REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous daf Zevachim 37
ZEVACHIM 36-40 - Dedicated to the leaders and participants in the Dafyomi
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(a) What does the Beraisa learn from the Pasuk in Re'ei "ve'Dam Zevachecha
(b) Bearing in mind that the remaining blood of a Chatas is poured on to the
Yesod of the Mizbe'ach, what does another Beraisa learn from this Pasuk?
(c) The first Tana, we explain, concurs with Rebbi, who learns that from the
Pasuk in Vayikra (in connection with a Chatas ha'Of) "ve'ha'Nish'ar ba'Dam
From which word does Rebbi learn it?
(a) What problem remains? What does a third Beraisa learn from "ve'Dam
(b) And we answer that our Tana holds like Rebbi Akiva.
What does Rebbi
Akiva hold regarding Zerikah and Shefichah?
(c) The basis of this Machlokes is the Mishnah in Pesachim, which discusses
the B'rachos over the Pesach and the Zevach (the Chagigah).
does one recite over ...
- ... the Korban Pesach?
- ... the Korban Chagigah?
(a) According to Rebbi Yishmael, the B'rachah over the Pesach covers the
Why is that (though we later retract from the original reason)?
(b) What does Rebbi Akiva hold?
(c) Why does even Rebbi Yishmael concede that the B'rachah over the Chagigah
does not cover the Pesach?
(d) On what grounds does Rebbi Akiva disagree with Rebbi Yishmael? What does
he learn from "ve'Dam Zevachecha Yishafech?
(a) We ask from yet another Beraisa, where Rebbi Yishmael quotes the Pasuk
in Korach (the source that a Bechor requires Matan Damim and Eimurim on the
What does he then learn from "ve'Dam Zevachecha Yishafech"?
(b) And we reply that our Tana holds like Rebbi Yossi Hagelili.
Rebbi Hagelili learn from the Pasuk there, which continues "es Damam Tizrok
... ve'es Chelbam Taktir"?
(c) How do we reconcile Rebbi Yishmael in the current Beraisa with Rebbi
Yishmael earlier, who learned from the same Pasuk that 'Zerikah bi'Chelal
(d) Having concluded that the Pasuk can only be used for one of the above,
what will Rebbi Yishmael say, assuming that he learns from "ve'Dam
Zevachecha Yishafech" that ...
- ... the Pesach requires Shefichah, with regard to the B'rachah on the Pesach covering the Chagigah and vice-versa?
- ... 'Zerikah bi'Chelal Shefichah', seeing that he no longer holds that the Pesach requires Shefichah Lechatchilah? In that case, why does the B'rachah over the Pesach cover the Chagigah (and not vice-versa)?
(a) According to Rebbi Yishmael, who interprets the entire Pasuk of Bechor
by a Bechor exclusively, the continuation of the Pasuk "u'Vesaram Yih'yeh
Lach", we explain, there is no problem.
Answers to questions
What problem are we referring to?
(b) Why indeed, is there no problem, according to him? Why does the Todah
use the plural form here?
(c) What is the problem, according to Rebbi Yossi Hagelili?
(d) How do we solve the problem? What dual Halachah regarding Bechor do we
learn from here?
(a) What does Rebbi Yishmael learn from the end of the Pasuk "u'che'Shok
ha'Yamin *Yih'yeh Lach*"?
(b) What do we extrapolate from the Pasuk there "Lo Sipadeh ki Kodesh Heim"?
What does this come to preclude?
(c) What problem does this create according to Rebbi Yishmael, who restricts
the source Pasuk to Bechor?
(a) What does the Mishnah in ...
In order to find a source for the Din in our Mishnah 'Kol ha'Nitnin al
Mizbach ha'Chitzon sha'Nasnan Matanah Achas Kiper', we establish the Tana'im
in the Beraisa (who learn the various D'rashos from "ve'Dam Zevachecha
Yishafech" for other things) like Beis Hillel.
(b) How did Rebbi Akiva solve Rebbi Yehoshua's quandary? When is Temuras
Pesach brought and when is it not?
- ... Temurah say about 'Temuras Bechor u'Ma'aser Hein u'Veladan ad Sof Kol ha'Olam'?
- ... Pesachim, quoting Rebbi Yehoshua, say about a Temuras Pesach?
(c) From where does Rebbi Yossi Hagelili learn the Din by Temuras Bechor and
(d) What does Rebbi Yishmael learn from ...
- ... the 'Gezeirah-Shavah' "Kol Asher *Ya'avor* Tachas ha'Sheivet" (in Bechukosai, in connection with Ma'aser Beheimah) from "*Ve'ha'avarta Kol Peter Rechem" (in Bo)?
- ... the Pasuk in Vayikra (in connection with the Korban Shelamim) "Im Kesev (Hu) Makriv"?
- ... "(Im Kesev) Hu (Makriv)?
How do we learn it from
(a) Rav Huna ascribes Beis Shamai's minimum of two Matanos by a Chatas to
the three times the word "Karnos" (in the plural) appears in the Parshah of
Chatas Chitzonah in Vayikra (once by the Sa'ir of the Nasi, and twice by the
Chatas Yachid, once by the Kisbah and once by the Se'irah).
How does Beis
Shamai extrapolate their opinion from there?
(b) Beis Hillel learn four Matanos from the same words.
What is the basis
of their Machlokes?
(c) How do Hillel then extrapolate their opinion from there?
(d) On what grounds do we reject the suggestion that all four "K'ranos" come
'le'Mitzvah' (Lechatchilah), (bearing in mind that in the realm of Kodshim,
whatever is not repeated is generally Lechatchilah)?
(a) How does Rav Huna alternatively combine the Mikra and the Masores to
explain how Beis Hillel arrive at their opinion?
(b) How do some Tana'im learn the four Batim in Tefilin from the three times
"le'Totafos" is written in the Torah?
(c) How many Parshiyos ought Tefilin to contain, according to Rav Huna's
second explanation in Beis-Hillel?
(d) Then from where do Beis Hillel learn the four Parshiyos of Tefilin,
according to this explanation?
(a) By Sukos too, the Torah writes three times "ba'Sukos".
How many walls
(minimum) ought to comprise a Sukah, according to Rav Huna's second
explanation in Beis-Hillel?
(b) Then how do we arrive at ...
- ... three? What do two of the five "Sukah" come to teach us?
- ... two and a bit?
(a) Based on the Pasuk in Tazri'a "Ve'tam'ah Shevu'ayim ke'Nidasah", for how
long is a woman Tamei, after giving birth to a girl?
Answers to questions
(b) Bearing in mind that there too, the Torah writes "Shevu'ayim" without a
'Vav', for how long ought she to be Tamei, according to Rav Huna's second
(c) How do we learn from the word ''ke'Nidasah" that this is not the case?