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5765 In the end of this week's Torah portion we find the commandment of the Cities of Refuge; to set aside certain cities in Israel where Jews who accidentally murder someone could find sanctuary from the victim's family who, according to Jewish law, could take revenge.
5771 This week's section is called 'Journeys' and begins with the sentence "These are the Journeys of the Jews that they left Egypt". Namely a detailed list of the 42 journeys the Jews took in the 40 years of travel in the desert from Egypt to Israel.
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