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Yaakov was 108 when the sale of Yosef took place:
130 when he came after 2 years of famine
-2 years of famine
-7 years of sava
-13 years between the Yosef's sale and his audience with Paroah
According to http://books.google.com/books?id=tlCHQ6LU988C&pg=PA105&dq=jerusalem, the area of Jerusalem circa 1979 was 108 dunams.