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PARSHA MATH

an offering for guilt an offering for uncertain guilt the Bikkurim (first fruits) offering firstborn of domestic kosher animal the theft repayment to a convert who has died, leaving no heirs a peace offering animal brought as a sin-offering a bird brought as a sin-offering Challah (a portion of dough) the olive oil offering of a metzora the Showbread the Mincha offerings of the Omer the inner organs of certain offerings the right front leg, the jaw, and the stomach of all non-sanctified, ritually slaughtered domestic animals

the skins of certain offerings Pidyon HaBen (five silver shekels for the redemption of a firstborn Israelite son) a sheep or goat redeemed for a firstborn donkey the first shearing of the sheep inherited fields that were dedicated to the Temple and not reclaimed a property or possession dedicated to the Temple without specifying to which use it is to be given parts of the minchah offering two loaves of bread brought on Shavuot Terumah (a portion of the harvest) Terumat Ma'aser (a tithe of the levite’s tithe)

24 is the largest number divisible by all numbers less than its square root
24 is a number composed of the product of the numbers 1,2,3,4 Thus, many combinations are possible for a set of 24 items

Think of at least two different groupings (two or more sets) to make of the 24 special gifts given to the Cohanim

EXAMPLE: Gifts given within the walls of Jerusalem were:
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1. firstborn of domestic kosher animal 2. the Bikkurim (first fruits) 3. the inner organs of certain offerings 4. the skins of certain offerings

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NOTES FOR TEACHER OR PARENT Age group – 12 years and up Objective of this lesson: Appreciate math in the Parsha Introduction to concepts within Judaism of words and their numeric values ANSWER SHEET
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One major grouping provided by the Gemara (Baba Kama 110b) : Gifts given in the Temple area were portions of: 1. animal brought as a sin6. the olive oil offering of a metzora offering 7. two loaves of bread brought on 2. a bird brought as a sin-offering Shavuot 3. a burnt-offering 8. the Showbread 4. an offering for uncertain guilt 9. the Mincha offerings 5. a peace offering 10. the Omer offering Gifts given within the walls of Jerusalem were: 5. firstborn of domestic kosher 7. the inner organs of certain animal offerings 6. the Bikkurim (first fruits) 8. the skins of certain offerings Gifts which could be given inside or outside Jerusalem were: 1. Terumah (a portion of the 7. a sheep or goat redeemed for harvest) a firstborn donkey 2. Terumat Ma'aser (a tithe of 8. a property or possession the levite’s tithe) dedicated to the Temple 3. Challah (a portion of dough) without specifying to which use 4. the first shearing of the it is to be given sheep 9. inherited fields that were 5. the right front leg, the jaw, dedicated to the Temple and and the stomach of all nonnot reclaimed sanctified, ritually 10.the theft repayment to a slaughtered domestic convert who has died, leaving animals no heirs. 6. Pidyon HaBen (five silver shekels for the redemption of a firstborn Israelite son)

RAMBAM ‘s grouping:
8 that the Cohanim eat in the Mikdash
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5 that the Cohanim eat in Yerushalayim 5 that the Cohanim merit within Eretz Yisrael 5 that the Cohanim merit within or without Eretz Yisrael 1 that the Cohanim merit from the Mikdash (skins of certain offerings)

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