Project Genesis

The Land of Israel

Land of Our Heritage

The Division of the Land among the Tribes

How was the land divided among the twelve tribes?

The Talmud (Bava Basra 122a) says that the division of the land was done by lot, using the Urim ve-Tumim. This was a Divinely controlled mechanism, so there was no doubt of its being fair and equitable.

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