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Who knows three hundred and one?

?אחד ושלוש מאות - מי יודע

In the spirit of the song "Echad - mi yodeya", please post interesting and significant Jewish facts about the number 301.

Anyone who posts an answer consisting of just the lazy gematria is fired.

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I don't know if I'd go so far as to fire them, but I certainly would tell them to "SHA!" –  HodofHod May 22 '12 at 23:24
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Umm, 301 men that defeated the Midianites in Judges 7 (Gideon + 300 more).

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Also, then, the total number of people in Shechaniah ben Yechaziel's group judaism.stackexchange.com/a/16195/759 –  Double AA May 22 '12 at 19:07
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@DoubleAA true, go for it! –  HodofHod May 22 '12 at 19:10
    
I'm afraid mine has less of a chance of qualifying as "interesting and significant". –  Double AA May 22 '12 at 19:11
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Sarah was born 301 years after the end of the Flood (1657-1958).

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301 is the floor of the number of thousands of sh'kalim given to the mishkan, half at a time.

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