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The line between History vs Judaism

Inspired by this question, but I am attempting to ask a more largely applicable point. Questions which are about Jewish History are considered off topic. Now the Jewish History examples given there ...
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Are questions about Samaritanism on-topic?

Are questions about Samaritanism, especially questions about Samaritan teachings or practices that differ from Rabbinic Judaism, on-topic? I was thinking about asking a question about why the ...
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Are questions about or based on academic Jewish studies appropriate for this site?

The catch-all of "Academic Jewish Studies" covers a wide range of topics. However as a general rule those studies do not necessarily subscribe to postulates which conform to normative orthodox Judaism....
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Should this question remain open?

SE Challenge: Halachot in which rulings range from permissible to Torah violation? is an old question with a bunch of up-votes. It's a list/survey/riddle question and would probably be closed if it ...
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Is an anthropological question on Black Hebrew Israelites on topic?

I have a question on the topic of the Black Hebrew Israelite movement, which in a way seems to me to be more along the lines of an anthropological question, and I am wondering if that is included in ...
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Questions about Hebrew names

Are questions of the form "What is the origin of name X" considered on-topic, since many of those names originated from Tanach and Shas?