POINT BY POINT SUMMARY
Prepared by Rabbi N. Slifkin
of Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Yerushalayim
Rosh Kollel: Rabbi Mordecai Kornfeld
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NEDARIM 2,3,4,5 - dedicated by Uri Wolfson and Naftali Wilk in honor of Rav
Mordechai Rabin of Har Nof, a true beacon of Torah and Chesed.
***** PEREK KOL KINUYEY *****
1) MISHNAH: KOL KINUYEY
(a) Kinuyim (slang) for Nedarim, Charamim, Shevuos, and Nezirus are
(b) Yados (shorthand), such as "I make a neder on eating any food of
yours" (but without saying that it is forbidden like a korban),
1. This is with terms such as Mudrani, Mufreshani, Meruchkani.
(c) (R. Akiva) The term "Menudeh" is also likely to be binding.
2) THE CONTENTS OF THE MISHNAH
(a) Question: Why, unlike in the Mishnah of Nazir, did this Mishnah
list all different types of vows?
3) THE ORDER OF THE MISHNAH
(b) Answer: Shavuah was listed because it is adjacent to Neder in the
Torah, and once the Mishnah was listing two types, it added the
(c) Question: Shavuah should therefore also be adjacent to Neder in
(d) Answer: Cherem was placed next to Neder because they are both
prohibitions on the object, unlike Shavuah which places the
prohibition on the person.
(a) Question: Why did the Mishnah list Kinuyim first, but explain
(b) Question #2: Why did the Mishnah leave out the basic law of
(c) Answer to #2: Emend it such that the law of Yados is listed after
(d) Question: Why not explain the laws of Kinuyim before that of
(e) Answer: It explains the latter law first, as we find elsewhere.
(f) Question: But there are also places where it explains the former
(g) Answer: Only where there are many examples of the laws, does it
explain the former laws first.
(h) Question: Surely the law of which items animals may carry on
Shabbos do not have many examples, yet the former laws are listed