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July 2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest

The following is a "digest" version of the July 2012 Moderator Election Town Hall Chat. The format, as described on Meta Stack Overflow, is one answer to this question for every question asked in the ...
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Mi Yodeya is scheduled for an election starting next week, January 23rd. In connection with that election, we will be hosting a Q&A here for candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of ...
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Is there not room for non-orthodox opinions?

Should Mi.Yodeya/J.SE maintain its solely orthodox standing? I love StackExchange and when I found the Judaism group I thought that it would be interesting to participate. However, I am neither an ...
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Karaites - in scope?

Are questions about non-rabbinic forms of Judaism (Karaite, Sadducee, Essene, etc.) in scope here? I've added a tag (non-rabbinic-judaism) to at least group these questions. It would be great if ...
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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non-orthodox opinions?

What are the mods final judment on the non-orthodox versus orthodox viewpoint question are we here to answer question which should likely be adressed to the JTS? (migrate to the original orthdoxy ...
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Permitting answers that deviate from Jewish law and tradition

Can we rely on downvotes to out answers that are not based on Jewish law and tradition, as per this site's operational standards? Isn't there a danger that a viewer will take an answer with six ...
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What are the assumptions made (in relation to jewish law) when one uses this site?

A lot of these little things (I have a really long typed out list if anyone wants me to post it) have left me rather confused as to what this site assumes in relation to the asker's understanding/...
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Is Mi Yodeya a Judaism Stack Exchange, or a Rabbinic Judaism Stack Exchange?

Before I really began to understand the profound nature of Orthodoxy, I was thinking to leave the forum because I tend to approach Scripture from a different perspective than Orthodox Jews do. I do ...
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What is considered a Jewish source?

Very often OP's ask for Jewish Sources What is the standard to be called a Jewish source? Written by a Jew? Accepted as authoritative? Is Martin Buber a Jewish source? Or only religious figures ...
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Answers based on the Samaritan Pentateuch

Are answers based on the Samaritan Pentateuch considered as being answers? I don't think we'd allow answers based on the New T. Case in point: This answer. Fascinating answer, but not based on ...
Danny Schoemann's user avatar
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Is Hellenistic Judaism on-topic?

Consensus on meta seems to be that Karaite Judaism, questions asked from a Karaite perspective, and other non-Orthodox branches of Judaism are on-topic. Is Hellenistic Judaism also on-topic? Is such ...
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