Who knows one hundred eighteen?

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According to Rashi, the waters of Noach started receding on the 1st of Sivan and the ground became "charava" on the 1st of Tishrei. Since acc. to Rashi the months switch evenly from maleh to chaser, that 30+29+30+29= 118


118 are the dapim in each of Bava Kama and Bava M'tzia.


Supposedly, the number of pages missing in the Aleppo Codex from the beginning of the Torah until the first bit that we have is 118.


Both Parshas Mishpatim and Parshas V'Eschanan have 118 Pesukim.


118 different categories of tamei per Encyclopedia Talmudit, volume 19, columns 475–478. http://www.dafyominotes.com/2012/10/basics-of-tumah-part-2-how-it-works.html?m=1

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