Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Wed Mar 14 14:10:49 UTC 2001

>A  former official of the Anti-Defamation League--and good friend---once
>told me that even Jews don't know how many megillahs there are. Anyone?

Apparently there are five, traditionally. I justify the answer by secular
means: Google search turns up 236 hits for "five megillot", none for "six
...", "seven ...", ..., "ten ...".

-- Doug Wilson

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