REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous daf Menachos 75
(a) What does ...
(b) How do the Chachamim counter Rebbi from the Korban Todah? What makes it
impossible to perform Belilah there once the Chalos have been baked?
- ... the Tana Kama of the Beraisa learn from the Pasuk (in connection with the Minchah al ha'Machavas) "So'les Belulah"?
- ... Rebbi learn from the Pasuk (in connection with the Minchas Ma'afeh Tanur) "Chalos ... Belulos"?
(c) According to the text that reads 'Shapir Ka'amri Leih Rabbanan le'Rebbi'
([in question form] with regard to their proof from the Korban Todah), what
does Rebbi's reply?
(a) According to the Chachamim, the Belilah is followed by kneading the
Which three Avodos then precede the Kemitzah?
(b) In which point does the procedure differ according to Rebbi?
(a) What does the Beraisa learn from the Pasuk in Vayikra (in connection
with the Minchah Ma'afeh Tanur) ...
(b) Why would we otherwise have thought that ...
- ... "Chalos ... Belulos"? What does this come to preclude?
- ... "Rekikin ... Meshuchin ba'Shemen"?
(c) How does the Tana know that both "Belulos" and "Meshuchin" do not
pertain to both Chalos and Rekikin?
- ... the Rekikin require Belilah, too?
- ... the Chalos require Meshichah, as well?
(a) The Beraisa discusses a Minchah that consists of half Chalos and half
To which Minchah does refer? Who is the author?
(b) According to Rebbi Shimon ben Yehudah Amar Rebbi Shimon in a Beraisa,
the Rekikin are anointed like a Greek 'Chi' (as we described in our Mishnah
[see also Tosfos DH 'ke'Miyn Chi']), whilst the remainder of the oil is
eaten by the Kohanim. The Tana Kama however, disagrees on two scores.
According to him, what does one do with ...
(c) Another Beraisa discusses a Minchah Ma'afeh Tanur that consists of
- ...the half Log of oil?
- ... the remainder of the oil?
According to Rebbi Shimon ben Yehudah, one follows the same
procedure with the oil as one did in the previous case.
What does the Tana
(a) How does our Mishnah categorize the Menachos that require Pesisah?
(b) Which two Menachos does this come to preclude, according to Rav Papa?
(c) What does the Beraisa learn from the Pasuk in Vayikra (in connection
with a Minchah al ha'Machavas) ...
- ... "Pasos Osah Pitim ... *Minchah*"?
- ... "Osah"?
(a) What does the Beraisa learn from "Ve'yatzakta Alehah Shemen ...
*Minchah*" (in the same Pasuk)?
Answers to questions
(b) This time, the Tana precludes a Minchah Ma'afeh Tanur from Yetzikah from
What does he then learn from "Minchah *Hi*"?
(c) What reason does Rabah give for precluding the Minchah Ma'afeh Tanur
from Yetzikah, and not the Minchas Kohanim?
(d) Why does the Tana then not also preclude the Minchah Ma'afeh Tanur from
Pesisah (from "Osah"), rather than the Sh'tei ha'Lechem and the Lechem
(a) How does the Tana Kama of our Mishnah describe the Pesisah?
(b) What distinction does he draw between the Minchah of a Yisrael and the
Minchah of ...
(c) Rebbi Shimon disagrees on two scores.
- ... a Kohen?
- ... the Kohen Mashi'ach?
What does he say about ...
(d) How else might we explain 've'Chulan Posesan k'Zeisim'?
- ... a Minchas Kohen and Minchas Kohen Mashi'ach?
- ... the size of the pieces?
(a) What does the Beraisa learn from the Pasuk ...
(b) How does Rabah reconcile the Beraisa, which prescribes Pesisah for the
Minchas Kohen Mashi'ach with our Mishnah, which exempts it?
- ... "Pasos"?
- ... "Pitim"?
- ... "Osah"?
(a) What distinction does Rav Yosef make between a Chavita (a cooked dish
containing pieces of bread) to explain when one recites 'ha'Motzi' and when
one recites 'Borei Miynei Mezonos'?
(b) And he proves this from a Beraisa (based on Rebbi Shimon in our
Mishnah), which obligates a Kohen who is bringing a Minchah to recite two
B'rachos. He will recite 'Shehechiyanu' if he is bringing a Minchah for the
Why might he do so even if he has brought one before?
(c) Which B'rachah does the Tana obligate him to recite when he then picks
it up to eat?
(d) How does Rav Yosef now prove his point from Rebbi Shimon in our Mishnah,
who requires pieces of a 'k'Zayis'?
(a) Abaye queries Rav Yosef from Tana de'Bei Rebbi Yishmael.
What does he
say in a Beraisa about the pieces of Minchah?
(b) What does Abaye now ask on Rav Yosef from there?
(c) And he tries to prove conclusively that the B'rachah of 'ha'Motzi' is
applicable to pieces of even less that a k'Zayis, from a Beraisa.
does the Tana there say about someone who on Pesach, collected and ate
crumbs of ...
(d) We refute Abaye's proof however, by establishing the case there
- ... Chametz?
- ... Matzah?
What does this mean?
(a) We reject this explanation, however, from a second Beraisa.
Answers to questions
limit does the Tana there give for the eating to be effective (in the first
(b) What is now the problem with the word in the Beraisa 've'Hu *she'Achlan*
(c) So how do we explain the Beraisa (to refute Abaye's Kashya) even
assuming that he ate crumbs of less than a k'Zayis?
(d) Rav Sheishes concludes however, that one recites 'ha'Motzi' even on
crumbs of less than a k'Zayis (not like Rav Yosef).
What condition does
Rava add to that?