REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous dafPesachim 112
PESACHIM 112 - this Daf has been dedicated by Lee and Marsha Weinblatt of
(a) What happens to a person who always places ...
(b) Under which circumstances should one refrain from drinking water on
Tuesday night and Friday night?
- ... his hand on his mustache (or in that location)?
- ... his hand on his forehead?
- ... food under his bed (even once)?
(c) If one is thirsty and needs a glass of water one has the option of first
saying the 'Shiv'ah Kolos'.
What are the Shiv'ah Kolos?
(d) If this is difficult, what alternatives does one have?
(a) What sort of water should one refrain from drinking at night-time, and
why is that?
(b) If one is thirsty however, and has a companion, he has the option of
doing the same as in 1d.
Bearing in mind, that the name of the demon is
Shavriri, what does a thirsty person do if he has no companion?
(a) Our Mishnah taught that even a poor person who receives from the Tamchuy
should be given four cups of wine for the Seder.
But is that not obvious?
Why might we have thought that he should not?
(b) Rebbi Akiva says that one should rather make one's Shabbos a weekday
than rely on people.
Does this mean that a very poor man should eat dry
bread on Shabbos?
(c) We learn that a Jew should exert himself and go beyond his means in
order to do the will of Hashem, from a statement by Rebbi Yehudah ben Teima.
What did he say concerning a leopard, an eagle, a deer and a lion?
(a) Rebbi Akiva gave his son seven instructions: Why should a person not ...
(b) How early should one eat ...
- ... learn in a public-place?
- ... live in a town that is run by Talmidei-Chachamim?
- ... enter one's home without warning?
- ... go without shoes?
(c) What sort of partners should one enter into business with?
- ... in the summer?
- ... in the winter?
(d) We learn from the Pasuk in Iyov "Ma'aseh Yadav Berachta", that anyone
who received a Perutah from Iyov was blessed.
What does the Gemara prove
(a) What did Rebbi Shimon bar Yochai threaten to do if the imprisoned Rebbi
Akiva would not teach him Torah?
(b) What did Rebbi Akiva answer him (See Agados Maharsha)?
(c) What did Rebbi Shimon mean when he replied 'u'Mi be'Sakanah'?
(a) Rebbi Akiva subsequently taught him five things:
Answers to questions
What did he mean when
he said 'Im Bikashta Leichanek, Hitaleh be'Ilan Gadol'?
(b) Why is it important to teach one's children from a corrected Sefer?
(c) Why should one avoid marrying a divorcee during the life-time of her
(d) Some say that one should even avoid marrying a widow.
Why is that?
What is ...
- ... 'Mitzvah ve'Guf Gadol'?
- ... 'Mitzvah ve'Guf Tahor'?
(a) Rebbi issued his sons with four commands:
What was wrong with living
(b) When he told them not to sleep on the bed of a gentile women, he may
have meant ...
1. ... that they should not go to sleep without reciting the Shema. But he
may also have meant exactly what he said.
(c) Rebbi also commanded them to avoid ...
Why would that be?
2. ... that they should not marry a convert.
1. ... paying customs duties.
2. ... an ox when it comes up from the meadow.
What sort of ox was he
referring to, and why should one avoid it?
(a) If one is advised to leave a distance of at least fifty Amos between
oneself and a Shor Tam, how far should one keep away from a Shor Mu'ad?
(b) What did Rebbi Meir advise one to do if one sees the head of an ox among
(c) What is the difference between: an ox, a lion, a camel and a boat?
(d) Skins, fish, a cup, hot water, eggs and white lice all cause leprosy.
What do each of these mean?
(a) Rav Papa said that one should one not enter a house bare-footed, where
there is a cat.
(b) What is the other version of Rav Papa's warning?
(a) Rebbi Yishmael b'Rebbi Yossi commanded Rebbi three things:
one not ...
(b) He also forbade him to be with his wife the night she Toveled.
- ... make a Din Torah with three people?
- ... stand looking at an article for sale if one has no money with which to buy it?
would this not apply nowadays?
(c) Rebbi Yossi b'Rebbi Yehudah also commanded Rebbi three things: Not to go
out alone at night-time.
To which nights does this refer, and what does
this have to do with Igras Bas Machalas?
(d) He also commanded him not to stand in front of a light, naked, and not
to enter a new bath-house.
Why should one not enter a new bath-house? How
long is a bath-house called new in this regard?
(a) What happens to someone who ...
(b) The same will happen to someone who is intimate with his wife when there
is a small child asleep on the same bed.
- ... stands in front of a light, naked?
- ... is intimate with his wife by the light of a lamp?
What age child are we talking
(c) On which part of the bed is he sleeping?
(d) In which case is it permitted anyway?
(a) What does the fact that Igras Bas Machalas with her 180,000 destructive
angels is confined to Tuesday and Friday night have to do with Rebbi Chanina
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(b) A similar episode occured with Abaye.
What did *he* decree on her?
(c) Why is Abaye referred to as 'Nachmeini'?
(d) Why did they erroneously think that Igras continued to pass through
residential areas after that episode?