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Concerning the Ketoris, the halacha says that if one forgets on spice then he is chayav misa. There is a machlokes between The Rema and the Beis Yosef if that applies to speaking. The Rema says that due to tirdas hazman, people might forget or err on dating of the Ketoris. The Beis Yosef holds that this does not apply to speach. Sefardim pasken like the Beis ...


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What I recall reading in many places is the word "heart", not "center". The Holy of Holies is the "heart" of the Temple (not its center). The Temple is the heart of Jerusalem (not its center), Jerusalem is the heart of Israel, Israel is the heart of the Earth, etc. Note that your "heart" is not in the "center" of your body. Neither is your mind. At any ...


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We might add that walled cities in Eretz Yisroel are usually built on hilltops with the walls at the edge of the platue. Yerushalaim is a striking example. The end of the city is a natural boundary.


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The reason you didn't see the cities' sizes being determined is that the cities were existing cities allocated by lottery to the different sons of Levi according to the size of the tribe giving them out and according to the size of the Levites tribes. In Bamidbar 35:2-8, Hashem tells Moshe that the tribes should take cities from their land and give them out ...


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The lands that are attached to the promised land by war (of any kind) becomes a real part of Eretz Israel even if outside of the originally promised borders, so they were in fact, in Eretz Israel, like somebody in Eilat today (the fact they have 2 days of yom tov is just because they are far from Jerusalem, but they are in fact inside Eretz Israel.


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The Gemara Bava Basra 121b states explicitely that Machir and Yair (as well as Achiya hashiloni who met Amram but he was anyway a Levi) entered Israel who saw Yaakov and were well over 60 at the time of the decree on the Meraglim. תניא יאיר בן מנשה ומכיר בן מנשה נולדו בימי יעקב ולא מתו עד שנכנסו ישראל לארץ שנאמר (יהושע ז, ה) ויכו מהם אנשי העי כשלשים וששה ...


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Joshua 17:1-2 וַיְהִי הַגּוֹרָל לְמַטֵּה מְנַשֶּׁה, כִּי-הוּא בְּכוֹר יוֹסֵף--לְמָכִיר בְּכוֹר מְנַשֶּׁה אֲבִי הַגִּלְעָד, כִּי הוּא הָיָה אִישׁ מִלְחָמָה, וַיְהִי-לוֹ, הַגִּלְעָד וְהַבָּשָׁן. וַיְהִי לִבְנֵי מְנַשֶּׁה הַנּוֹתָרִים, לְמִשְׁפְּחֹתָם--לִבְנֵי אֲבִיעֶזֶר וְלִבְנֵי-חֵלֶק וְלִבְנֵי אַשְׂרִיאֵל וְלִבְנֵי-שֶׁכֶם, וְלִבְנֵי-חֵפֶר וְלִבְנֵי ...


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Bameedbar 32 17 ואנחנו נחלץ חשים לפני בני ישראל עד אשר אם הביאנם אל מקומם וישב טפנו בערי המבצר מפני ישבי הארץ ...We will be vanguard for Israelis util we will bring them to their land, and our children will sit at the fortified cities, protected from hostiles Well, a fort is usless without some garrison, so they obviously they left some men behind to ...


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Yehoshua chapters 13 - 19 gives a detailed description of the borders and cities of each tribe’s portion in the land, as was allocated to them by Moshe (in Transjordan) or by the lottery conducted by Yehoshua and Elazar (in Eretz Yisrael proper).


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Birthright is the general label for a 10-day all-expense paid first trip to Israel. Within that umbrella, different providers organize the actual trips. Some of these providers offer options geared to orthodox/frum/glatt kosher/single-sex participants, for instance Ezra World (a youth movement) offers men-only/women-only/couple glatt kosher tours Israel ...


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