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The Bavli, M'gila 14 says:

שאין אומרים הלל על נס שבחוצה לארץ
We do not praise a flag that is outside of Israel.

Should we non-Israelis flag posts on Mi Yodeya?


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They may flag, but in order not to praise it the mods will never mark such a flag as helpful.

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    That's why mods have access to users' location information! Now it all makes sense. +1. – msh210 Mar 2 '14 at 4:11
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    And for this reason, plus lifnei iver, users should not tell us from where they flag so that we do not have to decline those flags. – Monica Cellio Mar 2 '14 at 4:29
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    I forgot it was Purim Torah and nearly dug a hole to Israel after seeing the meta front page. – Tim Post Mar 4 '14 at 8:38
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    @TimPost, in case you're wondering, a more usual translation of the Hebrew in the question is "we do not say the halel (praise) prayer for a miracle [that took place] outside of Israel". The same word in Hebrew can mean "miracle" and "flag". – msh210 Mar 6 '14 at 18:21

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