Who knows one hundred ninety-seven?
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There are 197 letters in the Torah's description of the first day of Creation (Gen. 1:1-5).
(Nefesh Yosef - second to last line of the page. Curiously, a few lines earlier he says that the number of letters is 195.)
Some give 197 as the number of attendees of the First Zionist Congress, though others differ.