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Yoma 79

YOMA 59-88 have been dedicated to the memory of the late Dr. Simcha Bekelnitzky (Simcha Gedalya ben Shraga Feibush) of Queens N.Y. by his wife and daughters. Well known in the community for his Chesed and Tzedakah, he will long be remembered.

(a) The bones of a Mes are only Metamei through *Ohel* (see Background to Eruvin 78:18) under one of three conditions: 1. They constitute a quarter of a Kav (Rova Ha'kav); 2. They consist of the majority of the body (whether they are the majority of the *build* (Rov Binyano) of the human body or the majority of the *number* (Rov Minyano) of 248 bones; 3. The bone is a complete skull or a complete spinal column.
(b) In order to be Metamei through *Maga* (touching) and *Masa* (carrying), it is enough for the bone to be the size of a Se'orah (grain of barley)

2) [line 2] B'KELIPASAH - in its husk
3) [line 6] SHIBOLES MIKRI - it is called a Shiboles, an ear of barley
4) [line 7] USHLA MIKRI - it is called Ushla, a term for peeled barley
5) [line 10] MEYASVA DA'ATEI - his hunger pangs are stilled
6) [last line] NETALO B'MAPAH - he took hold of it with a towel, napkin


7) [line 8] D'KASHYASA - of pits
8) [line 8] U'SERI'ACH - and a little more
9) [line 14] ACHILAS AR'AI - a snack, less than a k'Beitzah
10) [line 14] ACHILAS KEVA - a regular meal, a k'Beitzah
11) [line 18] MINEI TARGIMA - (a) treats, dessert (dried or cooked fruits, etc.) (RASHI here and to Sukah 27a); (b) fruit and meat, eaten without bread (RASHBAM Pesachim 107b)

12) [line 23] SE'OR - sourdough, a very heavily fermented dough that is mixed with fresh dough to cause it to rise

13) [line 25] SHE'EIN CHIMUTZO KASHEH - it is not a strong leavening agent
14) [line 33] AD KAMAH MEZAMNIN - what is the minimum amount
15) [line 33] AD KEZAYIS - at least a Kezayis

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