I noticed today that if you search Google for Purim Torah or for "Purim Torah", our tag landing page is now the first result, above the Wikipedia entry.

This fact indicates that for this niche topic, we have a comparative advantage over other places on the English-language internet. When we noticed last year that this was happening, we improved the tag wiki to make it more likely that this niche placement helps promote the rest of our content.

So, I'm wondering which other terms, when searched on Google, bring up our content high in the search results? In which other Judaism topics do we have a comparative search advantage over the rest of the English-language Internet?

We could use this information to focus efforts on tag wiki improvement and also actual content improvement.

Please post one search term or family of very-closely-related search terms per answer. The following factors make an answer stronger than others:

  • Search result placement

  • Overall importance within Judaism of the topic

  • Evidence that it's a search term people search for1

  • Suggestions for how we could improve the associated content

1. For example: Each year, around Purim, Purim Torah rises in search-popularity to be about 3% as popular as Judaism, according to Google Trends.

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    We also insist on including the exact phrase "purim torah" thrice in every post about it, so we are giving ourselves a huge advantage in SEO.
    – Double AA Mod
    Mar 13, 2017 at 18:11
  • @DoubleAA Presumably. One could imagine other terms that tend to come up many times in posts about that topic, either here or generally. This is probably true of most proper names of people, holidays, etc.
    – Isaac Moses Mod
    Mar 13, 2017 at 18:15
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    Many if not most of those have multiple spelling variants, both among the posts and among potential search terms.
    – Double AA Mod
    Mar 13, 2017 at 18:17
  • @DoubleAA There are many factors that lead to our search-advantage with Purim Torah. Some or all of them (or other factors) may apply to some other terms, to varying degrees.
    – Isaac Moses Mod
    Mar 13, 2017 at 18:18
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    Note that Yodeyans may have search results catered to their inclinations. To get purer results, search in historyless ("incognito" in Chrome) mode or using DuckDuckGo (which I think is always historyless).
    – msh210 Mod
    Mar 13, 2017 at 19:58
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    I was just about to point that out, @msh210. The Purim Torah search result holds in Chrome incongnito, at least for me.
    – MTL
    Mar 13, 2017 at 22:30
  • Right now, "why don't jews accept our lord", but not in a good way.
    – MTL
    Mar 27, 2017 at 21:15
  • We also top "mi yodeya" in search, but not everything about that result is good. Bam discussion started here.
    – MTL
    Jul 14, 2017 at 20:00


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