Who knows one hundred fifty-four?
Please cite/link your sources, if possible. At some point at least twenty-four hours from now, I will:
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Supposedly the three-year cycle of reading the five books of Moses divided them into 154 sections (all told). I have no good source for this, though.
Megilas Eicha has 154 Pesukim.
Jerusalem appears in the Jewish Bible 669 times and Zion 154 times, or 823 times in all. The Christian Bible mentions Jerusalem 154 times and Zion 7 times. In contrast, the columnist Moshe Kohn notes, Jerusalem and Zion appear as frequently in the Qur'an "as they do in the Hindu Bhagavad-Gita, the Taoist Tao-Te Ching, the Buddhist Dhamapada and the Zoroastrian Zend Avesta"—which is to say, not once.