Author: Rabbi Aaron L. Raskin
Format: 6" x 9" hardcover, 118 pages
Decoding the # of verses in the Torah portion
Mnemonics have always been used in Judaism as a tool to remember numbers and laws. The proof is found in the Haggadah for Passover when Rabbi Yehudah gave a mnemonic to remember the order of the ten plagues.
The mnemonic or mnemonics at the end of the parsha are:
The object of these mnemonics is not only to remember the number of pesukim in the parsha - but it is also to highligh a theme, an idea, or to answer a question on a particular parsha.