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Questions about Jewish customs and traditions.
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The seventh day of the week and a day of rest. Also use this tag for questions that apply equally to Yom Tov and Shabbat.
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Questions related to how something was in the past, and how it's developed since then.
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questions about Jewish prayer
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interpretation of parts of Tanach by close reading, not derivation (Pronounced "par-sha-noot")
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questions about numbers
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questions about short prayers called b'rachos ("benedictions" or "blessings")
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Questions seeking sources for a given practice or idea, or seeking the location of a specific source.
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one of the bases of Jewish culture. Questions with this tag relate to laws of food or anything pertaining to food.
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Relations with non-Jews, and laws regarding them.
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Kashrut (also kashruth or kashrus, כשרות or כַּשְׁרוּת) is the set of Jewish dietary laws.
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for the series of "[number] mi yodeya" questions
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Questions about the definitions, meaning and use of words specific to Judaism or words that carry unique meaning in Jewish law.
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Jewish philosophy as well as Jewish perspectives - i.e. not only formal philosophy. NOT for questions about Jewish practice unless there's a philosophical component.
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pertaining to the Hebrew language
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Questions about the purpose, meaning, halachos (rules), etc. of names.
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the holiday of Pesach
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Questions about or that apply specifically to women.
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Questions about the mitzvah to study Torah, and the nature of Torah study
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marriage, marrying, the state of being married; more specific tags are `wedding` and `intermarriage`
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a central text of Judaism. It takes the form of a record of rabbinic discussions pertaining to Jewish law, ethics, philosophy, customs and history.
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An acronym of "Torah" (Five Books of Moses), "Neviim" (Prophets), and "Kesuvim" (Writings). The three books together form the "Written Torah".
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Relating to Jewish books.
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Questions about the lives and personalities of Jewish religious authorities.
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Questions about theoretical issues about psak and general halacha concepts
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Questions about the halachos and customs of clothing.
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Hanukkah, a holiday commemorating the miracles surrounding the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem in the second century BCE
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technological innovations
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Questions regarding our understanding of God, such as it is. NOT for every question about Jewish beliefs.
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Literally "eighteen". Also called the "Amidah". The prayer consisting of 19 blessings, recited three times daily, and four times on Shabbat and Yom-Tov. It forms the backbone of all of the daily praye…
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