag from normative Jewish theology

  48. Why has God made so many poor people on earth?

  49. Is it wrong to be racist?

  50. Using a Mitzvah to Get Prayers Answered

  51. Must we consider the gemara's conclusions literally true?

  52. On what social issues were the rabbis ahead of their times?
  53. Can someone have a soul of the opposite gender?
  54. Should someone who isn't 100% certain of God's existence be considered a kofer?

  55. If God is infinitely good, why did He create finite people to bestow good to?
  56. Reading Fiction, more specifically fantasy
  57. Is the Sefer Hachinuch actually about reasons for mitzvos?

  58. Is Gematria accepted by all?
  59. How did the Gedolim achieve fear of Yom HaDin when the Gemoro says daya letzarah beshatah?

  60. Resource on reasons/intention for mitzvot

  61. Is it correct to trust one's intuition?
  62. Judaism and Communism
  63. Responsa concerning attending University or College

  64. Is Hashem polite?
  65. Are professor Daniel Boyarin's writings about the messiah supported in traditional Jewish sources?

  66. Why do Jews believe the entire Torah, as opposed to parts or most, was given by God to Moses?

  67. How do we know that God exists?

  68. Who compared "the ox that gores the cow" to "I am Hashem Your G-d"?
  69. Does the Zodiac really have influence on our lives?
  70. Why is the heart labeled the seat of emotion?

  71. Bereishit vs. science

  72. How do I get myself to yearn for moshiach if I'm comfortable in the diaspora?
  73. 'Remarrying' Hashem After Divorce

  74. Why does the Torah mention the lineage of Yishma'el and Esav?

  75. Do communal and individual prayers correspond to different sacrifices?
  76. Whose side Rachel and Leah were on?

  77. Why do we count years from the date of Creation?
  78. Possibility of Positive Payoff to the Passed
  79. Conversion: If G-d really wanted me to be a Jew (and observe mitzvot), why was I not born into a Jewish family

  80. Why would a Jewish woman marry through a religious ceremony, knowing she risks becoming an agunah for life?

  81. Can one reach the point where he can no longer do teshuvah?

  82. Why did not our forefathers consult Hashem in conflict situations?
  83. Rogaine or hair loss medications

  84. Vegetarianism versus Bal Tashchis?

  85. What status (if any) does a person suffering from depression have?

  86. Is one who maintains an agnostic belief called a min (heretic)

  87. To Confront or Not Confront...that is the question?

  88. How can we be sure that Judaism is true/the truth?
  89. Belief in midrashim

  90. Jewish equivalent of Occam's razor
  91. How Does Ramban Understand Verse in Psalms About God's Pride?
  92. Virtual Avodah Zara

  93. Does Judaism consider women inferior?
  94. Consistent philosophy in the Shulchan Aruch

  95. What are some fundamental chasidic works of philosophy / theology?

  96. Is perpetual virginity or remaining unmarried superior to marriage?
  97. Why does the letter Hei stands for Shechinah

  98. A good maggid shiur who goes through an entire sefer of hashkafa

  99. Teshuvah: How to return or going back to one's true nature?

  100. According to the Tanya, is one never permitted to be sad at all?