Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
1) Others say that both Moshe Rabeinu and David ha'Melech both knew exactly when midnight was.
(a) Why then, did David require a harp?2)
(a) For which two reasons did David ha'Melech refer to himself as a Chasid?3)
(a) How could David call himself a Chasid, when elsewhere, he expresses doubts whether he was due to receive a portion in the World to Come?
4) The Rabbanan hold that one may recite the Shema until midnight.
(a) Do they hold in principle, like Rebbi Eliezer or like Rabbanan Gamliel?5)
(a) What should be a worker's order of priorities when he arrives home in the evening after work?6) According to Rebbi Yochanan, the obligation of putting Ge'ulah next to Tefilah applies to Ma'ariv as much as it does to Shachris.
(a) What does Rebbi Yehoshua ben Levi hold in this matter?7)
(a) Why is 'Hashkiveinu' not an interruption between 'Ga'al Yisrael' and Tefilah?8)
(a) What reward is due to someone who recites 'Ashrei' (Tehilah le'David) three times each day?The opening letters of all the Pesukim of Chapter 119 in Tehilim ("Ashrei Temimei Derech") follow the Alef-Beis eight times.
Hallel ha'Gadol contains the phrase "Nosein Lechem le'Chol Basar" (which is similar to "Posei'ach es Yadecha").
(d) Why then, did the Anshei Keneses ha'Gedolah choose "Ashrei" rather than one of them?9)
(a) If Micha'el is 'in one' and Gavriel 'in two', then how many would one ascribe to Eliyahu and the Angel of Death, and what are we talking about?10)
(a) From where do we learn the obligation to repeat the Shema before going to bed?