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Ta'anis 28

TA'ANIS 27, 28, 29, 30 - Ari Kornfeld has generously sponsored the Dafyomi publications for these Dafim for the benefit of Klal Yisrael


(a) Our Mishnah says 'be'Shachris, u've'Musaf u've'Minchah Korin al Pihen'. What are the two possible interpretations of this statement?

(b) Which is the correct one?

(c) What problem does Rebbi Yossi have with the Tana Kama, who says 'u've'Minchah Korin Osah al Peh'?

(d) What did they do, according to him?

(a) Rebbi Yehoshua holds that on days when they brought the Korban Musaf, there was no Ma'amad at Minchah, but there was at Ne'ilah.
Why is that?

(b) Did the families who donated wood for the Mizbei'ach give, even if there was sufficient wood in the stockpile?

(a) What decree did the Romans issue in the days of the Gonvei Ali and the Kotz'ei Ketzi'os?

(b) How did ...

  1. ... the Gonvei Ali and the Kotz'ei Ketzi'os outwit the Roman guards?
  2. ... the B'nei Salmai also do so?
(c) If the Pasuk in Mishlei writes "Zeicher Tzadik li'Verachah" with regard to these Tzadikim, to whom does "ve'Sheim Resha'im Yirkav" refer?
(a) On the twenty-ninth of Av, the family of Pachas ben Yehudah donated wood for the Mizbei'ach. According to Rebbi Meir, Pachas ben Yehudah was none other than David ha'Melech.
Who was it in the opinion of Rebbi Yossi?

(b) On the twentieth of Elul, the family of Adin ben Yehudah donated wood for the Mizbei'ach. According to Rebbi Yehudah, Adin ben Yehudah was David ha'Melech.
Who was it, according to Rebbi Yossi?

(c) Why does it now appear that the author of our Mishnah, which states that Par'osh ben Yehudah donated wood for a second time, cannot be Rebbi Meir, Rebbi Yehudah or Rebbi Yossi?

(d) We conclude that in fact, the author of our Mishnah is Rebbi Yossi.
How is that possible?

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(a) Our Mishnah says that, whenever they brought a Korban Musaf, there was no Ma'amad at Minchah.
Does that mean that there was a Ma'amad at Musaf?

(b) Then what did Mar Keshisha mean when he asked Rav Ashi why Hallel overrides its own Ma'amad, whereas Musaf does not?

(c) What did Rav Ashi reply?

(a) Rebbi Yossi says that whenever there is a Musaf, there is a Ma'amad.
Why can he not have been referring to ...
  1. ... the Ma'amad of Shachris?
  2. ... the Ma'amad of Musaf?
(b) Then what *is* he referring to?

(c) What does the Tana Kama hold?

(a) In Eretz Yisrael, we complete Hallel on eighteen days in the year.
What are they?

(b) On which additional days is Hallel said in Chutz la'Aretz?

(c) Why do we complete Hallel on Chanukah, seeing as Chanukah is only mi'de'Rabbanan?

(a) Why is Rosh Chodesh not included in the above list?

(b) What problem (regarding Rosh Chodesh Nisan) does this explanation dispense with?

(c) Rav arrived in Bavel on Rosh Chodesh.
What was he on the verge of doing?

(d) What made him change his mind?

9) What does the Beraisa say about a Yachid reciting Hallel on Rosh Chodesh?


(a) According to the Chachamim, the Aseres ha'Dibros were given to Yisrael on the sixth of Sivan.
When did Moshe ascend Har Sinai? From where do we know this?

(b) What does Rebbi Yossi say?

(c) How do we know that Moshe broke the Luchos on Shiv'ah-Asar-be'Tamuz?

(d) From where do we know that the Korban Tamid was stopped on Shiv'ah-Asar- be'Tamuz?

(a) According to the Tana of our Mishnah, the walls of Yerushalayim were breached on the *seventeen* of Tamuz, too.
How do we reconcile that with the date given in the Pasuk in Yirmiyah as the *ninth*?

(b) From where do we know that Apostomus burned the Torah on Shivah-Asar- be'Tamuz?

(c) Who placed the image in the Heichal? When did he do that?

(d) Why does the Pasuk in Daniel refer to *two* images?

12) They found written on the image that remained whole, the words 'Ant Tzvi la'Charuvei Beisei, Yadcha Ashleimis Li'.
What does this mean (according to Tosfos' second explanation)?

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