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Questions tagged [halacha]

relating to Jewish Law

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Very wrong answers

I noticed recently some users who posted a lot of very wrong answers. I'm thinking to myself that, on one side we are not a site of psak, and the damage is only intellectual. Moreover if this user ...
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What to do with fixable request for psak questions

A few times I have come across questions like this one, kasher a nonkosher Le Creuset pot?, that are put on hold due to a clear request for psak but if edited could yield a good(?, at least on topic) ...
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Can I consult Mi Yodeya as I would a rabbi?

Does Mi Yodeya offer personal guidance in response to practical questions about Jewish law or attitudes, as a rabbi would?
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“Post notices” for Halacha questions

Moderators just got the ability to label questions or answers with "post notices," which put some pre-set text at the bottom of the post in question. Currently, there are exactly two notices ...
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Perhaps the community/moderators should enact a more strict policy regarding halachic questions

I have noticed a number of questions phrased as follows: "Is X permissible?" or "What should I do in the following situations?", etc. and feel that this community was not created to deal with, nor ...
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Publicly Teaching Halachah

I was looking at this site and was a little bit surprised at this statement: It is therefore forbidden for Jews to teach non-Jews Halachah If this is true, should it be a concern here on Judaism....