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The Zilberman Cheder in the Old City of Yerushalayim printed a seperate volume for each Neviim and Kesuvim without any trop or nekudos.
With the issue mainly being in the Chumash (The Five Books of Moses), the Lev Tahor community's publishing house, Hotzaas Daas, has recently published a Hebrew-only Chumash using a revised numbering system without any problematic divisions.
The Koren Tanach (a.ka.a the Jerusalem bible with its English translation) has both divisions; the original one on the outside margin of the page, and the popular one on the inside.
The Maharil quoted in likutei Maharil #106 says in the name of Rashi that the rule is, whichever book we read Haphtorah out of is called Navi, and whichever we are not read Haphtora from are called Kesuvim. [The notes on the bottom send to Rashi in maseches Shabbos 115a in the mishna. It's not so clear that this is what Rashi is trying to say, especially ...
You can go here http://www.chabad.org/library/bible_cdo/aid/63255/jewish/The-Bible-with-Rashi.htm and copy in english or hebrew words in the search box. You can then count the results or actually visit each sentence in situ.
Perhaps this is what you're thinking of: Rabbi Moshe Shapiro's book ממעמקים, at the start of one of the essays on פרשת לך־לך, indicates that there's a tradition in the name of the G'ra, and it's well accepted, that the first time something appears in the Torah tells us something of its true nature. Thus, he cites for example from Bava Kama 55, seeing the ...
I would challenge the premise of your question. When we talk about any "history", how can we confirm its truth, especially, if we weren't witnesses to these events. (You can also argue that even for those who were present, the eyes see or don't see, and the brain interprets things based on what it "wants" to "see".) Thus, when we pass a sign that says ...
Regarding the creation of the world in six days, notice the sun was not created until the fourth day. There was light and there was darkness before that and "days" but time was not measured in the way we think of it today. Regarding the flood, research other ancient cultures and you will see they also have flood stories. G-d gave the Torah in the way it ...
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