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Kesuvos 106

KESUVOS 106 - has been dedicated by Dr. and Mrs. Eli Turkel of Ra'anana in honor of the Bar Mitzvah of Yitzchak Yoel Kornfeld


(a) Why did Eliyahu (who used to learn with Rav Anan Seider d'Eliyahu) stop visiting him?

(b) What did Rav Anan do to make him come back?

(c) What change took place from that time on? Why was that?

(d) What does that have to do with 'Seider d'Eliyahu Rabah' and Seider d'Eliyahu Zuta'?

(a) On what grounds did Rav Yosef decline to Daven for the Rabbanan when they asked him to do so?

(b) What do we learn from the Pasuk in Melachim, which describes how Elisha gave twenty loaves, one Bikurim-bread and one bread made from fresh parched corn, to a hundred men?

(c) Why can the Pasuk not mean a total of a hundred men (as it appears to be saying).

(a) Twelve hundred men remained at Rav Huna's table after he concluded his D'rashah.
How many Amora'im did he have conveying his D'rashah to the public?

(b) How did they know in Eretz Yisrael whenever Rav Huna's D'rashah terminated?

(c) After the D'rashah of Rabah and Rav Yosef, four hundred remained at their table.
What did those Talmidim refer to themselves as?

(d) How many Talmidim remained at the table of Abaye (or Rav Papa or Rav Ashi)? How did *they* refer to themselves?

(a) What do the following four cases have in common: the blemish- inspectors in Yerushalayim (Rav Yitzchak bar Redifa Amar Rav [or Rebbi] Ami); the Talmidei-Chachamim who taught the Kohanim the Dinim of Shechitah (Rav Yehudah Amar Shmuel), and those who taught them the Dinim of Kemitzah (Rav Gidal Amar Rav); those who corrected the Sefarim in Yerushalayim (Rabah bar bar Chanah Amar Rebbi Yochanan)?

(b) We just referred to those who corrected Sefarim in Yerushalayim.
What is meant by 'Sefarim'?

(c) According to Rav Nachman Amar Rav, the women who wove the curtains (in the Beis-Hamikdash) belong in the previous group too, since they were also paid from the Terumas ha'Lishkah.
What does Rav Nachman himself say?

(a) According to the Tana of the Beraisa, from where did the women who wove the curtains, as well as the families of Beis Garmu (who prepared the Lechem ha'Panim) and Beis Avtinas (who prepared the Ketores) get paid?

(b) How does Rav Nachman reconcile his opinion with that Beraisa?

(c) Which were the four curtains that replaced the building?

(d) Why were there four curtains, and not just two?

(a) According to the Tana Kama in a Beraisa, the women who 'reared their children for the Parah' would also get paid from the T'rumas ha'Lishkah. What is the significance of the children who were reared for the Parah?

(b) Why was this necessary?

(c) What does Aba Shaul say?

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(a) Rav Huna asked Rav whether the K'lei Shares were paid for from the money of Bedek ha'Bayis or from Terumas ha'Lishkah. To which K'lei Shareis was he referring? What was his She'eilah?

(b) Rav replied that the K'lei Shares were manufactured from Terumas ha'Lishkah.
What did Rav counter when Rav Huna quoted him a Pasuk from Divrei Hayamim, which states that Bedek ha'Bayis money was to be used to manufacture the K'lei Shareis?

(c) How did Rav reconcile the two Pesukim?

(d) In any event, seeing that we consider the K'lei Shareis as pertaining to the Korbanos rather than to the Mizbei'ach, how can one use money that was collected for Bedek ha'Bayis to obtain them?

(a) How does Tana de'Bei Rebbi Yishmael (corroborating Rav's previous statement, though disagreeing with his interpretation of the Pasuk) learn from the Pasuk in Divrei Hayamim " ... Heivi'u Lifnei ha'Melech vi'Yehoyada es Sha'ar ha'Kesef, Vaya'aseihu Keilim le'Beis Hashem" that the K'lei Shareis were made from Terumas ha'Lishkah?

(b) Why can that Pasuk not mean that they used the actual leftovers of the Terumas ha'Lishkah (rather than the original money in the boxes)?

(c) What do we learn from the Pasuk in Parshas ha'Tamid in Pinchas "ve'Arach Alehah *ha'Olah*"?

(a) We have learned in a Beraisa that the Ketores and all the Korbanos came from the Terumas ha'Lishkah.
According to this Tana, from which source did they fund ...
  1. ... the Mizbei'ach ha'Zahav, the Levonah and the K'lei Shareis?
  2. ... the Mizbei'ach ha'Olah, the rooms surrounding the Beis Hamikdash and the Azaros?
  3. ... the walls of Yerushalayim and its towers?
(b) The Mosar Nesachim might mean the extra flour that the seller would heap onto the pile that he was selling to the Beis-Hamikdash.
What else might it mean?

(c) How will Rav reconcile his opinion (that the K'lei Shareis came from the Terumas ha'Lishkah) with this Beraisa?

(a) The Tana in a Mishnah in Shekalim rules that they would use Mosar Terumah to overlay the floor and the walls of the Kodesh Kodshim.
What was 'Mosar Terumah'?

(b) According to Rebbi Yishmael, 'Mosar Peiros le'Kayitz ha'Mizbei'ach, Mosar Terumah li'K'lei Shareis'.
What was 'Kayitz ha'Mizbei'ach'?

(c) Rebbi Akiva Omer, 'Mosar Terumah, le'Kayitz ha'Mizbei'ach ... . Rebbi Chanina S'gan ha'Kohanim Omer, 'Mosar Nesachim le'Kayitz ha'Mizbei'ach ... '. What does ...

  1. ... Rebbi Akiva say about Mosar Nesachim?
  2. ... Rebbi Chanina S'gan ha'Kohanim say about Mosar Terumah?
(d) What was 'Mosar Peiros', mentioned by Rebbi Yishmael?
(a) What do Rebbi Akiva and Rebbi Chanina S'gan ha'Kohanim say with regard to Mosar Peiros?

(b) Why, according to them, was this not done with money belonging to ...

  1. ... Hekdesh?
  2. ... the poor (with funds collected for them)?
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