Who knows one hundred twenty-four?
Please cite/link your sources, if possible. At some point at least twenty-four hours from now, I will:
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Per OU.ORG: On 2 MarCheshvan, Mir Yeshiva was forced to close its doors after 124 years, in 1939.
Per Wikpedia: The number of Yiddish speaking individuals in Estonia is 124.
Per the Kol Bo Siman 122 - Al HaNisim from Chanuka has 124 words like the Gematria of Yochanan. (I counted and found only 112 words - is there another Nusach?)
The Kol Bo mentions that Tehilim 90 which was said by Moshe Rabeinu upon the completion of the Mishkan in Kislev - Hashem told Moshe to wait and do the Chanukas HaMishkan in Nisan and at a later date there will be a Simcha in Kislev - from Hasem Maon till Al Bneyem has 124 words.