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(Orei Miklat): In biblical times, six cities in the Land of Israel were designated as "cities of refuge." A person who accidentally killed someone found safe haven there from avenging relatives.


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Entry for 'Cities of refuge'. Chabad Knowledge Base. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ckb/c/cities-of-refuge.html. 2012.

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