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Number 176 - I was looking through my Jewish library and noticed something really incredible: The longest chapter in Psalms (chapter 119) has 176 verses. The longest parsha in the Torah, Naso, has 176 verses. And the longest... More
The Number 30 - I am turning 30 in a few weeks, and I'm wondering if the number 30 has any significance in Judaism? More
The Number 40 - In my Torah studies I keep running across the number 40 - for example, Moses on Mount Sinai for 40 days. Is there an underlying message of the number 40? More
Torah Codes Explained - I found the Discovery Seminar's presentation on Bible Codes very convincing and it has captured my interest. How exactly do the Codes work? More
Torah Source for Pi - I am a scientist and enjoy studying the Torah lessons found on But from a professional standpoint, I feel that scientific information is more accurate and reliable. Is that a valid perspective? More
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