REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous daf Zevachim 93
(a) Rami bar Chama asked Rav Chisda whether the blood of a Korban that
squirted on to a Tamei garment requires Kibus.
Why might it ...
(b) How does Rav Huna b'rei de'Rav Yehoshua prove that Rami bar Chama must
hold that even if the blood had a Sha'as ha'Kosher, it does not require
Kibus (like our Mishnah)?
- ... not?
- ... nevertheless require Kibus?
(c) Then what is Rami bar Chama's She'eilah?
(d) How did Rav Chisda answer Rami bar Chama?
(a) The Mishnah in Parah discusses Mei Chatas she'Nitme'u'.
grounds does Rebbi Elazar say 'Metaharin'?
(b) How do we know that the Nidah is not obligated to Tovel from her Nidus
before the Haza'ah
(c) How many Tevilos is she then obligated to make after the Haza'ah from
the Mei Chatas?
(a) What problem does Rabah have with Rebbi Elazar's comparison to Nidah?
(b) Rabah therefore equates Rebbi Elazar's ruling with a statement by his
Rebbe, Rebbi Akiva.
What does Rebbi Akiva hold regarding a vessel
containing the Mei Chatas that passes over a location that is Tamei?
(c) This in turn, is based on a Mishnah in Parah.
What does Rebbi Akiva
say about a case where someone took a jar containing Mei Chatas, from a
window-sill behind an oven, inside which there is a Sheretz, and passes it
over the Tanur?
(d) The Rabbanan declare it Tahor.
How does Rabah interpret the Machlokes?
(a) What distinction does the Beraisa draw (according to Rebbi Akiva's
opinion), between Tamei Meis and Even ha'Menuga'as on the one hand, and
other Tum'os on the other?
(b) What problem does Abaye therefore have with Rabah's interpretation of
Rebbi Akiva, regarding ...
(c) So how does Abaye interpret Rebbi Akiva's ruling ...
- ... the Mishnah in Parah?
- ... his ruling 'Nidah Mazin Alehah'?
- ... in the Mishnah in Parah? Why does he rule there 'Tamei'?
- ... regarding Nidah? Why does he not decree Tum'ah on the Mei Chatas there too?
(a) How does Abaye therefore explain the Machlokes between Rebbi Elazar
('Mei Chatas she'Nitme'u, Metaharin') and the Rabbanan (who hold
(b) How will this help us to resolve Rami bar Chama's She'eilah (regarding
'Nitaz al Beged Tamei')?
(c) Why did we refer to Abaye's explanation as being according to Rabah,
when Rabah appears to disagree with him entirely?
(a) According to Rava, even Rebbi Elazar agrees that we do not consider 'Bas
Achas' like 'Zeh Achar Zeh' in this regard.
On what grounds does he then
(b) And what does he prove from Nidah?
(c) How do we know that Rebbi Akiva (according to Rebbi Elazar) is speaking
about where the Mei Chatas became Tamei earlier?
(d) What do the Rabbanan hold regarding the case in Nidah?
(e) How will this explain their reason for disagreeing with Rebbi Elazar?
(a) Still with regard to the Halachah of Kibus, what does the Tana Kama of
the Beraisa preclude from the Pasuk "va'Asher Yizeh *mi'Damah* al ha'Beged"?
(b) What does Rebbi Shimon learn from the additional Miy'ut "Osah"?
(c) What does Rebbi Akiva say?
(d) What does he then learn from "Osah"?
(e) From where does Rebbi Shimon learn that?
(a) What does our Mishnah say about blood that squirted on a garment from
the neck, from the Keren or the Yesod, or which the Kohen gathered fom the
Answers to questions
(b) What does 'min ha'Yesod' mean in this context?
(c) Under which two conditions does the blood require Kibus"?
(d) How does the Beraisa Darshen the Pasuk "Asher Yizeh" to exempt from
Kibus blood which squirted on to a garment ...
- ... directly from the animal's neck?
- ... from the Keren or the Yesod?
(a) Having said 'Nishpach al ha'Ritzpah ve'Asfo Ein Ta'un Kibus Begadim',
why does the Tana need to add 'Ein Ta'un Kibus Begadim Ela Dam she'Niskabel
(b) And what does 'Ra'uy le'Haza'ah' come to exclude?
(c) What did Rebbi Chalafta say about being Mekadesh less than a Shi'ur
Haza'ah in one K'li and less than a Shi'ur in another K'li? What is he
(a) We ask what the Din will be with regard to receiving half the blood of
the Chata'os ha'Penimiyos in one K'li and half in another.
What is the
She'eilah? Why might we not be able to learn it from Mei Chatas?
(b) Why on the other, might we nevertheless apply it there no less than to
the Mei Chatas?
(c) To resolve the She'eilah, we cite Rebbi Zerikah Amar Rebbi Elazar.
What does he say?
(a) Rava cites a Beraisa.
What does the Tana learn from ...
(b) Having written ...
- ... "Ve'taval"?
- ... "be'Dam"?
(c) The Beraisa also states "min ha'Dam" 'min ha'Dam she'be'Inyan'? How does
Rava explain this? What is the Tana coming to exclude?
- ... "Ve'taval", why does the Torah find it necessary to add "be'Dam"?
- ... "be'Dam", why does it also need to write "Ve'taval"?
(d) This corroborates a statement by Rebbi Elazar. What did Rebbi Elazar
say about 'Shirayim she'be'Etzba'?
(a) Ravin bar Rav Ada asked Rava from Rav Amram, who cited a Beraisa (in
connection with the Chata'os ha'Penimiyos) 'Hayah Mazeh ve'Nitzah Haza'ah
mi'Yado, ad she'Lo Hizah, Ta'un Kibus, mi'she'Hizah, Ein Ta'un Kibus'.
did he interpret this in a way that poses a Kashya on Rava and on Rebbi
(b) How did Rava explain the Beraisa?
(c) Abaye asked Rava from another Beraisa (in connection with the blood of
the Parah Adumah) 'Gamar Lehazos, Mekane'ach Yado be'Gufo shel Parah'.
Why is this necessary?
(d) How does this Beraisa pose a Kashya on Rava?
(a) How did Rava refute the Kashya?
(b) What is the problem with the Kohen wiping his finger on the body of the
Parah between one Haza'ah and the next?
(c) So where did he wipe it?
(d) How does this explain the Pasuk in Ezra "Kipurei Zahav"?
(a) What distinction does Rebbi Yehudah in our Mishnah draw between animal
skin that has been flayed and animal skin that is still attached to the
(b) What is the reason for this distinction? What does Rebbi Yehudah
consider the criterion for requiring Kibus?
(c) Rebbi Elazar qualifies even a skin that has been detached.
of the skin does he exempt from Kibus?
(d) What does the Mishnah mean when it includes any skin that is subject to
Tum'ah in the Din of Kibus? What does it preclude?
(a) What does the Tana say about ...
Answers to questions
(b) What is the Tana referring to when it concludes 'Zeh Chomer be'Chatas
- ... a garment, a sack-cloth, and skin? What do they all have in common?
- ... Kibus, Sheviras K'lei Cheres and Merikah u'Shetifah bi'Kelei Cheres?
(c) If "va'Asher Yizeh mi'Damah al ha'Beged" includes all garments, what do
we learn from the continuation of the Pasuk "Asher Yizeh Alehah Techabes"?
What does this come to include?
(d) What do we then learn from the word "Beged"?