REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous dafShabbos 105
(a) What does 'Notrikun' mean?
(b) What are the following Notrikun:
- "Ki *Av* Hamon Goyim Nesaticha" (Lech Lecha)?
- "*Anochi* Hashem Elokecha" (Yisro)? - three answers.
- "Ki *Yarat* ha'Derech Lenegdi" (Balak)?
- "Karmel" (Emor)?
- "ve'Hu Kilelani Kelalah *Nimretzes*" (Melachim 1)?
- "Mah Nedaber u'Mah *Nitztadak*" (Vayigash)?
(a) Someone who writes one letter on Shabbos morning and one in the
afternoon is Patur according to the Rabbanan.
Hadran Alach, 'ha'Oreg'!
(b) Why then, does Rabban Gamliel say that he is Chayav?
Perek Rebbi Eliezer
(a) According to the Chachamim, the Shiur for weaving is two threads.
What is Rebbi Eliezer's opinion in this regard?
(b) What is the Shiur for weaving a sieve or a basket?
(c) What is the Shiur for sewing and for tearing?
(d) When does Rebbi Eliezer agree that one is Chayav only if one weaves
*two* threads (two explanations), and why?
(a) For weaving two threads in the middle of the fabric, the Shiur is
What is 'k'Melo ha'Sit'?
(b) What is the Shiur at the edge of the fabric, and why is that?
(c) How must one arrange the thread in the Beis Nir, in order to be Chayav?
(a) Having already learnt the Melachah of tearing and sewing, together with
the Avos Melachos, why did the Tana see fit to repeat them here?
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(b) What is the case of 'ha'Korei'a al Menas Litfor Shtei Tefiros'?
(c) What is the difference between the Shiur of bleaching, splitting the
threads, dyeing and spinning on the one hand, and that of weaving on the
other (Mishnah on Amud Beis)?
(a) In which three cases is one Chayav for tearing Keri'ah for a dead
(b) Why are one's children liable to die young?
(c) What reward does someone who cries over a Talmid-Chacham who died,
(d) A person who is present at the death of another Jew should tear
(a) If someone tears Keri'ah for a close relative on Shabbos, has he
fulfilled his obligation?
(b) How do we reconcile our Mishnah, which rules 'ha'Korei'a ba'Chamaso,
Patur', with the Beraisa, which says that he is Chayav?
(c) Since tearing one's clothes is an act of destruction, why is one
Chayav, even according to Rebbi Yehudah?
(a) Is it permitted to tear one's clothes in anger?
(b) To what is someone who gives vent to his anger, compared?
(c) What do we learn from the Pasuk in Tehilim "Lo Yihye *Becha* El Zar"?
(a) What do we learn from the Pasuk in Tehilim "Nodi Safartah Atah, Simah
(b) Why did Hashem threaten to kill the people with a mountain, after
(c) Why will someone who is lax in eulogizing a Talmid-Chachamim properly
not be Ma'arich Yamim?
(a) How do we explain the Pasuk in Yehoshua "... Yemei ha'Zekenim Asher
He'erichu Yamim Acharei Yehoshua"?
If one of the brothers died, the other brothers should worry. The Gemara
gives two explanations as to which brother died.
(b) Then how do we explain the Pasuk in Eikev "Lema'an Yirbu Yemeichem"?
Does this also mean just days and not years?
What are they, and
what are their respective reasons?
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