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Who knows two hundred thirty-four?

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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Following Hitler's decision in October 1942 to make Germany "free of Jews" ("judenfrei"), the SS transported most of Buchenwald's remaining 650 Jews to Auschwitz. Two hundred thirty-four remained.

Bill Niven, The Buchenwald Child, page 13 (internal footnote omitted).

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234+ years ago, on July 4, 1776 the United States was formed after the Declaration of Independence. This Medina Shel Chesed is the last stop prior to Moshiach per many of the Gedolim.

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I'd love to see sources for your second point. – Isaac Moses May 5 '11 at 21:28

In a non-leap year, Yom Yerushalayim is the 234th day in the year if Heshvan and Kislev are both Haserim (have 30 days):

Tishrei -30 days
Heshvan, Kislev, Tevet - 29 days each
Shvat - 30 days
Adar - 29 days
Nisan - 30 days
Iyar - 28 days (Yom Yerushalayim is on the 28th day of Iyar)

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