REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous daf Megilah 32
(a) Before reciting the Berachah before Leining, what does Rebbi Meir
require one to do, that Rebbi Yehudah does not? What is his reason?
(b) Why does Rebbi Yehudah not consider this necessary?
(c) Rebbi Meir's reason is similar to a statement of Ula (who says that the
Ba'al Korei should not assist the translator.
(d) How do we reconcile Rebbi Yehudah with Ula?
(a) Rebbi Zeira quoting Rav Masna rules that one opens the Sefer-Torah and
Leins directly, without needing to first roll it shut.
Sugyos said by Rebbi Sh'fatyah Amar Rebbi Yochanan.
Why then, does he
not rule specifically like Rebbi Yehudah?
(b) He also rules that Luchos and Bimos have no Kedushah.
What are ...
- ... Luchos?
- ... Bimos?
(a) What should the Golel (the person doing G'lilah) be careful to do?
(b) What does Rebbi Yochanan mean when he says that someone who is rolling
the Seifer-Torah should ...
(c) Who should be given Gelilah?
- ... roll it from the outside and not from the inside?
- ... tighten it from the inside and not from the outside?
(d) This Halachah is based on a statement of Rebbi Yehoshua ben Levi. What
did Rebbi Yehoshua ben Levi mean when he said that the Golel takes the
reward of all of them?
(a) And what did Rebbi Yochanan mean when he said 'Mishtamshin be'Bas-Kol'?
(b) Before one can assume it to be a Bas-Kol, whose voice must one hear ...
(c) Would one accept the advice of the Bas Kol if it said 'Yes' or 'No'?
- ... in town?
- ... out of town?
(a) How is Rebbi Yochanan initially quoted as interpretting the Pasuk in
Yechezkel "ve'Gam Ani Nasati Lahem Chukim Lo Tovim Mishpatim Lo Yichyu
(b) On what does Abaye object to that explanation?
(c) So how do we finally quote Rebbi Yochanan?
(a) Rebbi Yochanan is also quoted as saying that anyone who holds the
(parchment of the) Sefer-Torah without a cloth is buried naked.
can neither be meant literally nor that he will be buried without any
Mitzvos, what *does* he mean?
(b) How should one not attach the cloth of the Sefer-Torah to the
(a) Which Takanah did Moshe institute?
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(b) From where do we learn it?
(c) What else did he institute with regard to each Yom-Tov?
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