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which characters of alphabet means zero according to gematric rules? As pointed out in the comments, each letter matches a number. No letter has a zero value. since which time did Jews consider zero as a character equivalent to other alphabet characters=numbers? I don't know. if zero appears in gematria now, but didn't at gematria's ...


There are 14 books, I don't know the other statistics.


Kitsur: 221 simanim 161102 words 651478 letters Stats from the 1983 Rivad Publications edition. (This is relevant because different editions will have different numbers or words and letters even if they use the same core text because some may expand roshei tevot or do other things like that).


I heard Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau shlit'a observe that with regards to the head, there are compartments -- different Jews can and should think differently. But with regards to the arm, action -- we all have to work together.


By having 4 separate compartments you are giving precedence to the Tefilin Shel Rosh. More information Shulchan aruch HaRav hilchos Teffilin 25:14


Menachos 34b uses various verses to prove the requirement. There are three mentions of "Totafos" (referring the the head-tefillin) in the Torah, two of which are written as though they were singular, and one of which is plural, thus a total of four. Alternatively, tot and fos each means two, and 2+2=4. The Gemarah there says that the arm-tefillin has one ...


I was searching through this site and I saw this question what is the longest masechta? So this link answers all my questions http://www.tallitstore.com/v/vspfiles/util/word_counts_mesechta.htm


I can answer only 1 of your questions, as I have memorized the names of all the 63 tractates ... unless you want to include the "small tractates" that appear after Avodah zarah (such as Avot D'Rav Nattan) - I think that would add another 5 or 6 to that number. Many tractates only have mishnah - not Gemarrah. Wikipedia article on Talmud should provide you ...


There are 304,805 letters in the Torah. There are 79,976 words in the Torah. There are 5,888 or 5,845 verses in the Torah. Bereishit (Genesis) 12 Sidrot 50 Chapters 1,534 Verses Shmot (Exodus) 11 Sidrot 40 Chapter 1,209 Verses Vayikra (Leviticus) 10 Sidrot 27 Chapters 859 Verses Bamidbar (Numbers) 10 Sidrot 36 Chapters 1,288 ...


The first Rashi in Parshat Masei mentions that Israel had 14 journeys during the first year until they arrived at Ritmah (which is Kadesh Barne'a). Then they wandered for 38 years where they had 20 journeys. Then, the final year there were 8 journeys after Aharon died as they went into the land. The 40 years of wandering in the desert retroactively include ...


There is a conflict in the Midrashim as to who she was buried by. According (to the footnotes in) Seder Olam (Bereishis 1) she was buried by Chanoch. This presumes that she outlived Adam. Yet, the Sefer Tziyoni (Chayei Sarah) writes that it was Adam, so she clearly died first.


It says in Bava Basra 58a that she was buried in Hebron, but it does not say an age. And I was looking in different places to, and I do not think anyone says the age of Chava when she died, but I could be easily be wrong.

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