REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous dafPesachim 46
(a) Our Mishnah, after making the distinction between less than a k'Beitzah
and more than a k'Beitzah (regarding dough in a dish on Pesach), continues
've'Chein le'Inyan Tum'ah' ... .
What is the problem with this statement?
(b) Rav Yehudah amends it to 'Aval le'Inyan Tum'ah Eino Chein'.
grounds does Abaye refute this amendment?
(c) How does Abaye then amend it?
(d) What is the case, and why is that?
(a) On what grounds does Rava refute Abaye's amendment?
(b) So Rava amends the Mishnah to read 've'Chein Leha'alos Taharah
What does that mean?
(c) But Rav Papa objects.
What is Rav Papa's objection?
(d) He finally amends the Mishnah to read 've'Chein le'Inyan Lehorid Tum'ah
What does this mean?
(a) What is a Batzek ha'Cheresh and why is it called by that name?
(b) What is the meaning of 'Batzek ha'Cheres'?
(c) How does one gauge whether it is Chametz or not?
(a) If there is no other dough with which to compare the silent dough, Resh
Lakish gives the Shiur, to gauge whether it has become Chametz or not, as
'the time it takes to go from Migdal Nuni'ah to Teverya - one Mil'.
did he not say simply 'a Mil'?
(b) Rebbi Avahu quoting Resh Lakish, says Legabel, li'Tefilah, ve'li'Netilas
Yadayim Arba'ah Milin'.
What does each of these mean?
(c) Others add a fourth item to the list.
What is it?
(d) What distinction does Rebbi Yossi b'Rebbi Chanina draw between searching
for water or for a Shul in the direction that one is traveling, and
searching for him in another direction?
(a) What problem does the Tana have with separating Chalah from a Tamei
dough on Pesach? Why can one not separate it and ...
Answers to questions
(b) 'Rebbi Eliezer Omer, Lo Tikra Lah Shem Ad she'Te'afeh'.
- ... bake it?
- ... leave it until night-fall and burn it then?
- ... burn it or feed it to one's dog?
What does one
do with it, according to Rebbi Yehudah ben Beseirah?
(c) What does Rebbi Yehoshua say?
(a) The Gemara initially suggests that Rebbi Eliezer and Rebbi Yehoshua
argue over Tovas Hana'ah. What does Rebbi Eliezer hold, and how will that
explain his opinion?
What is Rebbi Yehoshua's reason? Why is it preferable, according to him, to
leave it than to bake it?
(b) How can we explain Rebbi Eliezer, even if he holds 'Tovas Hana'ah Einah
(c) Since Rebbi Eliezer holds of 'Ho'il', why should they not declare the
Chalah first, and bake the doughs afterwards (which will be permitted
because of 'Ho'il')?
(d) But how, in the first place, is one permitted to bake many doughs
without having separated Chalah?
(a) If someone bakes on Yom-Tov for after Yom-Tov, he is Chayav Malkos
according to Rav Chisda, but not according to Rabah.
(b) The Machlokes only applies when the person who is cooking has already
eaten his Yom-Tov meal.
Why is that?
(c) What does Rabah ask Rav Chisda from Eruvei Tavshilin?
(d) What is does Rav Chisda's ultimate reply?
(a) What Kashya does Rabah ask Rav Chisda from the Beraisa of 'Beheimah
Answers to questions
(b) Rav Chisda explains that Chazal permitted the Shechitah because of the
great loss involved.
How can they permit an Isur d'Oraysa due to monetary