REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
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(a) What do Beis-Din do when minors come to divide their father's property,
to ensure that they get a fair deal?
(b) Rav Nachman Amar Shmuel permits the children to revoke the agents'
division when they grow up.
What does Rav Nachman himself say?
(c) How do we reconcile Rav Nachman's previous ruling like Rebbi, who
validates the husband's cancellation of the Sheli'ach of the Get even not in
his presence, thereby overturning Raban Gamliel's Takanah, with his current
ruling, which maintains 'im-Kein, Mah Ko'ach Beis-Din Yafeh'?
(a) What was Gidul bar Re'ila'i's wife doing when his Sheli'ach arrived with
(b) What did the Sheli'ach do when she told him to 'go now and come back
(c) How did Gidul bar Re'ila'i react when the Sheli'ach returned with the
(a) According to Abaye, 'Baruch ha'Tov ve'ha'Meitiv' did not constitute
Bitul (and the Sheli'ach was still authorized to take the Get back to his
What does Rava say?
(b) What is the basis of their Machlokes?
(a) Rava proved his opinion from an incident with Rav Sheishes.
Rav Sheishes rule when the man whom he had forced to write a Get for his
wife declared that Rav Sheishes had ordered the Get to be canceled?
(b) On what grounds does Abaye refute Rava's proof?
(c) So what really happened there?
(a) Abaye proves his point from an incident with Rav Yehudah, who was having
trouble with Rebbi Yirmiyah Bira'ah's son-in-law.
What did Rebbi Yirmiyah
Bira'ah's son-in-law do twice, after Rav Yehudah had forced him to write a
Get for his wife?
(b) What did Rav Yehudah then instruct the witnesses to do before their
third attempt to write the Get?
(c) How does Abaye prove his opinion from here? What did the husband do that
appears to prove Rava wrong?
(d) How did Rava repudiate Abaye's proof from here?
(a) We already learned the case of the man who was prevented from returning
within thirty days to prevent the Get he had given his wife from being
valid, because he could not find the river- crossing.
What does Abaye
learn from Shmuel, who ruled there 'Lo Sh'mei Meisaya'?
(b) How does Rava refute Abaye's proof?
(c) We cite a case of a man who gave his betrothed a Get stipulating that
it would be valid if he did not marry her within thirty days.
How does the
(d) Why was the Get valid, considering ...
- ... that he was an O'nes?
- ... that he revealed his intention to marry her, only he was prevented from doing so?
(a) How do we rule in the Machlokes between Rav Nachman and ...
Answers to questions
(b) And how do we rule in the Machlokes between Abaye and Rava with regard
to Giluy Da'as be'Gitin?
- ... Rav Sheishes regarding whether two are needed to cancel a Get or three?
- ... Rebbi Aba regarding whether we follow the opinion of Raban Shimon ben Gamliel regarding 'Bitlo Mevutal' and like Rebbi regarding 'Yachol Levatel Zeh she'Lo Bifnei Zeh' or whether we follow the opinion of Rebbi in both points?
(c) Why was Abaye called 'Nachmeini'?
(a) Originally they would write in the Get the names of the man and the
woman as they were known in the place of writing.
What Takanah did Raban
Gamliel ha'Zakein institute?
(b) What was his reason for instituting it?
(c) What sort of names are not included in the Takanah?
(d) What did Rebbi Aba tell Rav Ashi when he heard this from him?
(a) The Beraisa too, supports Rav Ashi.
What did the Tana add after
informing us of the obligation to insert both the name by which the man is
known in Yehudah, and that by which he is known in the Galil, in whichever
of the two towns the Get is written?
(b) Is the Get valid Bedieved if one of the names by which he is known is in
either town was inadvertently omitted?
(a) Which Shevu'ah is a widow obligated to swear to the Yesomim when she
claims her Kesuvah?
Which Takanah did Hillel institute?
(b) What Takanah did Raban Gamliel ha'Zakein institute when he saw that the
Batei-Dinim refrained from enforcing it (with the result that the woman
forfeited her Kesuvah)?
(c) Why did they do that? What did Raban Gamliel's Takanah achieve?
(d) Who instituted the Takanah of signing on a Get?
(a) What is anyone who claims from Yesomim obligated to do?
Answers to questions
(b) Then why did the Tana then find it necessary to specifically mention the
Almanah who claims her Kesuvah?