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Should we have a jargon policy/guideline?

For mi.yodeya, I wrote up a jargon guideline (lightly adapted below) intended to make content on the site accessible to as many interested people as possible. It was not followed very closely on m.y, ...
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"Days of Awe - Mi Yodeya?" call for submissions part 1: Machzor, RH

This question will collect Q&As, formatted for the book, for Days of Awe - Mi Yodeya?. We're breaking this up into five posts for easier management. This question collects material for the ...
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How should I cite an answer elsewhere?

Sometimes a Web page off-site — or a passage in a book, for that matter — answers a question perfectly. How should I refer to or quote that external source as my answer?
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"Days of Awe - Mi Yodeya?" call for submissions part 2: Machzor, YK

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"Days of Awe - Mi Yodeya?" call for submissions part 3: halacha and how-tos

This question will collect Q&As, formatted for the book, for Days of Awe - Mi Yodeya?. We're breaking this up into five posts for easier management. This question collects material about halacha ...
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Can you help distribute "Days of Awe - Mi Yodeya?"

You may have heard that we're working on another book for the high holy days. This time, in addition to the downloadable copy, we're talking about printing and distributing copies in places where ...
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Title for the high holidays publication

What should the title for the High Holidays publication be? For reference, the titles of our previous publications are: ?הגדה – מי יודע Hagada - Mi Yodeya? Real questions and answers that spring ...
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Days of Awe book: collect links here

This proposal for a high-holy-days book, possibly billed as a machzor companion, suggests the following types of content: Q&As related to particular parts of the Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur ...
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"Days of Awe - Mi Yodeya?" call for submissions part 4: themes

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Help edit "Days of Awe - Mi Yodeya?"

32 questions' worth of edited content have been submitted for Days of Awe - Mi Yodeya?. The next step is to make sure that each of these submissions gets a good once-over by someone who didn't do the ...
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Project plan for Haggadah update

This is my first time as "project manager" for a publication, so if something doesn't look right, please let me know, or fix it yourself. This is a rough project plan for updating our haggadah ...
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Final Accounting for "Days of Awe - Mi Yodeya?"

Here are the final public accounting numbers for the Days of Awe - Mi Yodeya? printing and distribution project. Accomplished: We produced over 1400 copies of the booklet and mailed or otherwise ...
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"Days of Awe - Mi Yodeya?" front- and back-matter

Each answer to this post should contain one of the following supplementary materials for Days of Awe - Mi Yodeya?: Introduction Glossary The glossary should contain translations of all non-English ...
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"Days of Awe - Mi Yodeya?" call for submissions part 5: Selichot

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Should the High Holidays publication have a glossary/bibliography in the back?

Our last two publications both made significant efforts to provide definitions of terms: Purim - Mi Yodeya? had a two-page glossary in the back that attempted to define every possibly-unfamiliar term ...
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