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Chamisha Vachamishim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred fifty-five? Please cite/link your sources, if possible. At some point at least twenty-four hours from now, I will: Upvote all interesting and relevant answers. Accept the ...
2
votes
5answers
69 views

Arba'a Vachamishim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred fifty-four? Please cite/link your sources, if possible. At some point at least twenty-four hours from now, I will: Upvote all interesting and relevant answers. Accept the what ...
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6answers
77 views

Shelosha Vachamishim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred fifty-three? Please cite/link your sources, if possible. At some point at least twenty-four hours from now, I will: Upvote all interesting and relevant answers. Accept the ...
3
votes
4answers
60 views

Shnayim Vachamishim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred fifty-two? Please cite/link your sources, if possible. At some point at least twenty-four hours from now, I will: Upvote all interesting and relevant answers. Accept the what ...
2
votes
3answers
43 views

Echad Vachamishim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred fifty-one? Please cite/link your sources, if possible. At some point at least twenty-four hours from now, I will: Upvote all interesting and relevant answers. Accept the what ...
2
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6answers
68 views

Chamishim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred fifty? Please cite/link your sources, if possible. At some point at least twenty-four hours from now, I will: Upvote all interesting and relevant answers. Accept the what I ...
1
vote
3answers
54 views

Tish'a Ve'arba'im Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred forty-nine? Please cite/link your sources, if possible. At some point at least twenty-four hours from now, I will: Upvote all interesting and relevant answers. Accept the what ...
3
votes
5answers
106 views

Shemona Ve'arba'im Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred forty-eight? Please cite/link your sources, if possible. At some point at least twenty-four hours from now, I will: Upvote all answers I consider relevant and interesting. ...
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vote
3answers
39 views

Shiv'a Ve'arba'im Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred forty-seven? Please cite/link your sources, if possible. At some point at least twenty-four hours from now, I will: Upvote all answers I consider relevant and interesting. ...
2
votes
5answers
159 views

Shisha Ve'arba'im Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred forty-six? Please cite/link your sources, if possible. At some point at least twenty-four hours from now, I will: Upvote all answers I consider relevant and interesting. ...
3
votes
5answers
58 views

Chamisha Ve'arba'im Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred forty-five? Please cite/link your sources, if possible. At some point at least twenty-four hours from now, I will: Upvote all answers I consider relevant and interesting. ...
2
votes
4answers
65 views

Arba'a Ve'arba'im Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred forty-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 ...
1
vote
2answers
43 views

Shelosha Ve'arba'im Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred forty-three? 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 ...
2
votes
3answers
61 views

Shnayim Ve'arba'im Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred forty-two? 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 ...
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6answers
162 views

Number of Candles at Lighting

How many candles should one light on Erev Shabbos and Yom Tov? And why that number?
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5answers
95 views

Echad Ve'arba'im Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred forty-one? 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 ...
2
votes
4answers
73 views

Arba'im Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred forty? 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 ...
2
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5answers
1k views

A natural explanation for the significance of the numbers 7 and 40

In the Jewish religious texts the numbers 7 and 40 seem to appear quite often and carry special significance. Some examples among many: God's creation lasts 7 days The Great Flood was from rain ...
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5answers
84 views

Tish'a Ushloshim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred thirty-nine? 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 ...
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1answer
115 views

Where does the Sefer HaChinuch discuss geometry/“Handassa”?

I recall flipping through a Sefer HaChinuch and seeing some geometry diagrams. If I recall correctly, he talks about some mitzva involving fair evaluation of plots of land, and he writes you neeed to ...
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1answer
46 views

Shemona Ushloshim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred thirty-eight? 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 ...
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2answers
67 views

Shiv'a Ushloshim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred thirty-seven? 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 ...
1
vote
2answers
76 views

Shisha Ushloshim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred thirty-six? 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 ...
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3answers
83 views

Chamisha Ushloshim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred thirty-five? 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 ...
1
vote
3answers
57 views

Arba'a Ushloshim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
39 views

Shelosha Ushloshim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred thirty-three? 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 ...
1
vote
3answers
39 views

Shnayim Ushloshim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred thirty-two? 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 ...
2
votes
2answers
50 views

Echad Ushloshim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred thirty-one? 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 ...
0
votes
2answers
65 views

Sheloshim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred thirty? 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 ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Tish'a Ve'esrim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred twenty-nine? 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 ...
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6answers
76 views

Shemona Ve'esrim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred twenty-eight? 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 ...
1
vote
4answers
47 views

Shiv'a Ve'esrim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred twenty-seven? 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 ...
1
vote
2answers
38 views

Shisha Ve'esrim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred twenty-six? 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 ...
0
votes
4answers
36 views

Chamisha Ve'esrim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred twenty-five? 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 ...
0
votes
3answers
60 views

Arba'a Ve'esrim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred twenty-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 ...
1
vote
3answers
43 views

Shelosha Ve'esrim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred twenty-three? 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 ...
0
votes
5answers
44 views

Shnayim Ve'esrim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred twenty-two? 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Echad Ve'esrim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred twenty-one? 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 ...
1
vote
3answers
39 views

Esrim Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred twenty? 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 ...
1
vote
3answers
32 views

Tish'a Asar Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred nineteen? 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 ...
0
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3answers
39 views

Shemona Asar Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred eighteen? 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 ...
0
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3answers
35 views

Shiv'a Asar Umatayim - mi yodeya?

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 ...
1
vote
6answers
71 views

Shisha Asar Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred sixteen? 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 ...
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6answers
478 views

Bedikas Chometz - 10 pieces of bread

In Shulchan Aruch Orach Chaim 432:2 the Rama says that the Minhag is to place bread in such a place that the searcher can find it. Both the Be'er Hataiv and the Mishna Berura say that according to the ...
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1answer
24 views

Chamisha Asar Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred fifteen? 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 ...
0
votes
2answers
31 views

Arba'a Asar Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred fourteen? 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 ...
0
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4answers
48 views

Shelosha Asar Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred thirteen? 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 ...
0
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2answers
44 views

Shneim Asar Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred twelve? 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 ...
0
votes
2answers
32 views

Achad Asar Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred eleven? 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 ...
10
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2answers
270 views

What rabbinic/Judaic scholar has the lowest Erdős number?

From Wikipedia: The Erdős number describes the "collaborative distance" between a person and mathematician Paul Erdős, as measured by authorship of mathematical papers. ... Due to the very high ...