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Were Menashe and Ephraim, sons of Yosef Hatzadik, twins?

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Seder Hadoros puts the births of both of them in the same year (2233), and also cites Nesiv Hayashar quoting Birkas Shmuel that they were indeed twins.

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Nice find, thanks! For those searching, the second citation is in the second column, 24th line. –  Yosef Dec 6 '10 at 11:52

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