REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous daf Chulin 30
CHULIN 28-30 - Ari Kornfeld has generously sponsored the Dafyomi
publications for these Dafim for the benefit of Klal Yisrael.
(a) The Mishnah in Pesachim discusses the La'av of "Lo Sishchat al Chametz
Why is someone who possesses Chametz and who Shechts a
Korban Pesach on Pesach ...
(b) What do we extrapolate from the Seifa with regard to Shechting the same
- ... li'Shemo (as a Pesach) Patur from Malkos?
- ... she'Lo li'Shemo (as a Shelamim) Chayav?
(c) What do we initially learn from there?
(d) How did Rebbi Chiya bar Gamda, quoting the entire group of
Talmidei-Chachamim, establish the case, to accommodate even those who hold
that normally, a Pesach does not require 'Akirah'?
(a) How does this Beraisa pose a Kashya on Resh Lakish ('Einah li'Shechitah
Ela be'Sof')? At which stage does the animal become unfit to be brought as a
Korban Pesach Sheini?
(b) Then why is it also not Pasul because of Shechitas Pesach she'Lo
(c) How does Abaye answer the Kashya? In what way is the Korban fit to be
brought as a Pesach after all?
(d) How do we resolve the problem of Ha'amadah ve'Ha'arachah (that an animal
requires to be stood and assessed before it can be redeemed) on an animal
that is virtually Shechted?
(a) On what grounds did Shmuel object, when Rav Yehudah told him that Rav
permitted a Shechitah that was performed at a few different locations on the
neck (i.e. on different rings)?
(b) What did Resh Lakish learn from the Pasuk in Yirmiyah "Chetz Shachut
(c) How did Rebbi Yirmiyah establish the Mishnah (on the following Amud),
which permits two people to Shecht together, even if one Shechts higher up
(towards the head) and the other lower down (towards the body), to reconcile
it with Shmuel and Resh Lakish?
(d) And what does the Tana then mean when he says 'one on top and one
(a) How did Rebbi Aba query Rebbi Yirmiyah's interpretation, from the
Beraisa which comments on the Mishnah 've'Ein Chosheshin Shema Yitrefu Zeh
al Zeh'? What ought the Beraisa to have said, according to him?
Answers to questions
(b) Why would this not be necessary if the Mishnah was talking about two
people with two knives?
(c) How did Rebbi Avin amend the Beraisa to conform with Rebbi Yirmiyah?
(d) How will Shmuel and Resh Lakish establish the Beraisa cited by Rebbi
Avin, which validates a Shechitah where the Shochet Shechted the Veshet
lower down and the Kaneh higher up, or vice-versa?
(a) What did Rebbi Yitzchak bar Shmuel bar Marsa do when they brought him an
ox that had been Shechted in two or three places?
(b) What did Rebbi Zeira say to him regarding the Mishnah that we just
discussed 'Shenayim Ochzin be'Sakin ... Shechitoso Kesheirah'?
(a) Rav Yehudah Amar Rav invalidates the Shechitah in a case of 'Hichlid
bein Si'man le'Si'man'.
What does that mean?
(b) And what does he say about someone who is Machlid, by Shechting the
Simanim from under the skin?
(c) In a Mishnah later in the Perek, Rebbi Yesheivav declares an animal that
was Shechted (upwards) from underneath the Simanim, a Neveilah.
Rebbi Akiva say?
(d) In view of that Mishnah, what Chidush is Rav Yehudah Amar Rav coming to
(a) Rav Yehudah Amar Rav validates a Shechitah where the Shochet places the
knife under the animal's skin and Shechts (Chaladah).
What does bei Rav
(b) They asked what the Din will be if the Shochet Shechts from under a
cloth that is tied around the animal's neck.
According to whom do they ask
it? Why might the cloth be different?
(c) On the assumption that the cloth is not considered Chaladah, what other
She'eilah did they ask?
(d) We remain with 'Teiku' on both She'eilos.
How do we rule on this
(a) Rav Papa asked 'Hichlid be'Miy'ut Simanim Mahu'.
What is the
(b) Rav Papa is speaking about the Shochet concluding the Shechitah with
Chaladah, as we explained.
What would be the Din if he were to begin the
Shechitah with Chaladah and to perform the rest without it?
(c) In the case of Rav Papa's She'eilah, the Shechitah might be Pasul
because it is all one Shechitah.
Why might it be Kasher?
(d) What is the outcome of the She'eilah?
(a) Which of the other five Pesulim are affected by this ruling?
(b) How will we then rule in a case of 'Shachat Sh'nei Shelishi Ve'higrim
Shelish', which remained a Safek in the first Perek?
(c) How will we reconcile this with the Sugya earlier, which validated a
case of 'Shachat Chatzi Gargeres Ve'shahah bah, Ve'gamrah', even according
to those who hold 'Mechtzah al Mechtzah ke'Rov', seeing as technically, the
Shechitah has already been completed?
(a) What does our Mishnah rule about a case where ...
(b) What will be the Din if he severs the head whilst performing Holachah
(moving the knife away from his body) ...
- ... someone Shechts two animals simultaneously?
- ... two people hold a knife and Shecht (which we discussed on the previous Amud), even if one is Shechting higher up and one lower down?
- ... the Shochet chopped of the animal's head in one go? Why is that?
(c) This last ruling applies even if the Shochet is using an Izmal.
- ... or Hova'ah (drawing it towards it)?
- ... and Hova'ah?
is an 'Izmal'?
(a) What does Shmuel learn from the Pasuk in Tehilim "Chetz Shachut
Leshonam"? In what way does our Mishnah learn Shechitah from an arrow?
(b) Tana de'Bei Rebbi Yishmael too, learns it from there, but only after
first trying to learn it from the Pasuk in Yirmiyah "Zahav Shachut".
does he initially interpret "Shachut" there?
(c) On what grounds does he then reject that interpretation? How does he
finally interpret "Zahav Shachut"?
(a) What did Rava do with the arrow that he examined for Rebbi Yona bar
Answers to questions
(b) How did he prove that he had not performed Chaladah?
(c) What does Rebbi Zeira Amar Rav learn from the Pasuk in Acharei-Mos
(d) So how did Rava fulfill the Mitzvah of 'Kisuy ha'Dam'?