POINT BY POINT SUMMARY
by Rabbi Ephraim Becker
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Yerushalayim
Rosh Kollel: Rabbi Mordecai Kornfeld
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Previous dafPesachim 82
Pesachim 81 - 95: We are grateful to Mr. Mark Frankel of Queens, N.Y. for
suggesting the idea of "Point by Point Summaries" and sponsoring its initial
two weeks -- Tizkeh l'Mitzvos!
1) THE PLACES FOR BURNING THE KORBAN PESACH
(a) Question: Why burn the Korban in front of the Bais
2) COMBINATIONS OF PRIVATE YARDS AND PUBLIC WOOD
(b) Answer: To embarrass those who were negligent.
(c) Question: Our Mishna contradicts the Mishna on 49a
where we learn that even a *small* part of the Korban
is burnt with the Ma'arachah wood.
(d) Answer #1: One Mishna is speaking of a visitor and one
of a homeowner.
(e) Answer #2: One Mishna speaks where he has already gone
a considerable distance; the other he is still close.
(f) Answer #3: We consider a visitor like a Miser to permit
the Ma'arachah wood.
(a) It is not permitted to use Ma'arachah wood to burn in
one's private yard.
3) ASSIGNING THE TAMEI KOHEN TO HIS PLACE
(b) It is also not permitted to burn by the Bais HaMikdash
with private wood.
(c) Question: Why is the latter prohibited? (The former is
understood, as some of the wood might be leftover.)
(d) Answer #1: Not to embarrass those who do not have.
(e) Answer #2: To avoid suspicion.
(f) Question: What is the difference between the answers?
(g) Answer: If one uses wood which would never be used for
(a) The head of the Mishmar would place the Kohanim who
were Tamei at the East Gate.
4) MISHNA: PROPERLY BURNING THE KORBAN TAMEI
(b) Question: Why?
(c) Answer #1: To embarrass them (for being careless).
(d) Answer #2: To avoid suspicion (of intentional absence).
(e) Question: What is the difference between the answers?
(f) Answers: Delicate Kohanim or those whose work at home
is not prestigious.
(a) If the Pesach became Tamei or went out of the Mikdash
it is burnt right away.
(b) If the owner became Tamei or died the Korban is left
till the next day before being burnt.
(c) R. Yochanan b. Beroka: This is also burnt immediately.
(d) Question: Why does the Korban that "went out" need to
(e) Answer: The source is the discussion between Moshe and
Aharon regarding the burnt Korban where we see that had
the Korban gone out or become Tamei it would be burnt.
(f) Question #1: We only know the Din by Kodshei Kodeshim
(that going out causes it to be burnt) how do we know
it by Kodshim Kalim?
(g) Question #2: What is the source for burning a Korban
whose blood was left past sunset, spilled or taken out?
5) INVALIDATIONS OF THE OWNER
(h) Answer: We learn it from "Bakodesh BaEsh Tisaref."
(i) Question: That covers a Chatas, what of the other
Kodshei Kodeshim and the Emurim of Kodshim Kalim?
(j) Answer: Again, from Bakodesh BaEsh Tisaref.
(k) Question: How do I know Kodshim Kalim (even other
Pesulim, other than Tumah - Rashi)?
(l) Answer: It is all Halachah l'Moshe mi'Sinai.
1. Question: Why discuss the Chatas of Aharon?
(m) Question: Why should Pigul require overnight?
2. Answer: Simply to analyze the incident as it was.
(n) Answer: A Gezeirah Shavah (Avon) from Pigul to Nosar.
(o) Question: Then learn the Avon connection to the Chatas
of Aharon and burn it right away?
(p) Answer: That was a unique Halachah, not applicable to
(q) Question: So why do we need Bakodesh BaEsh Tisaref?
(r) Answer: It teaches that the burning must take place
where the Korban could have been eaten.
(s) Question: Why do I need a Pasuk by Shlamim "v'Habasar
(t) Answer: To teach that if it becomes Tamei it must be
1. We might think that only invalidations which are
unique to Korbanos would require burning.
2. Tumah, which could apply to Chulin, might only
demote the Korban to "Chulin" and burial would
(a) [R. Yosef] The dispute in the Mishna is only when the
Tumah happened *after* the Zerikah.
(b) Question: The Bereisa equates the owners to the blood,
meaning the invalidation came *before* Zerikah, and
says that they must remain overnight!
(c) Answer: R. Yosef is understood as saying that the
dispute in the Mishna is *before* Zerikah (but *after*
Zerikah all would agree that it must remain overnight).
(d) [R. Yochanan] It is a dispute even *after* Zerikah.