In Numbers 26:53–54 (JPS), the Israelites are commanded: Unto these the land shall be divided for an inheritance according to the number of names. To the more thou shalt give the more ...
We know that Joshua divided up the Land of Israel before it was actually completely conquered. So where did the Jews live while their apportioned heritage was held by the Canaanite nations?
We learn that Yehoshua took 7 years to conquer the land and another 7 to divide it. Why did both of these take so long? Conquest (at least from the details of the description in the text) took at ...
When Yehoshua came to Israel, he conquered it and divided it among the Jews. This land belongs to them and their descendants. When the Jews were exiled many years later and came back (by the 2nd Beis ...
We currently do not observe the property aspects of the yovel year because, as I understand it, it's not practical until the ingathering of the exiles. (We don't own all the affected land now so ...