Loewian made a very interesting comment below this question when he wrote

I believe the generally accepted Talmudic interpretation of "Torah tziva lanu moshe morasha kehilath Yaakov" is that there are portions of Torah that can only be shared between Kehilath Yaakov (those who have accepted upon themselves all the mitzvot) and that sharing them with Bnei Noach would be a serious violation of halacha.

Without discussing the specifics of this comment (I can see both pros and cons), this led me to wonder what sort of rabbinic guidance and counseling was asked by the site creators before its creation?

I imagine the standard disclaimer on not offering rabbinic advice could have come from there, but what if anything else was said at the time.

This is more historic curiosity than anything else but I believe it would be wonderful to have a record of these conclusions.

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    related: judaism.stackexchange.com/a/414/11501
    – mbloch
    Dec 20, 2017 at 4:59
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    How is our site different from Chabad.org or YUTorah.com? Anything posted publicly is available to gentiles too
    – Double AA Mod
    Dec 20, 2017 at 9:28
  • @mbloch Your second comment links to the answer to this question. Also, that was for a different site, which I controlled. The one you're participating on now is the sole creation of Stack Overflow, Inc.
    – Isaac Moses Mod
    Dec 20, 2017 at 11:55
  • @IsaacMoses Thanks - I thought there might be more but now we know. Also agree with DoubleAA comment
    – mbloch
    Dec 20, 2017 at 14:24
  • One clear difference is that here you are answering questions directly to non-jews (possibly, if they are the questioner), while there you are giving it to Jews and he comes along and takes it, similar to R' Moshe Feinstein's psak about teaching gemara to girls. Feb 20, 2018 at 7:52


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