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Asa ruled for forty one years. In his days the land was quiet for ten years. In the fifteenth year of Asa's reign, Zerach the Kushite came and returned to Asa all the booty that Shishak the king of Egypt had taken from Jerusalem, and Asa took it. This was the thirty-fifth year since the death of Shelomo, and God raised up an adversary to Israel, Rezon the ...


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Technically, there was only 41 journeys. https://www.etzion.org.il/en/salt-motzaei-shabbat-july-30-2016


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In Kol Hator 1:6, Reb Hillel says 41 years and 8 months is a Divine Hour. Eh, it's close enough.


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וישאהו במוט בשנים. מִמַּשְׁמַע שֶׁנֶּאֱמַר "וַיִּשָּׂאֻהוּ בַמּוֹט" אֵינִי יוֹדֵעַ שֶׁהוּא בִשְׁנַיִם? מַה תַּ"ל "בִּשְׁנָיִם"? בִּשְׁנֵי מוֹטוֹת. הָא כֵיצַד? שְׁמוֹנָה נָטְלוּ אֶשְׁכּוֹל, אֶחָד נָטַל תְּאֵנָה וְאֶחָד רִמּוֹן; יְהוֹשֻׁעַ וְכָלֵב לֹא נָטְלוּ כְלוּם, לְפִי שֶׁכָּל עַצְמָם לְהוֹצִיא דִּבָּה נִתְכַּוְּנוּ — כְּשֵׁם ...


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I would say V'zos Habrachah. Even though it only happens once a year, I can say with a certain degree of statistical certainty that it is read so many times on that one day (in order to give everyone an aliyah) that it is the most-read Parshah by far.


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Asa ruled for forty one years. In his days the land was quiet for ten years. In the fifteenth year of Asa's reign, Zerach the Kushite came and returned to Asa all the booty that Shishak the king of Egypt had taken from Jerusalem, and Asa took it. This was the thirty-fifth year since the death of Shelomo, and God raised up an adversary to Israel, Rezon the ...


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The Talmud (Kiddushin 71a) also limits who may be taught the forty-two-letter esoteric Name of God. Rav warns that it should only be taught to a person who is modest, humble, is not easily angered, does not get drunk and does not hold a grudge; additionally, he must be at “half his years,” understood by Rashi in Sanhedrin to mean thirty-five years old.


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Thirty-five Words in "ויכולו" and Thirty-five Words in the Beracha of Kiddush http://havolim.blogspot.com/2010/02/kiddush-friday-night-minhag-avos-versus.html?m=1


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Bottom of Kesubos 66b at the end of the Mishnah which discusses pledges over the amount brought for a dowry, the Mishnah concludes: מה שחתן פוסק הוא פוסק פחות חומש What the son-in-law pledges according to the amount of the dowry that the bride brings, he pledges one-fifth less in the marriage contract, which is the actual value of the property.


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Vayikra 27:15 וְאִ֨ם־הַמַּקְדִּ֔ישׁ יִגְאַ֖ל אֶת־בֵּית֑וֹ וְ֠יָסַף חֲמִישִׁ֧ית כֶּֽסֶף־עֶרְכְּךָ֛ עָלָ֖יו וְהָ֥יָה לֽוֹ׃ and if he who has consecrated his house wishes to redeem it, he must add one-fifth to the sum at which it was assessed, and it shall be his.


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Famous mishna in Bava Metziah 55b: MISHNAH: In this mishnah, as in the previous one, the tanna enumerates several halakhot that share a common element. There are five halakhic situations where one-fifth is added to the value of the principal, and these are they: (1) A non-priest who eats either terumah, or terumah of the tithe, which the Levite separates ...


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Kesubos 17a: כי סמכו רבנן לרבי אמי ולרבי אסי שרו להו הכי כל מן דין וכל מן דין סמוכו לנא לא תסמכו לנא לא מן סרמיסין ולא מן סרמיטין ואמרי לה לא מן חמיסין ולא מן טורמיסין When the Sages ordained Rabbi Ami and Rabbi Asi, this is what they sang to them: Anyone from people of this kind and anyone from people of that kind, ordain them for us. Do not ordain for us ...


