ANSWERS TO REVIEW QUESTIONS
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
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(a) Rebbi Shimon learn from "ba'Kodesh ba'Esh Tisaref" - that a Chatas that
became Pasul must be burned in the Azarah (and not taken outside to be
(b) He learns that *all* Pasul Kodshei Kodshim and the burnt parts of the
Kodshim Kalim must be burnt in the Azarah - from the word "ve'Chol" (with
which the Pasuk begins - to Darshen "ve'Chol ... ba'Kodesh ba'Esh Tisaref").
Note: The parentheses around the word 've'Chol' in the Gemara should be
(c) The flesh of Kodshim Kalim which became Pasul - must be burned anywhere
(d) Since Rebbi Shimon needs "ba'Esh Tisaref" to teach us that a Pasul
Chatas must be burned in the Azarah - how can Rebbi Yehoshua ben Levi learn
from it that all Isurin in the Torah need not be burned?
(a) We then attempt to learn the Isur Hana'ah by all Isurin in the Torah
from "ve'Im Yivaser mi'Be'sar ha'Milu'im Min ha'Lechem Ad ha'Boker ... *Lo
Ye'achel*" - because this Pasuk too, is not needed for itself (since we
already know that from the Pasuk in Tetzaveh "ve'Sarafta es *ha'Nosar*
ba'Esh". Consequently, we will again apply the Pasuk to forbid all Isurin
be'Hana'ah (using 'Im Eino Inyan'). "ve'Sarafta es *ha'Nosar* ba'Esh" -
teaches us that only Nosar must be burned, but not all the Isurin in the
(b) Rebbi Elazar learns from "*Lo Ye'achel* (Ki Kodesh Hu)" - that someone
who eats anything that became Pasul in the Kodesh, has contravened a La'av.
(c) Abaye now attempts to learn that all Isurin in the Torah are Asur
be'Hana'ah from Rebbi Yehoshua ben Levi's original Pasuk "Kol Chatas Asher
Yuva ... ba'Esh Tisaref". Only he inverts the order of the Derashos, like
this: from "ba'Esh Tisaref" we already know that a Chatas that became Pasul
may not be eaten, because of Rebbi Elazar's Derashah (from the Pasuk ... "Lo
Ye'achel Ki Kodesh Hu"). In that case, why does the Pasuk need to write
"ve'Chol Chatas Asher Yuva mi'Damah ... Lo Se'achel"? - unless it is to
teach us (through 'Im Eino Inyan') that all Isurin in the Torah are Asur
(d) The Gemara objects to this - because the Pasuk "ve'Chol Chatas Asher
Yuva mi'Damah ... Lo Se'achel" is still needed for itself (to be sentence
someone who eats a Chatas whose blood was taken into the Heichal to Malkos).
Why is that? Because Rebbi Elazar's Pasuk "Lo Ye'achel Ki Kodesh Hu" is a
'La'av she'Bichelalus' (a general La'av, for which one does not receive
Malkos). In that case, it is not superfluous to use it to forbid all Isurin
(a) "ve'ha'Basar Asher Yiga be'Chol Tamei, Lo Ye'achel, ba'Esh Yisaref", Rav
Papa explains, is not needed for itself, since we already know that Kodshim
which became Tamei may not be eaten, from a Kal va'Chomer from Ma'aser
Sheni, which is not as stringent as Kodesh, yet it is forbidden.
Consequently, we can use it 'Im Eino Inyan' to forbid all Isurin in the
(b) The problem with learning the prohibition of eating Kodshim which became
Tamei, from Ma'aser Sheni is that 'Ein Mazhirin min ha'Din' (We cannot learn
any punishment from a Kal va'Chomer). Consequently, even though we do not
need the Pasuk "ve'ha'Basar ... Lo Ye'achel, ba'Esh Yisaref" for the La'av,
we will still need it for the Chiyuv Malkos.
(c) We resolve that problem by learning Kodesh from Ma'aser not through a
Kal va'Chomer, but by means of a Hekesh (from which one *can* derive the
punishment, as well as the La'av); because the Torah writes in Re'ei "Lo
Suchal Le'echol bi'She'arecha Ma'asar Degancha ... u'Vechoros Bekarcha".
(a) How can we use the Pasuk "ve'ha'Basar Asher Yiga be'Chol Tamei, Lo
Ye'achel, ba'Esh Yisaref" 'Im Eino Inyan' for all Isurin in the Torah? Maybe
we need it for itself (Kodesh which became Tamei), to add a second La'av to
the one that we already know from the Hekesh to Ma'aser Sheni? And it is to
prove this point that the Gemara cites Abaye's ruling: that if someone eats
various kinds of insects, he receives four, five or even six, sets of
(b) We only add La'avin when the extra Pasuk cannot be used for anything
else, but not when it can, as in our case.
(c) One is not obligated to burn all Isurin in the Torah - because the Torah
writes "ve'Sarafta es *ha'Nosar* ba'Esh" - but not all the Isurin in the
(a) We learn from the word (or from the letter 'Vav' of the word)...
1. ... "*ve'ha'Basar* Asher Yiga be'Chol Tamei ... Lo Ye'achel" - that even
wood and frankincense (of Kodesh), which are technically *not* called food,
are nevertheless subject to Tum'ah as if they *were*.
(b) "ve'Ha'Nefesh Asher Tochal Basar mi'Zevach ha'Shelamim *Asher
la'Hashem*" - speaks about a *Tamei* person eating *Tahor* Emurim (for which
one is Chayav Kares); here, we are speaking about a *Tahor* person eating
*Tamei* Emurin, which is only a La'av..
2. ... "*ve'ha'Basar*, Kol Tahor Yochal Basar" - that someone who eats
Emurin (the parts of the Korban that are burned on the Mizbei'ach) which
became Tamei, receives Malkos. .
(c) For eating Emurim which became Tamei, one receives *two* sets of Malkos
- one for eating Emurim (which is forbidden even to a Kohen), and one for
eating Tamei Emurin.
(a) The example the Gemara gives for eating something that is forbidden in
an unusual way - is someone who ate uncooked Chelev.
(b) In the second Lashon, Rebbi Avahu quotes Rebbi Yochanan as saying that -
one is exempt from Malkos for deriving benefit from Isurei Hana'ah in an
(c) The Gemara's example there - is someone who took Chelev (which is
normally used as fuel or for tanning skins) and placed it on his wound as a
(d) According to the first Lashon, Rebbi Yochanan's exemption is confined to
Isurei *Achilah*, but not to Isurei *Hana'ah*; whereas according to the
second Lashon, it extends to Isurei Hana'ah, as well.
(a) The Mishnah in Orlah sentences someone who eats the juice of olives or
grapes of Orlah, to Malkos - implying that if he ate the juice of other
fruits (which in those days, was not normally done), he would be Patur (like
(b) Had the Mishnah wanted to tell us Rebbi Yochanan's Din, then it ought to
have talked about eating Orlah *fruit* in an unusual way (e.g. if he ate
cooked nuts). Why did the Tana need to present us with a case of fruit-
*juice*? Unless it is because fruit-juice is not called fruit at all, and
that is why he is Patur (and not because of Rebbi Yochanan's Din).
(a) Kelai ha'Kerem is different than other Isurei Achilah - because the
Torah does not use a term that denotes Achilah by it , only "Pen Tukdash
(b) We know that Kelai ha'Kerem is Asur be'Hana'ah - from "Pen Tukdash
ha'Melei'ah", implying that one should not derive benefit from it, but burn