REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous dafPesachim 119
(a) What are the hidden things referred to in the Pasuk in Yeshayah
'le'*Michseh* Atik' (Yeshayah)?
(b) What are the two connotations of 'Sisrei Torah'?
(c) How does the Gemara interpret the phrase "la'Menatzei'ach Mizmor
(d) How is this borne out by the Pasuk in Tehilim "va'Yomer le'Hashmidam,
Lulei Moshe *Bechiro* Amad ba'Peretz"?
(a) Why is Hashem's Hand spread open underneath the wings of the Cherubs?
(b) Yosef collected all the money from Egypt and Cana'an. Did he collect any
other money or was that all?
(c) What do we learn from the Pasuk "va'Yenatzlu es Mitzrayim" (Bo)?
(d) What are the two interpretations of the word "va'Yenatzlu"?
(a) What do the following have in common: Yisrael, Shishak King of Egypt,
Zerach King of Kush, Asa, King of Yehudah, Hadadrimon ben Tavrimon, Amon,
Yehoshafat, Sancheiriv and Chizkiyah?
(b) Who were the last four to have owned this vast wealth to date?
(c) According to Rebbi Chama b'Rebbi Chanina, one of the three treasures
hidden by Yosef is reserved for the Tzadikim in the days of Mashi'ach.
found the other two?
(a) To whom does the Pasuk in Koheles "Osher Shamur le'Ba'lav le'Ra'aso"
(b) To what does the Pasuk in Korach "ve'Eis Kol *ha'Yekum Asher be'Raglav*"
(c) How many white-mules-full of what did Korach possess?
(a) Who participated in the recital of "Odcha" (of Hallel), which was said
phrase by phrase in rotation?
Answers to questions
(b) Who is the 'cornerstone whom the builders despised'?
(c) What is the gist of the paragraph on a nut-shell?
(a) 'Makom she'Nahagu li'Chepol Yichpol'.
What does this mean?
(b) Some recite a Berachah over Hallel, others do not.
Does this refer to
the Berachah *before* Hallel or the Berachah *after* Hallel?
(c) How do we know this?
(d) 'Rebbi Kofel Bah Devarim; Rebbi Elazar ben Perata Mosif Bah Devarim'.
What is the difference between Kofel and Mosif?
(a) On which day will Hashem organise a Se'udah for the Tzadikim?
(b) The Kos shel Berachah however, will cause a problem. Why will 1.
Avraham; 2. Yitzchak; 3. Ya'akov; 4. Moshe and 5. Yehoshua all not want
(c) In the context of the current Sugya, who said the Pasuk in Hallel "Kos
Yeshu'os *Esa*, u've'Shem Hashem Ekra", and what was he saying?
(a) What is the meaning of 'Ein Maftirin Achar ha'Pesach Afikoman' according
to Rav, who explains 'she'Lo Ye'akru me'Chaburah la'Chaburah'? Why is it
(b) Shmuel explains 'Kegon Urdila'i Li ve'Gozlos le'Aba'.
How does *he*
interpret the Mishnah? Is he more lenient than Rav or stricter than him?
(c) Why did he pick on the two items 'Urdila'i' and 'Gozlos'?
(d) What do we learn from the Pasuk 'le'Mashchah'?
(a) Who was Aba?
(b) What did Rav have in common with Rebbi?
(a) What does Rav Yehudah Amar Shmuel mean when he says 'Ein Maftirin Achar
(b) If that is so, then why does our Mishnah mention Pesach and not Matzah?
(c) The Gemara attempts to prove Shmuel's statement from the Beraisa:
'ha'Sufganin ve'ha'Duvshanin ve'ha'Iskeritin Adam Memalei Kereiso Meihen,
u'Vilevad she'Yochal Kezayis ba'Acharonah'.
What is the proof from there?
(d) How is this proof repudiated? Why might 'ba'Acharonah' not be taken
(a) What does the Afikoman represent?
Answers to questions
(b) Then why do we recite the Berachah over Matzah when we first eat it and
not before eating the Afikoman?