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Pesachim 109a: אָמַר רַב חִסְדָּא: רְבִיעִית שֶׁל תּוֹרָה אֶצְבָּעַיִם עַל אֶצְבָּעַיִם בְּרוּם אֶצְבָּעַיִם וַחֲצִי אֶצְבַּע וְחוֹמֶשׁ אֶצְבַּע. Rav Ḥisda said: The quarter-log measurement of the Torah is two fingerbreadths by two fingerbreadths in volume, by the height of two fingerbreadths and one half fingerbreadth and one-fifth of a fingerbreadth.


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In Bereishis 47:24: וְהָיָה֙ בַּתְּבוּאֹ֔ת וּנְתַתֶּ֥ם חֲמִישִׁ֖ית לְפַרְעֹ֑ה וְאַרְבַּ֣ע הַיָּדֹ֡ת יִהְיֶ֣ה לָכֶם֩ לְזֶ֨רַע הַשָּׂדֶ֧ה וּֽלְאָכְלְכֶ֛ם וְלַאֲשֶׁ֥ר בְּבָתֵּיכֶ֖ם וְלֶאֱכֹ֥ל לְטַפְּכֶֽם׃ And when harvest comes, you shall give one-fifth to Pharaoh, and four-fifths shall be yours as seed for the fields and as food for you and those in your ...


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One who eats terumah unwittingly must repay its value plus a fifth, whether he eats it or drinks it, or anoints himself with it, or whether the terumah is clean or unclean. [If he eats the added fifth] he must pay its fifth, and a fifth of that fifth. He may not repay with terumah, but rather with tithed hullin, which becomes terumah. And whatever may be ...


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The amount of charity one should give is as follows: if one can but afford, let him give as much as is needed. Under ordinary circumstances, a fifth of one's property is most laudable. To give one-tenth is the average disposition. But to give less than one-tenth is niggardly. When the Rabbis said a "fifth" they meant a fifth of the property the ...


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One-fifth of one's salary is the ideal amount one should give to maaser as the Shulchan Aruch YD (249:1) writes שיעור נתינתה אם ידו משגת יתן כפי צורך העניים ואם אין ידו משגת כל כך יתן עד חומש נכסיו - The amount of charity one should give is as follows: if one can but afford, let him give as much as is needed. Under ordinary circumstances, a fifth of one's ...


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The sinner shall make full restitution for his guilt, and add to it a fifth part to it and give it to the claimant in respect to whom he had been guilty. [Numbers 5:7]


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He will take a tenth part of your grain and vintage and give it to his eunuchs and courtiers. [1 Samuel 8:15]


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The omer is a tenth of an ephah. [Exodus 16:36]


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And [Abram] gave him a tenth of everything. [Genesis 14:20]


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This stone which I have set [as] a monument will become a House of God and of all that You give, I will surely give a tenth to You. [Genesis 28:22]


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You shall set aside every year a tenth part of all the yield of your sowing that is brought from the field. [Devarim 14:22]


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Rashi on "וַחֲמֻשִׁ֛ים עָל֥וּ בְנֵי־יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל מֵאֶ֥רֶץ מִצְרָֽיִם" famously quotes the Mechilta in saying that only one-fifth of Bnei Yisrael left Egypt.


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Your math is quite correct. Others have explained the details of how you get to twelve anyhow, in various different places in the Torah. In case you're also interested in why, there's a couple of Rambans: שנים עשר מטות. מטה אהרן הוא בי"ב, כי לא אמר ותקח מטה לבית לוי ותכתוב עליו שם אהרן, אבל הוא במנין הנזכר, והנה לא נחשב יוסף רק לשבט אחד. והטעם, כי לא ...


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