REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous daf Menachos 22
(a) ben Buchri, we said earlier, is coming to teach us that a Kohen who
donates a half-Shekel is not guilty of bringing Chulin to the Azarah.
(b) If not for T'nai Beis-Din, why, according to ben Buchri, would the
Kohanim not be permitted to use the salt?
(c) What does Rebbi Elazar b'Rebbi Shimon learn from the Pasuk in Vayikra
"Al ha'Eitzim Asher al ha'Eish Asher al ha'Mizbe'ach"? In what respect does
the Torah compare Eitzim to the Mizbe'ach?
(d) Rebbi Elazar ben Shamua learns from the same Hekesh that Eitzim, like
Mizbe'ach, must not have been used by a Hedyot.
How do we translate this
into practical terms? What does Rebbi Elazar ben Shamua require that Rebbi
Elazar b'Rebbi Shimon does not?
(a) When, in Seifer Sh'muel, Aravnah ha'Yevusi sold David Hamelech the Makom
ha'Mikdash, he also sold him the cattle with which he had been plowing.
What was David meant to do with them?
(b) One of the things included in the sale was "Morigin", which Ula
translates as 'Mitah shel Turbal', which Rav Yehudah defines as 'Iza
de'Kurk'sa de'Dasha bah Dashta'i'. Rav Yosef cites the Pasuk in Yeshayah
"Hinei Samtich *le'Morag* Charutz Chadash Ba'al Pifiyos"?
What in fact,
(c) How do we reconcile this with Rebbi Elazar ben Shamua, who requires new
wood to be used for the Korbanos?
(a) What does our Mishnah say about the Kometz of a Minchas Yisrael that
became mixed with ...
(b) What is the reason for these rulings?
- ... another Kometz?
- ... a Minchas Kohanim, a Minchas Kohen Mashi'ach or a Minchas Nesachim?
(c) On what grounds does Rebbi Yehudah invalidate a Kometz that became mixed
up with a Minchas Kohen Mashi'ach or a Minchas Nesachim?
(d) Why, in this last case, does the Tana say 'Pesulah' and not 'Pesulos'?
(a) The Mishnah in Zevachim validates blood that became mixed with water,
provided it still resembles blood.
Answers to questions
What does the Tana Kama say in a case
where it became mixed with ...
(b) Rebbi Yehudah disagrees with the latter ruling.
- ... wine?
- ... the blood of Beheimos or Chayos?
What does he say?
(a) Rebbi Yochanan explains that both Tana'im derive their respective
reasons from the same source.
What is the problem with the Pasuk in
Acharei-Mos "Ve'lakach mi'Dam ha'Par u'mi'Dam ha'Sa'ir"?
(b) What do the Rabbanan extrapolate from there? How does it explain their
opinion in the Mishnah in Zevachim?
(c) What does Rebbi Yehudah extrapolate from this Pasuk?
(a) How do the Rabbanan know that the Torah's reason is not because of 'Miyn
(b) And how does Rebbi Yehudah know that the Torah's reason is not because
of 'Ein Olin Mevatlin ... '?
(c) What problem do we still have with both the Rabbanan and Rebbi Yehudah?
(d) How do we solve the problem?
(a) What Kashya do we ask on Rebbi Yehudah in our Mishnah ('be'Minchas Kohen
Mashi'ach u've'Minchas Nesachim Pesulah she'Zu Belilasah Avah ... '), based
on Rebbi' Yehudah's own opinion in the Mishnah in Zevachim?
Answers to questions
(b) Rava answers that Rebbi Yehudah holds Kol she'Hu Miyn be'Miyno ve'Davar
Acher, Saleik es Miyno ke'Mi she'Eino ... '.
How does the principle end?
(c) What does it mean in our context?