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Eruvin 65


(a) What are the two ways of interpreting the Pasuk in Iyov: "Ga'avah *Afikei Maginim* Sagur Chosam"?

(b) What is the practical difference between the two interpretations?

(c) What do we learn from the Pasuk in Ben Sira "ba'Tzar Al Yoreh"?

(a) Both drawing from the same Pasuk in Ben Sira, Rebbi Chanina would not Daven on the day that he was angry, and Mar Ukva, be'Yoma de'Shusa, Lo Havah Nafik le'Bei Dina'.
What does the latter mean?

(b) When then, *is* the best time to issue rulings?

(c) Abaye learnt many things from his step-mother.
What did she not do that would have hindered his progress in Torah-learning?

(d) Why did Mar Brei de'Ravina's mother make him seven vests?

(a) What were the short summer-nights (see Tosfos DH 'Ela') created for?

(b) What were the long winter-nights created for?

(c) To what did Rebbi Zeira attribute his exceptional sharpness?

(d) What did Rav Chisda mean when he explained to his daughter that he hardly slept because 'Hashta Asu Yomi de'Arichi u'Ketini'?

(a) Rav Nachman bar Yitzchak described Talmidei-Chachamim as day- workers. What did he mean?

(b) 'Rav Acha bar Ya'akov Yazif u'Para'.
What does this mean?

(c) How long should someone who arrives home from a long journey wait before he Davens, and why is that?

(d) Why would Shmuel not Daven in a house which contained beer, and Rav Papa in a house which contained small fish?

(a) What effect would wine have to have on a person for him to be going in the footsteps of Hashem?

(b) What is the connection between drinking and smelling?

(c) And when would a person drink wine and be compared to the seventy elders?

(d) And how does that tie up with the connection between wine and a secret?

(a) What do we learn from the Pasuk in Mishlei "Tenu Shechar le'Oved, ve'Yayin le'Marei Nefesh"?

(b) What is spilt wine a sign of?

(c) How is that derived from the Pasuk in Sh'mos "u'Verach es Lachmecha ve'es Meimecha"?

(a) By which three things can one read a person's character?

(b) Some add a fourth.
What is it?

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(a) Rav Yehudah quotes Rav as saying that according to both Rebbi and Rebbi Chiya, if a gentile and a Jew share the inner courtyard, and a Jew lives alone in the outer one, the latter Jew is forbidden to carry in the outer courtyard.
What did Rav Sheshes say that caused Rabah to nod his head in assent?

(b) Why was Rav Yosef surprized at Rav Sheshes and at Rabah for agreeing with him?

(c) Why can we not answer that really, even the Jew living in the *inner*- courtyard are forbidden to carry there (like Rebbi Meir), and it only mentions the Jew in the *outer*-courtyard, because in the case that prompted the Sha'aleh, he happened to be there?

(a) Rav Yosef initially suggests that Rav's ruling must follow the opinion of Rebbi Akiva.
What does this mean?

(b) Why is this explanation not acceptable?

(c) How does Rav Yosef finally establish Rav?

(a) Rebbi Elazar asked Rav what the Din would be if the Jew and the non-Jew shared the *outer* courtyard and the second Jew lived alone in the inner- courtyard.
Why is this case different than the previous case, where we hold that the gentile does forbid the Jew to carry?

(b) Why on the other hand, may the gentile be just as frightened *here* as he was *there*?

(c) Rav answered 'Ten le'Chacham ve'Yechkam Od'.
What did he mean to say with that?

(a) Resh Lakish ruled that the two Jews who lived in the same Chatzer should rent the place from the gentile who owned one section of the courtyard, but who had hired it out to another gentile, who was not there that Shabbos. Rebbi Efes corroborated Resh Lakish's ruling.
In which case would Resh Lakish not have dreamt of issuing such a ruling?

(b) What exactly was Resh Lakish's Sha'aleh?

(c) Why did he rely on his own lenient ruling, even though he was not certain what the Halachah was?

(a) Rebbi Chiya bar Aba ruled leniently, to permit the Jewish residents of the courtyard to hire the rights of the gentile owner who whad been away, but who arrived during Shabbos.
What was the Sha'aleh there?

(b) What was Rebbi Yochanan's final decision?

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