Questions tagged [sabbath-observance]

issues that arise due to most users not participating on Jewish holidays

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Block new or very low reputation users from posting on Shabbat

It seems quite common here that Spam, Rude, or otherwise inappropriate posts tend to accumulate over Shabbat when most of the posters are not present. This portrays a bad image of the site to others, ...
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I just answered a question and its Shabbat. What should I do?

(I realize the irony in asking a meta question also on Shabbat, but still.) I just answered a question and its Shabbat; sorry, I didn't notice. So, I read this here on meta: Is asking and answering ...
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Is asking and answering on Mi Yodeya on shabbat discouraged?

I'm not Jewish and I don't know much about Judaism, so I bring my apologies if this answer is trivial or offensive in some way. Please edit it in such case. I've recently discovered the StackExchange ...
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What (if anything) should we do about offensive posts that show up on Shabbat/Yom Tov?

Avraham Yitzchak has a good point in a comment here that we are talking about advertising our site in Jewish venues, yet we are from time to time plagued by offensive questions (e.g. the Baal and ...
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Does this site have an inherent disadvantage due to Shabbat? [closed]

Naturally many of the users of this stackexchange site are going to be observant Jews who keep the laws of Shabbat. This means that many users will not be using the site at all for one day a week. ...