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Chagigah 26

CHAGIGAH 26 - Dedicated in honor of Mrs. Gisela Turkel by her family, may she be blessed, in the Zechus of Talmud Torah d'Rabim, with good health and long years. Herself a devotee of Torah study, may she continue to learn and ask questions until 120!

1) [line 8] KELEI CHERES HA'DAKIN - small earthenware utensils, e.g. plates, cups, and flasks

2) [line 13] APIKARSUSO L'SOCHO - (a) even if his scarf is in it (RASHI to Moed Katan 22b); (b) even if his undergarment that is Tamei Midras (see Background to Chagigah 23:10) is in it (RAMBAM Hilchos Metamei Mishkav u'Moshav 11:5); (c) even if his overcoat is in it (SHACH YD 340:10); (d) even if his jacket or frock is in it (TAZ ibid.)

3) [line 14] LAGIN - a wooden pitcher (RASH to Ohalos 5:4)
4) [line 15] HA'GABA'IN - Jewish tax-collectors for a non-Jewish monarch
5) [line 26] KIVSHONOS - furnaces
6) [line 29] HA'POSE'ACH CHAVISO - one who opens his barrel of wine in order to sell it to pilgrims

7) [line 29] HA'MASCHIL B'ISASO - one who starts to sell his bread (lit. dough)
8) [line 30] AL GAV HA'REGEL - (lit. because of the festival) relying on the Taharah that Amei ha'Aretz have during the Regel

9) [line 30] A'KIL'A - on the porch
10) [line 39] MA'AVIRIN AL TAHARAS AZARAH - the Kohanim remove all the utensils in order to immerse them in a Mikvah and make the Azarah Tahor (from the retroactive Tum'ah of the Amei ha'Aretz who touched them during the festival)

11) [line 39] AVAR HA'REGEL L'YOM SHISHI - if the day after the festival came out on a Friday


12) [line 2] YESH LAHEM SHENIYIM U'SHELISHIM - they have replacements and replacements for the replacements

13) [line 6] VA'CHACHAMIM OMRIM, MIPNEI SHE'HEN METZUPIN - the Gemara (27a) explains this in two possible ways: (a) the Chachamim say that they are Teme'im because they are plated with metal; (b) the Chachamim ask Rebbi Eliezer, "Do you say that they would receive Tum'ah (if not for the verse that compares them to earth that is Tahor) because they are plated with metal?! They are [not really golden utensils, they are] only plated with gold (which is Batel - nullified - to the wood), and are actually Kelei Etz ha'Asuy l'Nachas that do not become Tamei!" (RASHI, RAMBAM Metamei Mishkav u'Moshav 11:11); alt. because they are plated with metal, they can not receive Tum'ah at all (RAMBAM Kelim 4:4, see KESEF MISHNAH in the name of MAHARI KURKUS)

14) [line 12] KELI ETZ HE'ASUY L'NACHAS HU - a wooden utensil made to be stationary
(a) The Torah states that wooden utensils can become Teme'im if they are touched by a person or object that is an Av ha'Tum'ah, of if they are under the same Ohel as a dead person (Vayikra 11:32, Bamidbar 31:20). However, since the Torah compares a wooden object that becomes Tamei to a sack ("Sak"), the wooden object must have certain qualities in common with a sack in order to become Tamei.
(b) Among these qualities are:

1. The object must have a receptacle, i.e. an area in which it can contain other objects, as opposed to a flat board.
2. It must not be large enough to hold 40 Se'ah, for if it is that large it cannot be transported when filled, as opposed to a sack, which is made to be transported either empty or full.
3. It must be an object that is sometimes transported, and not one that is always stationary. If it is left stationary, it is called a "Keli he'Asuy l'Nachas" and is not Mekabel Tum'ah.
15) [line 22] SILUKO K'SIDURO - the bread is as hot (alt. soft, fresh TOSFOS DH Siluko) when it is removed from the Shulchan as when it was arranged on the Shulchan in the Heichal the previous Shabbos; alt. the bread is as hot when it is removed from the Shulchan as when it was [removed from the oven and] arranged on the marble table in the Ulam on Friday of the previous week (where it stayed until it was arranged on the Shulchan in the Heichal on Shabbos - as in Shekalim 6:4) (LIKUTIM in the name of SHOSHANIM L'DOVID of Rebbi Dovid Pardo)

16) [line 26] DULFEKI - a folding seat that is covered with leather
17) [line 26] SHE'NIFCHASU - became unusable (lit. that caved in)
18) [line 26] SHE'CHIPAN B'SHAYISH - that a person covered with marble
19) [line 31] KELEI ACHSALGIM - common wooden utensils (that may come from a place called Achsalgim -- TOSFOS)

20) [line 32] MISMEIS - polished wood; possibly Almog - coral-wood
21) [line 34] TZIPUY OMED - a lasting metal plating that is secured to the utensil (with nails)

22) [line 37] B'CHOFEH ES LEVAZBEZAV - when one plates its border or rim that rises above the surface of the table

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