REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous daf Chulin 112
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(a) Rav Dimi asked Rav Nachman whether it is permitted to place a jar of
salt beside a jar of milk stew.
Why might it be forbidden?
(b) What did he then ask the latter, after he replied that it was forbidden?
(c) What did Rav Nachman reply ...
(d) How did he subsequently explain his two rulings?
- ... to that?
- ... initially, when Rav Dimi asked him why he ruled differently in the two cases?
(a) What did Rav Chin'na b'rei de'Rava mi'Pashrunya rule in the case where a
dove fell into a jar of milk stew (which contains a lot of salt)?
(b) What did Rava exclaim when he heard that ruling?
(c) Why was it not forbidden because of Shmuel's principle 'Meli'ach Harei
Hu ke'Rose'ach' (in which case the dove ought to have absorbed some of the
taste of the milk stew)?
(a) We qualify Rav Chin'na's ruling, however, confining to where the bird is
What would be the Din if it was ...
(b) Under which other circumstances would it be forbidden even if its skin
was not cracked?
- ... roasted?
- ... raw but contained cracks in its skin?
(a) What does Rav Nachman Amar Shmuel say about a loaf of bread on which one
cut a piece of roasted meat?
(b) He only forbids it however, under three conditions. The meat must be red
and the juice must have gone right through the bread.
What is the third
(c) Shmuel would throw the bread to his dog.
What would Rav Huna do with
(d) If Rav Huna himself was forbidden to eat it, how could he give it to his
(e) What did Rava used to do?
(a) What does Rav Nachman say about placing a drip-tray underneath a piece
of roasting meat to collect the gravy?
Answers to questions
(b) How does one know when all the blood has drained?
(c) On what grounds does Rav Ashi refute this gauge?
(d) What can one then do to permit the gravy, according to Rav Ashi?
(e) Why does Rav Ashi mention specifically two grains of salt?
(a) Rav Acha b'rei de'Rav Ika queries Rav Ashi from the ruling of Shmuel
that we cited earlier, where he forbade the loaf on which one cut meat.
According to Rav Ashi, what ought Shmuel to have said?
(b) What did Rav Ashi reply?
(a) What does Rav Nachman say about birds and fish that have been salted
together in the same K'li?
(b) What would be the Din if the fish was salted together with Basar
(c) Why can he not be speaking about a K'li that has no holes for the blood
(d) If on the other hand, he is speaking about one which does, why is the
(a) What happened when Rav Mari bar Rachel was salting meat? What did he
discover among the batch of salted pieces?
(b) In what sort of vessel was he salting them?
(c) What does the Beraisa learn from the extra 'Hey' in the Pasuk in Shemini
(in connection with Sheratzim) "Eileh ha'Teme'im"?
(d) What did Rav Mari bar Rachel now ask Rava, based on this D'rashah?
(a) What was Rava's reply?
Answers to questions
(b) Why could we not learn this from Shmuel's principle 'Meli'ach Harei Hu
ke'Rose'ach ... '?