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Weekly topic challenge: call for proposals

This is the call for proposals for the weekly topic challenge. What is it? There's a single topic that people think about during the week and come up with good questions on. How does it work? ...
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Idea: Weekly topic challenges

After enjoying this question and the responses it prompted, I thought, "It'd be great to have more questions about interpreting the Shabbat songs. I bet people think of them all the time when singing ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-03 (week of Lech-l'cha 5772): aliya laaretz

This week's topic challenge is aliya laaretz, moving to the land of Israel to live there. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. It is relevant to the weekly Torah ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-08 (week of Vayishlach 5772): Asked by children

This week's theme challenge is asked by children. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this theme. Could whoever proposed this theme elaborate a bit? He did! Children frequently ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-22-23 (week of Vayakhel-P'kude 5772): Pets

This week's topic challenge is Pets. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. Topic Proposal I propose pets as a weekly topic challenge. Pets present a number of halacha-...
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Can you design a Community Promotion Ad for the Weekly Topic Challenge?

As reported here, we have, for a limited time, the ability to create Community Promotion Ads to help build awareness for some of our regular site promotions, and how well we utilize this new tool is ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-12 (week of Vaychi 5772): Ikkarei Emunah: Fundamentals of Belief

This week's topic challenge is Ikkarei Emunah: Fundamentals of Belief. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. What is it? There's a single topic that people think about ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-07 (week of Vayetze 5772): Shidduchim: finding a spouse

This week's topic challenge is shidduchim: finding a spouse. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. What is it? There's a single topic that people think about during the ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-04 (week of Vayera 5772): Shabbat songs

This week's topic challenge is Shabas (sabbath) songs. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. What is it? There's a single topic that people think about during the week ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-09 (week of Vayeshev 5772): Chanukah

This week's topic challenge is Chanukah. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. What is it? There's a single topic that people think about during the week and come up ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-10 (week of Miketz 5772): Commentaries

This week's topic challenge is Commentaries. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. What is it? There's a single topic that people think about during the week and come ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-13 (week of Sh'mos 5772): Korbanot

This week's topic challenge is Korbanot. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. What is it? There's a single topic that people think about during the week and come up ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-16 (week of B'shalach 5772): Light

This week's topic challenge is light. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. What is it? There's a single topic that people think about during the week and come up with ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-14 (week of Vaera 5772): Midrashim and Aggadot

This week's topic challenge is midrashim and aggadot. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. What is it? There's a single topic that people think about during the week ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-05 (week of Chaye Sara 5772): Navi: books of the prophets

This week's topic challenge is Navi: books of the prophets. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. What is it? There's a single topic that people think about during the ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-06 (week of Tol'dos 5772): Ribbis: loans at interest

This week's topic challenge is Ribbis: loans at interest. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. What is it? There's a single topic that people think about during the ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-11 (week of Vayigash 5772): Violence

This week's topic challenge is Violence. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. What is it? There's a single topic that people think about during the week and come up ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-40: Pirkei Avot

This week's topic challenge is Pirkei Avot. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. Topic Proposal I propose questions relating to Pirkei Avot as a topic. What is it? ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-21 (week of Ki Sisa 5772): Medieval Jewish History

This week's topic challenge is Medieval Jewish History. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. Topic Proposal I propose as a topic Medieval Jewish History. There was a ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-20 (week of T'tzave 5772): Yevamot

This week's topic challenge is Yevamot. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. Topic Proposal I propose "Yevamot" as a challenge topic. Such a challenge could ...
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Weekly Tanach Challenge 5775-3 (Week of Beshalach): Bereishit 26–30

In conjunction with Project 929, let's learn Tanach along with Jews all over the world. This coming week (Parashat Beshalach, starting Sunday, January 25), we'll be studying the following chapters: ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-19 (week of T'ruma 5772): Practical Kabbalah

This week's topic challenge is Kabbalah Maasis. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. Topic Proposal I propose Practical Kabbalah or "Kabbalah Maasis" as a topic. ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-17 (week of Yisro 5772): Trees

This week's topic challenge is trees. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. Topic Proposal I propose trees as a topic, preferably to be used during the week leading up ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-41 (week of Pin'chas 5772): Rashi

This week's topic challenge is Rashi. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. Topic Proposal I propose questions relating to Rashi (e.g. himself, his commentaries, etc.) ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-42-43 (week of Matos-Mas'e 5772): grains

This week's topic challenge is Grains. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. Topic Proposal I propose grains (wheat, barley, etc.) as a weekly topic. These plants comes ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-18 (week of Mishpatim 5772): Unusual Blessings

This week's topic challenge is unusual blessings. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. Topic Proposal I propose Unusual Blessings as a topic. Many people are unaware ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-24 (week of Vayikra 5772): colors

This week's topic challenge is colors. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. Topic Proposal I propose colors as a topic. We have but fifteen questions currently tagged ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-15 (week of Bo 5772): Kishuf (Magic)

This week's topic challenge is kishuf (magic). You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. What is it? There's a single topic that people think about during the week and come ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-25 (week of Tzav 5772): Book division

This week's topic challenge is book division. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. Topic Proposal I propose book division as a topic. Questions about dividing books ...
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