With the addition of the 160 years, Rabbi Yosi’s date is within a century of Bishop Ussher’s.
India is in fact home to several distinct Jewish groups.
Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up At Mumbai’s Magen David synagogue, worshipers were excited about the first visit to India by an Israeli leader in almost 15 years. We’re very lucky to get to see the prime minister over here,” Joel Gershon Awaskar told AFP after concluding his morning prayers.
Netanyahu will be only the second Israeli prime minister to visit India and the first since Ariel Sharon in 2003.
He sets the date of the departure from the Garden of Eden in the year 4004 BC.
Although it might seem like a simple task to add up the life spans of the generations mentioned in the Bible, it is not.