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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. ...
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5answers
160 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. ...
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5answers
60 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. ...
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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 ...
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2answers
45 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 ...
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4answers
67 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
171 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 ...
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4answers
74 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 ...
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5answers
2k 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
118 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
47 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 ...
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2answers
77 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 ...
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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 ...
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2answers
40 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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1answer
33 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
80 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 ...
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4answers
49 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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3answers
61 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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1answer
27 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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6answers
77 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
492 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
25 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 ...
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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 ...
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4answers
49 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 ...
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2answers
46 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 ...
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2answers
34 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 ...
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2answers
391 views

What rabbinic/Judaic scholar has the lowest Erdős number? [closed]

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 ...
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3answers
118 views

Shnayim Umeya Va-elef - mi yodeya?

Who knows eleven hundred 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 to ...
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5answers
69 views

Asara Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred ten? 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 ...
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2answers
42 views

Tish'a Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred 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 on to ...
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3answers
34 views

Shemona Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred 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 on to ...
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Why do some pairs of Tzitzit have one hole on each corner and some have two?

There are Tzitzit that have one hole and some have two. What is the significance of the multiple holes? Whose custom is it to have one? Whose custom is it to have two?
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4answers
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Shiv'a Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred 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 on to ...
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2answers
31 views

Shisha Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred 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 on to ...
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4answers
56 views

Chamisha Umatayim - mi yodeya?

Who knows two hundred 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 on to ...