Questions about Jewish practice and interpretation as related to biblical texts.

Some questions for this tag may find a better home on Mi Yodeya, the Stack Exchange site "for those who base their lives on Jewish law and tradition and anyone interested in learning more".

On Hermeneutics.SE, see also:

  • for related historical practice (for example, how were executions carried out?)
  • for questions about torah law ("the law of Moses")
  • for how the rabbis understood the text and derived law from it