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In a non-leap year, Yom Yerushalayim is the 234th day in the year if Heshvan and Kislev are both Haserim (have 29 days):
Tishrei -30 days
Heshvan, Kislev, Tevet - 29 days each
Shvat - 30 days
Adar - 29 days
Nisan - 30 days
Iyar - 28 days (Yom Yerushalayim is on the 28th day of Iyar)
234+ years ago, on July 4, 1776 the United States was formed after the Declaration of Independence. This Medina Shel Chesed is the last stop prior to Moshiach per many of the Gedolim.
When Vayakhel and Pekudei are read together on Shabbat Parshat Hachodesh. Note that this occurs only in regular years when Pesach falls on either Tuesday or Thursday.
The total reading consists of 234 verses as follows:
Vayakhel 122 Pekudei 92 Hachodesh 20
Total = 234