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Who knows one hundred eighty-five?

Please cite/link your sources, if possible. At some point at least twenty-four hours from now, I will:

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  • Accept the best answer.

  • Go on to the next number.

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http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/US-Israel/HRes185.html

here you can see the text of house resolution 185 which recognizes Jewish refugees from Arab lands.

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From Pesach up to and including Shemini Atzeres is exactly 185 days long.

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Tanach compares the wicked King Menashe of Judah to the equally wicked King Achav of Israel (II Kings 21:3) - indeed, the Gemara (Sanhedrin 102b-103a) derives a couple of facts about him from this comparison.

Their reigns were separated by 185 years: Achav was killed in battle in 3043, Menashe's reign began in 3228.

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