REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous daf Zevachim 94
ZEVACHIM 94 - (14 Elul) - This Daf has been dedicated in honor of the
Yahrzeit of Yisrael (son of Chazkel and Miryam) Rosenbaum by his son and
daughter and families, and in memory of Sheina Basha (daughter of Yakov and
Dora) Zuckerman, who passed away on 10 Elul, by her children and sons in
(a) What makes a flayed skin more fit to become Tamei more than one that is
(b) What does S'tam Beged comprise?
(c) What does Rebbi Elazar in the Beraisa, learn from ...
- ... "Asher Alehah Techabes"?
- ... "Beged"?
(a) In which point does Rebbi Elazar disagree with Rebbi Yehudah?
(b) What is his source for that?
(c) What is Rebbi Yehudah's source? Where do we find a Beged that is not
subject to Tum'ah without the owner's Machshavah?
(a) This is Abaye's explanation.
How does Rava establish the Machlokes
even by a Beged that is more than three Etzba'os by three Etzba'os? What
makes it 'Ra'uy' according to Rebbi Yehudah?
(b) How will Rava reconcile this with the Halachah that one Machshavah
cannot negate another?
(c) Alternatively, Rava establishes the Machlokes by an Utzva? What is an
(d) What determines whether it is subject to Tum'ah or not?
(a) In which case do Rebbi Yehudah and Rebbi Shimon then argue?
(b) We support this with a statement by Rebbi Shimon ben Menasyah in a
What does Rebbi Shimon ben Menasyah say about an Utzva that the
owner specifically intended to cut?
(c) We learned in our Mishnah that only a Beged that is Ra'uy Lekabel Tum'ah
(implying that it lacks Machshavah) requires Kibus.
Who is the author of
(d) What does the Tana mean when he adds 've'Ra'uy le'Kibus? What is he
coming to preclude?
(a) The Mishnah in Shabbos permits the removal of spit or Tzo'ah from a
cloth cushion using a (dry) rag.
What does the Tana say about removing it
from a leather cushion?
(b) How does Abaye initially resolve this contradiction?
(c) The source for this is a Beraisa, where the Tana Kama (in connection
with the blood of a Chatas) requires Beged and Sak to be washed, and a
vessel and leather to be scraped.
What does Acherim say?
(d) Like which Tana did Rav Chiya bar Ashi then hold when he testified that
he would often wash Rav's shoes on Shabbos with water?
(a) Rava asks from the Pasuk in Tazri'a "ve'ha'Beged O ha'Shesi ... O Kol
K'li Or Asher Techabes". How does he therefore establish ...
Answers to questions
(b) How will we then establish Rebbi Chiya bar Ashi?
- ... the Pasuk and our Mishnah?
- ... the Machlokes between Acherim and the Rabbanan?
(c) On what grounds did Rava retract from this explanation? What is a 'Kli
(d) So how does he explain the Beged Or in the Pasuk? If it incorporates
hard leather, what is the point in washing it?
(a) What problem does Rava have with the Mishnah in Shabbos 'Haysah shel Or,
Nosen Alehah Mayim ad she'Tichlah'? How does he know that the Tana is
speaking about soft leather?
(b) So how does he explain it?
(c) We learned earlier that Rav Chiya bar Ashi testified 'Sachsichi
What does 'Sachsichi' mean?
(d) Why was he not permitted to make Kiskus?
(a) If there is no Kibus without Kiskus, then why does the Mishnah in
Shabbos not permit washing the dirt off the cloth cushion by pouring water
(b) Rava follows his reasoning elsewhere.
What did he say about throwing
- ... a 'Sudar' into water?
- ... flax-seeds into water?
(a) In the latter case, why can Rava not be referring to the Melachah of
(b) What happens to flax seeds in water that does not happen to wheat and
(c) What forces us to retract from the suggestion that the Chiyuv is because
of gluing them together (a Toldah of sewing)?
(d) So which Melachah *does* one contravene?
(a) What did Rava mean when he Darshened 'Mutar Lechabes Man'al be'Shabbos'?
(b) What objection did Rav Papa raise?
(c) When did he raise it?
(d) What was Rava's reaction to Rav Papa's objection?
(a) From where does the Beraisa learn that garments that absorbed the blood
of the Chatas must be washed in the Azarah?
(b) What does the Tana learn from the "Vav" in ...
(c) The Mishnah concludes 'Zeh Chomer be'Chatas mi'Kodshei Kodshim'.
- ... "*u*'K'li Cheres Asher Tevushal Bo Yishaver"?
- ... "*ve*'Im bi'Ch'li Nechoshes Bushalah u'Morak ve'Shutaf ba'Mayim"?
do we initially explain the Tana's omission in the Mishnah of the Chumra ...
(d) Which three Chumros definitely pertain to Chatas exclusively?
- ... that the blood of Chata'os Chitzoniyos is taken into the Heichal, it becomes Pasul (but not of other Kodshei Kodshim)?
- ... that Chata'os alone atone for Chayvei K'riysus?
- ... that Chata'os require four Matanos on the four Keranos, as opposed to the Shetayim she'Hein Arba of other Korbanos?
(e) Then why does the Tana not insert them?
(a) According to our Mishnah, what does one do with a garment on which blood
of a Chatas is squirted, or an earthenware or copper vessel in which a
Chatas is cooked, and which is subsequently taken outside the Azarah?
(b) And what does do if, in addition, Tum'ah occurred to the ...
(c) Why is all this is necessary?
- ... garment?
- ... earthenware vessel?
- ... the copper vessel?
(a) Bearing in mind that the Torah prescribes washing the "Beged", how can
one tear it before washing it (since a torn Beged is no longer a Beged)?
Answers to questions
(b) How do we reconcile this with Rav Huna, who maintains that if enough of
a Tamei garment remains intact to be used as an apron, it retains its