REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous dafPesachim 106
PESACHIM 106 - dedicated by Uri Wolfson in honor of his Chavrusa, Rav
Mordechai Rabin of Har Nof.
(a) After learning the obligation to recite Kidush by day, from the Pasuk
"Zachor es Yom ha'Shabbos le'Kadesho", the Tana asks from where we learn the
obligation by night. This is wrong for two reasons.
What are they?
(b) What do we really learn from the Pasuk as such?
(c) From where do we learn Kidush by day?
(d) What does Kidush by day comprise, and why do we need to recite it?
(a) When Rav Ashi arrived in Mechuza, and they honored him with 'Kidusha
Rabah', he did not know what that was.
What is 'Kidusha Rabah', and why is
it called by that name?
(b) How did Rav Ashi escape from his predicament?
(c) Which Pasuk from Koheles did he quote regarding himself?
(d) What would Rav Ashi have done had that old man not bent down to drink
the wine when he did?
(a) How did Rebbi Zeira interpret the words of Rebbi Chiya's sons, who said
that Havdalah may be recited during the entire week?
Answers to questions
(b)Why must we explain 'until Wednesday' as being exclusive?
(c) In which way does the distinction between the two halves of the week
apply to Gitin as well?
(d) Why does the concession of reciting Havdalah until Tuesday not extend to
the Berachah of 'Ner'?
(a) Rav Beruna quoting Rav, forbids someone who has already washed his hands
(for bread) to recite Kidush.
Why is that?
(b) What will he have to do if, in spite of that, he does recite Kidush
after washing his hands?
(c) Will he be obligated to wash his hands again if he heard Kidush from
(d) May someone who has washed his hands (for bread) recite Havdalah?
(a) What did Rav himself sometimes used to do that disproves Rav Beruna's
(b) According to this, does someone who washed his hands before Kidush,
which he then recited over wine, need to wash them again?
(c) Then why do we not do this Lechatchilah?
(d) May someone who has no wine make Havdalah over bread?
(a) What should someone do if he ate on Friday night without reciting
(b) Rav Yirmiyah bar Aba forgot one Motza'ei Shabbos, and ate before
What did he then do when they brought him a cup of wine to
(c) On what grounds did the wife of Rav Asi (his host) complain?
(d) What did Rav Asi tell his wife that put her mind at ease?
(a) In Rav Yosef's opinion, Shmuel holds 'Ta'am, Eino Mekadesh, Ta'am, Eino
Answers to questions
What does Rabah in the name of Rav Nachman, quote him as saying?
(b) How does Rava rule in this regard?