REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous dafShabbos 141
(a) Stubble is lying on a bed on which one now wishes to sleep. Why may one
not move it - conventionally - to arrange it on the bed?
(b) Is there any way in which arranging the stubble would be permitted?
(c) In which two situations would it be permitted to move it even with
(d) What is the difference between an amateur clothes-press and a
professional one - as regards opening and closing it on Shabbos?
(a) How is Rav Nachman, who permits pulling a detached radish out of the
ground - provided the wide end is showing above the ground, but not if the
narrow end is showing - proved wrong from our Mishnah?
(b) Rav Yehudah permits grinding peppers with the back of a knife.
does he qualify this?
(c) What does Rava say about that?
(a) What does Rav Yehudah say about someone who swims in a river on
(b) Why then, does he permit going into the water at all on Shabbos -
seeing as he moves the water with his body?
(a) Why does the Gemara initially forbid wiping one's muddy shoe against a
wall (even though this is permitted on the ground)?
(b) What is Rava's objection to this statement, and what does *he* hold?
(c) Rav Papa ultimately permits both. What does Mar Brei de'Ravina hold,
and what does he advocate one does when his shoes become muddy?
(a) What does Rava mean when he says that one should not sit by the 'mouth
of the Lechi' (of a Mavuy) on Shabbos, and why not?
(b) Why may one not arrange a barrel on the ground on Shabbos, to sit on?
(c) Why is it forbidden to stop up the mouth of a jug with cloths?
(a) Which two options does one have, to remove mud from a garment on
Answers to questions
(b) Why does this not constitute Libun?
(c) The Beraisa permits the removal of wet mud from a shoe on Shabbos by
using the back of a knife.
How is Rebbi Yanai quoted as qualifying this?
(d) That old man preferred the Beraisa of Rebbi Chiya.
What does Rebbi
Chiya's Beraisa say about removing wet mud from a shoe?
(a) It is forbidden to rub oil on one's foot whilst wearing a shoe. Why is
(b) Is one permitted ...
(c) When will even this latter case be forbidden?
- ... to roll on a leather mat after rubbing oil on one's body?
- ... to put on a shoe after having rubbed oil on one's foot?
(d) May one rub oil on a shoe to make it shine?
(a) What is the difference between a small man wearing a larger man's
shoes, and wearing his undershirt?
(b) May he wear his coat?
(c) Is a woman permitted to go out with ...
(d) What is the Din regarding performing Chalitzah with a torn shoe?
- ... a torn shoe?
- ... new shoes?
(a) How do we (according to Rava) resolve the Beraisa, which permits the
removal of a shoe from a shoe-form (used for shoe-repairs), with the
Beraisa which prohibits it?
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(b) Abaye forbids moving a 'Davar she'Melachto le'Isur' le'Tzorech Mekomo.
How does he explain the Beraisa which permits taking the shoe from the
shoe-form (even though one cannot avoid moving the shoe-form)?
(c) On the other hand, how does Rava, who permits a 'Davar she'Melachto
le'Isur' le'Tzorech Mekomo, explain Rebbi Yehudah, who, in a Beraisa,
restricts the Heter to remove the shoe to when it is loose, and can be
removed without moving the shoe-form?
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(a) Rava rules that, someone who carries a child who is wearing a purse
around his neck, is Chayav for carrying the purse.
Why is he not also
Chayav for the child?
(b) Why is the purse not Batel to the child - like the bed is Batel to a
corpse that one carries out on it?
(c) Why does Rava rule in the equivalent case, but where the child is dead,
that one is Patur.
Why is he not Chayav for carrying the corpse?
(a) How does Rava reconcile his Din (in 10a) with our Mishnah, which does
not apparently consider that one is carrying the stone, when it permits a
father to carry his son who is holding a stone in his hand - in the
Answers to questions
(b) Then why does Rava forbid the equivalent case when the child is
holding, not a stone, but a coin?
(c) What have we learnt in a Beraisa which bears out Rava's Din?