REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous dafPesachim 92
(a) Both an Onan and a Mechusar Kipurim require Tevilah before they are
permitted to eat Kodshim.
What is the source for this?
(b) Why is an Onan permitted to eat his Pesach (on the following night), but
not other Kodshim that he may have brought that day?
(c) Someone who receives news of the death of one of his relations (who died
some time earlier), as well as someone who collects the bones of his parents
to bury in the family grave-yard, must also Tovel and eat the Pesach.
status do these have as regards Aveilus?
(d) According to Beis Shamai, a convert too, Tovels immediately, and eats
his Pesach the following night.
What do Beis Hillel say?
(a) How can our Tana permit someone who collects his parents' bones to eat
the Pesach that night? Why does he not require sprinkling with the ashes of
the Parah Adumah on the third and seventh day?
(b) Rebbi Yochanan explains that, even according to Beis Hillel, the Din of
Arel in our Mishnah is confined to a *non-Jewish* Arel (i.e. a convert); a
*Jewish* Arel who circumcises is permitted to Tovel immediately, and may
then eat the Pesach the following night.
Why is the Din of a convert more
stringent than that of a Jew?
(a) Chazal were strict and did not waive their prohibition even in the face
of Kares - by Arel (in our Mishnah), Haza'ah and Izmal.
What do the latter
(b) They did however, waive their prohibition by Onan (in our Mishnah),
Metzora and Beis ha'Peras.
What is the case of Metzora?
(c) What is the significance of the 'Chatzer ha'Chadashah' mentioned in
connection with Yehoshafat?
(a) With regard to Beis ha'Peras, the Tana in Chagigah tells us that Beis
Hillel and Shamai agree that one may search on behalf of people on their way
to bring the Pesach, but not on behalf of Kohanim who are on their way to
Does a Beis ha'Peras ever become permitted without needing to be examined?
What does 'search' mean? What are they searching for, why are
they searching for it, and what do they do when they finally find it?
(b) Why are we not concerned about Tum'as Ohel whilst he is walking through
(c) What distance from the spot where the grave was plowed up must be
considered a Beis ha'Peras?
(d) One may not examine a Beis ha'Peras for a Kohen who wants to eat
What must he do to get to his Terumah?
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(a) Is there any individual who did not bring the Pesach Rishon who does not
bring the Pesach Sheini?
(b) Seeing as everyone is Chayav to bring the Pesach Sheini (even Meizid),
why does the Torah specifically mention O'nes?
(c) What is termed a Derech Rechokah?
(d) According to Rav Sheshes, if someone who is far from Yerushalayim sends
a Sheliach to bring the Pesach on his behalf, he is not Yotze (just like
someone who is Tamei) and is obligated to bring the Pesach Sheini.
does Rav Nachman say?
(a) How does Rav Nachman prove his point from our Mishnah, which states 'Mi
she'Hayah Tamei O be'Derech Rechokah *ve'Lo Asah* es ha'Rishon, Ya'aseh es
(b) Rav Sheshes counters with the Lashon of the Mishnah in the Seifa, which
states 'Shagag O Ne'enas, *ve'Lo Asah es ha'Rishon*, Ya'aseh es ha'Sheini'.
How does Rav Sheshes explain the Lashon 've'Lo Asah es ha'Rishon' in the
Reisha and in the Seifa respectively?
(a) Rav Ashi substantiates Rav Sheshes' explanation from the fact that the
Tana adds in the Seifa 've'Eilu Chayavin be'Hikares'.
Answers to questions
What does he prove
(b) How does Rav Nachman refute Rav Ashi's proof?
(c) According to Rav Nachman, why does the Tana say 'Chayavin' in the Seifa,
seeing as, in his opinion, it only refers to Meizid?
(d) What proof does Rashi bring for Rav Nachman from the Tana's Kashya
'Lamah Ne'emar Derech Rechokah'?