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Let's ask more Tanakh questions

Inspired by the weekly topic challenge on Jewish Life and Learning - Stack Exchange, I think it would be helpful (and hopefully a fun challenge) to ask questions on a specific topic for some period of ...
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Challenge ideas

Well, I certainly enjoy issuing challenges and trying to ask questions to answer that call, but so far participation has been somewhat limited. Part of the reason might be that I'm coming up with the ...
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Let's find some contradictions!

It's been a long time since I proposed a weekly challenge: I think a lot of people are interested in how to resolve apparent textual discrepancies or contradictions. In fact, several people have ...
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Let's ask about Astronomy

This summer the planet Venus will pass between the sun and the earth (a twice in a lifetime event). Meanwhile, the Bible, as an Ancient Near East text, is filled with astronomical references. So for ...
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Let's have a second opinion!

It's been a while since I issued a challenge and now that hats are over, it's about time for something new. In the past, I've focused on generating new questions, but this time I'd like to focus on ...
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Let's remember Peace

Last week, I proposed a challenge to ask more tanakh questions. And I thought I'd make another challenge this week. Friday, November 11 at 11am marks the 93rd anniversary of the Armistice between ...
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Let's contemplate silence

This week's challenge was suggested by Soldarnal: Silence I could try to be clever and tie this theme to some part of the calendar, but mostly I thought of it because Psalm 131 came up in my reading ...