REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
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(a) Abaye establishes the Machlokes between Rebbi Tarfon and Rebbi Akiva in
our Mishnah (whether a Kohen feeds his betrothed after the waiting period
entirely Terumah or half Terumah, half Chulin) by a bas *Kohen* who is
*betrothed* to a Kohen.
What will they then both hold by ...
(b) How is Abaye proven correct?
- ... a bas *Yisrael* to a Kohen?
- ... (even) a bas Kohen who is *married* to a Kohen?
(a) What proportion of Terumah to Chulin does Rebbi Yehudah ben Beseira in
the Beraisa prescribe for the Kohen to give in the above cases?
(b) Rebbi Yehudah prescribes half Terumah, half Chulin, like Rebbi Tarfon.
In which point do they argue
(c) What does Raban Shimon ben Gamliel mean when he says that he gives her
double the amount of Chulin?
(d) The Beraisa concludes that the difference between them is the bother
The difference between whom?
(a) What do we learn (with regard to feeding Terumah to one's betrothed)
from the Pasuk ...
(b) How do we know that a Yavam may feed the Yevamah Terumah, despite the
fact that he acquired her with Bi'ah and not with money (in which case she
is not "Kinyan Kaspo")?
- ... in Emor "Kinyan Kaspo"?
- ... in Ki Seitzei (concerning a Yevamah) "u'Lekachah Lo le'Ishah"?
(c) Having taught that if she waited the full twelfth-month period, barring
one day, during her husband's lifetime, she is forbidden to eat Terumah, why
did the Tana see fit to add that if she waited twelve months for the Yavam,
she is forbidden, too? Is that not obvious?
(a) What reason does Ula or Rav Shmuel bar Yehudah give for the Mishnah
Acharonah forbidding an Arusah to eat Terumah until she actually enters the
Answers to questions
(b) Why does this seem to conform better with Ula's opinion than with Rav
Shmuel bar Yehudah's?
(c) According to Rav Shmuel bar Yehudah, how do we reconcile the Mishnah
Rishonah with the Mishnah Acharonah? What is the basis of their Machlokes
(despite the fact that both opinions are based on Simpon)?
(a) What does the Tana of our Mishnah rule with regard to the work of a
woman's hands, if her husband declares it Hekdesh?
(b) What is 'Mosar'? On what basis does a man acquire it?
(c) According to Rebbi Meir, if a man declares the Mosar, Hekdesh, it
What does Rebbi Yochanan ha'Sandlar say?
(a) There are those who say that a man is permitted to say to his Eved
Kena'ani 'Asei Imi ve'Eini Zancha'.
What do we learn from the Pasuk in
Re'ei (regarding an Eved Ivri) "Ki Tov Lo "Imach"?
(b) What do we learn from there with regard to a wife?
(c) What do we prove from Rav Huna Amar Rav, who says that a woman may say
to her husband 'Eini Nizones, ve'Eini Osah' (with regard to the dual
obligations of Mezonos and Ma'aseh Yadehah)?
(a) How will Rav Huna Amar Rav amend the Beraisa 'Tiknu Mezonos Tachas
(b) How do we try to prove Rav Huna Amar Rav's statement from our Mishnah
'ha'Makdish Ma'aseh Yedei Ishto ... '?
(c) And on what grounds do we subsequently refute the proof?
(d) If that is so, what is the Chidush in our Mishnah, which permits a woman
to feed herself from what she produces in spite of her husband's Neder
(a) Resh Lakish disagrees with Rav Huna.
If, according to him, the reason
of Rebbi Meir in our Mishnah is not because he holds that it is possible to
declare something Hekdesh even before it has come into the world, then what
is his reason?
(b) How can we interpret Rebbi Meir in this way, seeing as the husband
mentioned, his wife's hands, but the work that they produce?
(c) What does Rebbi Meir in a Beraisa say about someone who betroths a
woman, on condition that the Kidushin should become effective after he or
she converts, or after either of them is set free?
(d) Then how can Resh Lakish suggest that Rebbi Meir does not hold 'Makneh
Davar she'Lo Ba le'Olam'?
(a) According to Rav and Shmuel, the Mosar only becomes Hekdesh after her
On what grounds do ...
What does Rav Ada bar Ahavah say?
(b) What would they both hold if her husband was ...
(c) Rav Papa establishes the case when he is feeding her but not giving her
a Ma'ah Kesef. Rav and Shmuel's position is now clear.
- ... both feeding her and paying her a Ma'ah Kesef for Shabbos?
- ... neither feeding her nor paying her a Ma'ah Kesef?
Why does Rav Ada
bar Ahavah nevertheless declare the Mosar Hekdesh immediately?
(d) On what grounds does Rav Papa establish the Mishnah when he is *not
feeding her* but giving her a Ma'ah Kesef, and not vice-versa (see
Answers to questions
- ... Rav and Shmuel maintain 'Mezonos Tachas *Ma'aseh Yadehah'* rather than 'Tachas Mosar'?
- ... Rav Ada bar Ahavah maintain *'Ma'ah Kesef* Tachas Ma'aseh Yadehah' rather than 'Mezonos'?