REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
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CHULIN 26 - This Daf has been sponsored by Dr. and Mrs. Shalom Kelman of
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(a) What does Rav Nachman Amar Rabah bar Avuhah say about Temed that one
purchased with Ma'aser Sheini money which was not yet fermented but which
fermented afterwards? Why is that
Rava establishes our Mishnah like Rebbi Yochanan ben Nuri in the Mishnah in
Mikva'os (even in a case where the seller did not retain some of the juice).
What does Rebbi Yochanan ben Nuri hold regarding wine that looks like water?
(b) What are the ramifications of this statement?
(c) What do we ask on this from our Mishnah 'ha'Temed ad she'Lo Hichmitz,
Eino Nikach be'Kesef Ma'aser? What does that statement imply?
(d) How does Rabah therefore establish the Mishnah? How did the seller
discover that the Temed was not wine?
(a) The Mishnah in Mikva'os validates a Mikvah into which exactly three
Lugin of water, which included a Kortov (a tiny measure) of wine, causing
the water to look like wine.
Why does the Tana validate the Mikvah?
(b) What would be the Din if the three Lugin of water had not lacked a
Kortov to begin with?
(c) The Tana then goes on to validate the Mikvah, even if it was a Kortov of
milk that fell into the water, and the water retained its appearance. Why
is that? Would it have made any difference if it had been wine and not
water, that fell into the Mikvah?
(d) Then why does the Tana switch from wine in the Reisha to milk in the
(a) What does Rebbi Yochanan ben Nuri say there?
(b) In which point does he disagree with the Tana Kama ...
(c) Like which Tana does Rav Nachman (who goes after what it is going to be
and not what it is now) holds?
- ... in the Reisha (in the case of a Kortov of wine)?
- ... in the Seifa (in the case of a Kortov of milk)?
(a) Rebbi Elazar disagrees with Rav Nachman Amar Rabah bar Avuhah (who
establishes the Machlokes between Rebbi Yehudah and the Rabbanan by where
the Temed fermented).
What does Rebbi Elazar say about separating from one
batch of Temed on to another?
(b) According to whom is he speaking?
(c) Why does he forbid it?
(a) In which point does Rebbi Elazar disagree with Rav Nachman?
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(b) In which case do Rebbi Yehudah and the Rabbanan then argue, according to
(c) And what restrictions does Rebbi Yehudah place upon separating Ma'asros,
from a batch of Temed that has not yet fermented?
(a) We learned in a Beraisa that before Temed ferments, it can become Tahor
in a Mikvah.
What is 'Hashakah'? How does it work?
(b) Why is wine not subject to Hashakah?
(c) What does the Beraisa now say about Tamei Temed as regards Hashakah?
(a) How did Rava qualify the Mishnah's first ruling? In which case will
Hashakah not work, according to him, even before the Temed has fermented?
(b) How did Rav Gevihah from Bei Kasil query Rava's distinction?
(c) What reason did he suggest why Teme'im Me'ikara might remain Tamei even
(d) What is then the problem? What does he therefore his conclude?
(a) What does the Tana mean when he says 'Kol Makom she'Yesh ...
(b) What is the K'nas for?
- ... Mecher Ein K'nas'?
- ... K'nas Ein Mecher'?
(c) According to Rav Yehudah Amar Rav, the Reisha of the Mishnah goes like
Rebbi Meir. What do the Chachamim say?
(d) What do the Chachamim mean when they say in the Beraisa quoted by Rav
Yehudah 'Ketanah mi'bas Shalosh Shanim ve'Yom Echad ad she'Tibager Yesh Lah
K'nas'? How about 'Mecher'?
(a) If the reason for Rebbi Meir's first statement ('Kol Makom she'Yesh
Mecher Ein K'nas') is based on the fact that the Torah writes "Na'arah" in
connection with K'nas, how do the Rabbanan counter this?
(b) What is then the reason for his second statement ('Kol Makom she'Yesh
K'nas Ein Mecher')?
(c) And why is there is there no K'nas below the age of three?
(a) We learned in our Mishnah that wherever there is Miy'un, there is no
Chalitzah, and vice-versa.
What is Miy'un?
(b) What does the Tana then mean with that statement?
(c) From where do we know that a Ketanah is not eligible to perform
(d) Once again, Rav Yehudah Amar Rav establishes our Mishnah like Rebbi
Meir, who, in a Beraisa, confines Miy'un to a Ketanah. Rebbi Yehudah
What does he say?
(a) We learned in our Mishnah 'Kol Makom she'Yesh Teki'ah Ein Havdalah'.
(b) On which occasion are we faced with the dilemma whether to recite
Havdalah or to blow the Shofar?
- ... is the Shofar blown? What is its purpose?
- ... do we recite Havdalah?
(c) We rule that in a case where Yom-Tov falls ...
(d) According to the Tana Kama, in the latter case, we recite 'ha'Mavdil
bein Kodesh le'Kodesh'.
- ... on Friday, we blow the Shofar, but do not recite Havdalah.
Why is that?
- ... on Sunday, we recite Havdalah, but do not blow Shofar.
Why is that?
What does Rebbi Dosa say?
(a) According to Rav Yehudah, when Yom-Tov falls on Friday, one blows the
Teru'ah directly from the Teki'ah (without making a break between them).
What does Rav Asi say?
(b) Either way, why is this necessary?
(c) We query Rav Yehudah and Rav Asi from a Beraisa however 'Yom-Tov
she'Chal be'Erev Shabbos, Ein Meri'in'.
How do we initially interpret the
(d) How do Rav Yehudah and Rav Asi interpret it?
(a) According to Rav Yehudah and Rav Nachman, when our Mishnah cites
'ha'Mavdil bein Kodesh le'Kodesh', it is referring to the conclusion of the
What do we then say at the beginning of the B'rachah?
(b) What does Rav Sheishes b'rei de'Rav Idi say?
(c) Why do we rule like ...
- ... Rav Yehudah and Rav Nachman (besides the fact that they are a majority opinion)?
- ... the Tana Kama in our Mishnah ('ha'Mavdil bein Kodesh le'Kodesh') and not like Rebbi Dosa ('ha'Mavdil bein Kodesh Chamur le'Kodesh Chol'), even though his ruling may seem more accurate?
(a) What does Rebbi Zeira say about the text of Havdalah on Motza'ei Yom-Tov
which falls in the middle of the week, where on Motza'ei Shabbos, we say
'u'Vein Yom ha'Shevi'i le'Sheishes Yemei ha'Ma'aseh'?
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(b) Why is that?
(c) The middle of the B'rachah contains four statements. The source of the
first and the second are "u'Lehavdil bein ha'Kodesh u'Vein ha'Chol"
(Shemini) and "Va'yavdel bein ha'Or u'vein ha'Choshech" (Bereishis). Which
Pasuk in Kedoshim serves as the source for the third statement 'bein Yisrael
(d) If 'bein Yom ha'Shevi'i le'Sheishes Yemei ha'Ma'aseh' is synonymous with
'bein Kodesh le'Chodesh', why do we need to repeat it?
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