REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous daf Gitin 83
GITIN 83-85 - Dedicated by an admirer of the work of the Dafyomi Advancement
Forum, l'Iluy Nishmas Mrs. Gisela Turkel, Golda bas Reb Chaim Yitzchak Ozer,
(a) After Rebbi Eliezer's death, Rebbi Yossi Hagelili, Rebbi Tarfon and
Rebbi Elazar ben Azaryah went in to query his rulings.
Who was the fourth
(b) What do all five queries have in common?
(c) Rebbi Tarfon queried Rebbi Eliezer who rules that, in the case of 'Harei
At Muteres le'Chol Adam Ela li'P'loni', she is permitted to everyone except
What problem does Rebbi Tarfon have with this ruling regarding
the Mitzvah of Yibum?
(d) Rebbi Yossi Hagelili asks that we never find a woman permitted to one
person and forbidden to someone else.
What does Rebbi Elazar ben Azaryah
ask from the very word "K'risus"?
(a) The most dramatic objection to Rebbi Eliezer's ruling comes from Rebbi
What problem does he have with a case where the woman remarried,
her second husband died and she then went and married P'loni?
(b) In his second explanation, what 'Kal va'Chomer' does Rebbi Akiva Darshen
to (negate the Get and) forbid the woman on the world, assuming that P'loni
is a Kohen?
(c) On what grounds did Rebbi Yehoshua object to the above meeting?
(a) Rava has a Pircha (a knockout) on all the Tana's Kashyos, except for
(b) He has the support of a Beraisa.
Who is the author of the Beraisa?
(a) Rebbi Tarfon queries Rebbi Eliezer from the fact that, should the woman
marry P'loni's brother and he dies without children, her husband will have
uprooted the Mitzvah of Yibum.
On what grounds do we ...
(b) So what is the final version of Rebbi Tarfon's query?
- ... amend this statement?
- ... refute the suggestion to amend it from 'Oker Davar min ha'Torah' to 'Masneh La'akor Davar min ha'Torah'?
(c) How does Rava refute Rebbi Tarfon's proof? What precedent do we have for
a similar set of circumstances, where the Mitzvah of Yibum is uprooted?
(d) How do we know that Rebbi Tarfon's query is from 'al-M'nas' and not from
(a) Rebbi Yossi ha'Gelili bases his Kashya on the fact that nowhere do we
find the concept of someone/something being forbidden to one person and
permitted to another.
What Pircha does Rava ask on this?
(b) Why can he not ask his Pircha from...
(c) How do we know that Rebbi Yossi ha'Gelili's query is from 'Chutz' and
not from 'al-M'nas'?
- ... Terumah and Kodshei Kodshim, that are forbidden to a Yisrael but permitted to a Kohen?
- ... the Arayos, who are forbidden to their relatives but permitted to everyone else?
(a) Rebbi Akiva bases his query on the fact that the woman might marry
P'loni, after becoming divorced or widowed from her second husband, thereby
breaking her condition ... .
What is Rava's Pircha on Rebbi Akiva?
(b) How do we know that Rebbi Akiva's query is from 'al-M'nas'?
(c) In the second Lashon, he asks from a case where 'P'loni is a Kohen, from
a 'Kal va'Chomer'.
How do we know that his query there is from 'Chutz' and
not from 'al-M'nas'?
(d) How can Rebbi Akiva ask once from 'al-M'nas' and once from 'Chutz'?
Either Rebbi Eliezer argues with the Chachamim by the one or by the other,
but certainly not by both, as we learnt earlier?
(a) What is Rava's Pircha on Rebbi Akiva's second explanation, which is
based on a 'Kal va'Chomer' from the name of 'Gerushah' on to 'the name
Answers to questions
(b) How do we answer the Kashya on Rava that, when all's said and done,
Rebbi Elieszer's very ruling is based on the Pasuk ''ve'Ishah Gerushah
me'Iyshah", as Rebbi Yochanan explained above (proving that Rebbi Eliezer
does not consider this a Kashya)?
(a) Considering that Rebbi Yehoshua also had a Pircha on Rebbi Eliezer, how
could he state 'Ein Meshivin es ha'Ari le'Achar Misah'?
(b) What did Rebbi Yehoshua ask on Rebbi Eliezer, based on the Pasuk in Ki
Seitzei "Ki *Yikach* Ish Ishah ... ve'Yatz'ah *ve'Haysah* le'Ish Acher"?
(c) Rebbi Shimon ben Elazar too, asked on Rebbi Eliezer.
What did he mean
when he said 'Heichan Matzinu she'Zeh Oser ve'Zeh Matir'?
(d) On what grounds do we repudiate the Kashya on Rebbi Shimon ben Elazar
- ... a Yevamah, whose Yavam permits what her husband forbade?
- ... a Chacham, who permits what the Noder forbade?
- ... a husband, who annuls the Neder that his wife declared?
(a) We learned above that Rebbi ben Azaryah learns from "K'risus" that the
divorce must break the tie between husband and wife completely.
the Rabbanan (who do not query Rebbi Eliezer from there) learn from
(b) From where Rebbi Elazar ben Azaryah learn this Halachah?
(c) What do the Rabbanan learn from "Kareis - K'risus"?
(a) What does Rava initially say about a man who gives his wife a Get on
condition that she does not drink wine for ...
(b) On what grounds do we object to this distinction?
- ... as long as he lives?
- ... as long as so-and-so lives?
(c) So what distinction did Rava really make?
(a) Rava asked Rav Nachman whether the Get will be valid if the man gives it
to his wife stipulating that today she would not be his wife, but tomorrow
she would be his wife again.
Answers to questions
Why might this T'nai ...
(b) What did Rava himself conclude?
- ... not be valid even according to Rebbi Eliezer who permits Shiyur?
- ... be valid even according to the Rabbanan who do not?
(c) What happens tomorrow?