REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous dafShabbos 88
(a) That Galilean Darshened above Rav Chisda 'Berich Rachmana, de'Yahav
Uryan Telisa'i, le'Am Telisa'i, Al Yedei Telisa'i, be'Yom Telisa'i
What does this mean?
(b) Whose opinion does this follow?
(a) What do we learn from the Pasuk in Yisro "va'Yisyatzvu be'Sachtis
ha'Har"? What did Hashem say to them there?
(b) Why is this a 'Moda'a Rabah le'Oraysa'? What does this mean"?
(c) What do we learn from the Pasuk in Esther "Kiymu ve'Kiblu ha'Yehudim"?
(d) Why was the earth first afraid and then tranquil? What does this have
to do with the Pasuk in Bereishis "Vayehi Erev, Vayehi Voker, Yom
(a) What happened when Yisrael proclaimed 'Na'aseh' before 'Nishma'?
(b) And what happened when they sinned by the Golden Calf?
(c) What do we learn from the fact that straight after they removed their
crowns, the Torah writes "u'Moshe Yikach es ha'Ohel"?
(d) What do we learn from the Pasuk in Yeshayah "u'Feduyei Hashem Yeshuvun,
u'Va'u le'Tzi'on be'Rinah, ve'Simchas Olam Al Rosham"?
(a) What did the Heavenly voice announce, when Yisrael proclaimed 'Na'aseh'
(b) What do we learn from the Pasuk in Tehilim "Borchu Hashem Mal'achav ...
*Osei* Devaro, *Lashmi'a* be'Kol Devaro"?
(a) Why are Yisrael compared to an apple-tree (according to Tosfos DH
'Piryo' - it refers to an Esrog-tree)?
Answers to questions
(b) What did that Tzedoki say to Rava, when he saw blood oozing from the
finger on which he was subconsciously sitting, whilst learning?
(c) What is the significance of the Pasuk in Mishlei that Rava quoted him
in response "Tumas Yesharim Tanchem, ve'Selef Bogdim Yeshadem"?
(a) How do we explain the Pasuk in Shir ha'Shirim "Libavtini Achosi Chalah,
Libavtini me'Achas me'Einayich"?
(b) To what does the Pasuk in Shir ha'Shirim refer when it says "Ad
she'ha'Melech bi'Mesibo, Nerdi Nasan Reicho"?
(c) What do we learn from the fact that Shlomoh ha'Melech uses the word
"Nasan" and not "Hisri'ach".?
(d) About whom is it written (in Shoftim) "ve'Ohavav ke'Tzeis ha'Shemesh
(a) What do we learn from the Pasuk in Yirmiyah "u'che'Patish Yefotzetz
(b) Why are the words of Torah compared to 'Negidim' (rulers)? What does
that have to do with the 'Maiminim Bah and the Masme'ilim Bah'?
(c) What do we learn from the Pasuk in Shir ha'Shirim "Tzeror ha'Mor Dodi
Li, Bein Shadai Yalin"?
(d) And what do we learn from the Pasuk in Shir ha'Shirim "Eshkol ha'Kofer
Dodi Li, be'Karmei Ein Gedi"?
(a) What do we learn from the Pasuk ...
(b) And what do we learn from the Pasuk ...
- ... "Lechayav ka'Arugas ha'Bosem"?
- ... "Sifvosav Shoshanim, Notfos Mor Over"? Where did the spices go?
(c) What impact did Hashem's revelation by the Aseres ha'Dibros, have on
- ..."Nafshi Yatz'ah be'Dabro"?
- ... "Geshem Nedavos Tanif" ... (Tehilim)?
(d) How did they get back into position in time for the next Dibur?
(a) Why did the Angels initially object when they found Moshe, who had come
to receive the Torah, among them?
(b) What argument did they then present, when Moshe replied that he had
come to receive the Torah?
(c) What is the significance of the 974 generations?
(d) Moshe was initially afraid of getting burned by their breath, so Hashem
instructed him to take hold of His Throne of Glory.
How did he then
counter the angels' claim (Egypt, people, work, business, Yeitzer ha'Ra)?
(a) How do we know that the Angels conceded that Moshe was right?
Answers to questions
(b) What do we learn from the Pasuk in Tehilim "Alisa la'Marom, Shavisa
Shevi, Lakachta Matanos ba'Adam"? What does "Shevi" refer to?
(c) What gift did the Angel of Death give Moshe, and when did he put it to