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Who knows two hundred seventeen?

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

  • Upvote all interesting answers.

  • Accept the best answer.

  • Go on to the next number.

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There are 217 betzim in a s'ah of Nausa. Source: Eruvin 83:1.

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אורי = 217

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Outside Eretz Yisroel - from the start of Succos till the end of Simchas Torah is approximately 217 hours.

9 x 24 + 1 = 217

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