Who knows one hundred sixty-five?

Please cite/link your sources, if possible. At some point at least twenty-four hours from now, I will:

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165 were the adonim of the mishkan.

96 for the mishkan's support (40+40+16)

4 for the paroches

5 for the opening of the mishkan

60 around the chatzer (20+20+10+3+3+4)

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Yishmael would have been 165 when Yosef was born.

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165 YEARS that are MISsing from the CALenDAR. (Approximately)

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  • You can't answer these years later! Otherwise you could go find cool numbers and add them to the corresponding number. That defeats the purpose of this challenge! :) – Baal Shemot Tovot Mar 27 '12 at 19:44
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    @l' I've only been on this site since 278 and we all know the lower numbers are more fun. I have to lose out on all the fun? – Double AA Mar 27 '12 at 19:48

In the early years of World War II, Ecuador still admitted a certain amount of immigrants, and in 1939, when several South American countries refused to accept the 165 Jewish refugees from Germany aboard the ship "Koenigstein," Ecuador granted them entry permits.


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