Miscellaneous personalities, events and practices in the desert

Nachshon, as a person of outstanding righteousness: Zevachim 9b
Establishment of places of refuge for accidental murderers: Makkot 12b
Moses learned from Gd. Moses then taught it to Aharon, and Aharon sat by his side. Moses then taught it to Aharon's two sons, who then sat by their side. Moses then taught it to the elders. Moses then left, and Aharon taught it to the others. Aharon left, and his sons taught it to the others. The sons left, and the elders taught it to each other. This way, each learned four times: Eruvin 54
The size of the "Seah" as measured in the Sinai Desert before the Jews entered Israel, in Jerusalem, and in Tzippori: Eruvin 83a-b
Joseph was the most prominent of the brothers and he took care of burying Jacob, and so Moses, the most prominent of the Jews, took care of Joseph's burial: Sotah 9b
The people who carried Joseph's coffin through the desert: Succah 25a-b

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