REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous dafSukah 50
SUKAH 50 (1st day of Shavuos) dedicated by Mrs. Bekelnitzky on the occasion
of the 34th Yahrzeit of her late husband's father, Shraga Feivish ben Nosson
Yakov (and Sima Gitle) Bikelnitzky.
(a) For Shabbos Sukos, they would fill a golden barrel that had not been
sanctified as a K'li Shares ... . Ze'iri explains that, in the opinion of
this Tana, 'Ein Shiur la'Mayim', and 'K'lei Shares Mekadshin she'Lo
What is the significance of ...
(b) Why could they not use a K'li Shares to draw the water for Nisuch
ha'Mayim, according to ...
- ... 'Ein Shiur la'Mayim'?
- ... 'K'lei Shares Mekadshin she'Lo mi'Da'as'?
1. ... Chizkiyah, who maintains that our Tana may even hold '*Ein* K'lei
Shares Mekadshin Ela mi'Da'as'?
(c) Since when does a Kohen wash his hands and feet from a golden barrel?
2. ... Rebbi Yanai quoting Rebbi Zeira, who maintains that, in addition, he
might also hold 'Yesh Shiur la'Mayim'?
(a) If one leaves wine in an uncovered strainer, the Tana Kama forbids it to
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What does Rebbi Nechemyah say?
(b) Could the author of our Mishnah, which does not permit water that was
left uncovered to be put through a strainer (to be used for Nisuch
ha'Mayim), be Rebbi Nechemyah?
(c) What do we learn from the Pasuk in Mal'achi "Hakriveihu Na
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Answers to questions
Rav Yehudah and Rav Eina dispute whether to call it 'Simchas Beis
ha'Sho'eivah' (because of the Pasuk in Yeshayah "u'She'avtem Mayim
be'Sason") or 'Simchas Beis ha'Chashuvah'.
What is the reason for the
(a) According to Rebbi Yossi b'Rebbi Yehudah, the 'flute' overrode Shabbos.
What do the Chachamim say?
(b) Rav Yosef maintains that they both agree that the flute of the *'Simchas
Beis ha'Sho'eivah'* did not override Shabbos or Yom-Tov.
What then, is
(c) What is the basis of their Machlokes?
(a) Rebbi disqualifies a K'li Shares that is made out of wood.
Rebbi Yossi b'Rebbi Yehudah say, and what is his reason?
(b) According to him, Rebbi Yossi b'Rebbi Yehudah learns from the 'flute of
What was the flute of Moshe?
(c) Why was it not made out of metal (i.e. overlaid with gold) like the
(d) What is then Rebbi's reason?
(a) We refute Rav Yosef's explanation however. Perhaps even Rebbi will agree
that the main Shirah constitutes *playing* the instruments. Then why does
he not learn the Din of K'lei Shares from the flute of Moshe (to permit
K'lei Shares of wood)?
Answers to questions
(b) Alternatively, perhaps even Rebbi Yossi b'Rebbi Yehudah will agree that
the main Shirah constitutes the *singing*, nor will we learn what *is*
possible from what is not. He permits wooden K'lei Shares from the Pasuk in
Terumah "ve'Asisa *Menoras* Zahav Tahor* Mikshah Te'aseh *ha'Menorah*".
How does he learn this from there?
(c) What are the workings of ...
- ... a 'K'lal u'Frat u'Chelal'?
- ... a 'Ribuy, Mi'ut ve'Ribuy'?