I think the and tags need to be a bit better defined.

When does a question count as Midrash and when does it count as History?

Is a question about where the Jews in the desert got all their animals for the daily sacrifice from, a question of Midrash or History?

I think proposed, lengthier descriptions of the tags might be helpful.


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For me:

History is something which any reasonable person can agree happened. The events themselves are also spoken about or recorded outside of Jewish Religious texts.

Midrash, is an interpretation based on the Tanach, which is not directly stated within the text itself.

Parshanut-torah-comment is a discussion of the Torah as it is written about either in the Tanach or Talmud.

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