Who knows two hundred seventeen?
Please cite/link your sources, if possible. At some point at least twenty-four hours from now, I will:
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There are 217 betzim in a s'ah of Nausa. Source: Eruvin 83:1.
Outside Eretz Yisroel - from the start of Succos till the end of Simchas Torah is approximately 217 hours.
9 x 24 + 1 = 217
אורי = 217