REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous daf Bava Kama 100
(a) Rav Yosef quotes a Beraisa which explains the Pasuk in Yisro
"ve'Hoda'ata Lahem es ha'Derech Asher Yeilchu Bah ve'es ha'Ma'aseh Asher
Ya'asun". "ve'Hoda'ata Lahem", 'Zeh Beis Chayeihem'.
What does 'Beis
Chayeihem' refer to?
(b) The Tana learns from "es ha'Derech", 'Zu Gemilus Chasadim'.
he learn from ...
(c) And he learns from "ve'es ha'Ma'aseh", 'Zeh ha'Din'.
- ... "Yeilchu"?
- ... "Bah"?
What does he
learn from "Asher Ya'asun"?
(d) Having taught Gemilus Chasadim, why did Yisro find it necessary to add
- ... Bikur Cholim?
- ... Kevurah?
(a) What did Resh Lakish say to Rebbi Elazar (who was a banker - see Tosfos
DH 'Achvi Dinar') when he gave him a coin to examine?
(b) Rebbi Elazar cited Resh Lakish himself who connected this with Rebbi
To which Halachah of Rebbi Meir was he referring?
(c) On what grounds did Rebbi Elazar query Resh Lakish?
(d) What did Resh Lakish reply?
(a) What does Rebbi Meir say about a Dayan who vindicates the guilty party,
obligates the innocent party, declares Tamei what is Tahor or Tahor what is
(b) This Mishnah cannot be Rebbi Meir's source for 'Diyna de'Garmi', because
of Rebbi Ila'a Amar Rav's interpretation.
What did Rebbi Ila'a Amar Rav
(c) How does 'Nasa ve'Nasan be'Yad apply to the case of ...
- ... 'Zikah es ha'Chayav'?
- ... 'Chiyev es ha'Zakai'?
- ... 'Timei es ha'Tahor'?
- ... 'Tiher es ha'Tamei'?
(a) What does Rebbi Meir rule in the following Mishnayos ...
(b) Why can neither of these Mishnayos be Rebbi Meir's source for Diyna
- ... later on the Daf ' ... li'Tzevo'a Lo Adom, ve'Tzav'o Shachor, Shachor, ve'Tzav'o Adom'?
- ... in the Mishnah in Kil'ayim 'ha'Mesachech Gafno al-Gabei Tevu'aso shel Chaveiro'?
(a) His source for 'Diyna de'Garmi' is actually a Beraisa.
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partition wall dividing between his vines and his neighbor's crops became
breached, what does the Tana quote the latter as saying to the former (see
Tosfos DH 'Omer Lo G'dor')?
(b) At which stage will both the vines and the crops become Kil'ayim?
(c) Rebbi Meir rules that if the owner of the vineyard fails to respond to
the two warnings, both become forbidden.
What does he add, proving that he
holds 'Diyna de'Garmi'?
(a) Our Mishnah rules that if a dyer burns the wool that he has been given
to dye, he must pay for the wool.
Why does the Tana not obligate him to
pay the Sh'vach, like he does in the following case?
(b) If he succeeded in dyeing the wool, but made a poor job of it, under
which circumstances does the owner pay the dyer ...
(c) Why does the dyer not pay the owner for his wool, like he did in the
- ... his expenses?
- ... the Sh'vach (the amount that the wool increased in value due to the dyeing?
(a) According to Rebbi Meir, if the owner gave the dyer the wool in order to
dye it red and he dyed it black, or vice-versa, the dyer pays for the wool,
as we have already learned a number of times.
We learned in our Mishnah that, if the dyer made a poor job of the dyeing,
then he pays the lesser of the improvement of the wool and the dyer's
expenses. Rav Nachman Amar Rabah bar Shmuel explains the Lashon 'Tzav'o
Ka'ur' to mean Kalbus, which the latter explained as 'Kafra Dudi'.
Why is that?
(b) What does Rebbi Yehudah say?
(c) Seeing as Rebbi Yehudah too, agrees that Shinuy is Koneh, on what basis
does he argue with Rebbi Yehudah?
does 'Kufra Dudi' mean?
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