REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous daf Chagigah 27
CHAGIGAH 27 (Grand Siyum of Moed!) - dedicated by Rabbi Ari and Esther
Maryles of Chicago in memory of his grandfather, Rav Shimon Maryles zt'l. He
survived the destruction of European Jewry, living through immense suffering
with endless trust in Hashem, and he rebuilt a family committed to Torah and
(a) What Halachah (in Hilchos Tum'ah) do we learn from the Pasuk in Yechezkel
"ha'Mizbei'ach Eitz Shalosh Amos Gavo'ah ... va'Yedaber Elai, 'Zeh
ha'Shulchan Asher Lifnei Hashem' "?
What does Rebbi Eliezer in our Mishnah learn from ...
(b) What is irregular about this Pasuk?
(c) What do Rebbi Yochanan and Resh Lakish learn from this?
- ... the Pasuk in Yisro "Mizbach Adamah Ta'aseh Li"?
- ... the Pasuk in Bamidbar (regarding the holy vessels carried by the B'nei Kehas) "ha'Menorah ve'ha'Mizbechos"?
(a) According to our Mishnah, the Chachamim's response to Rebbi Eliezer, who
precludes the two Mizbechos from Tum'ah because they are considered joined to
the ground, is 'Mipnei she'Hein Metzupin'.
What is wrong with that
(b) How do we initially amend it?
(c) Alternatively, we answer 'Rabanan le'Rebbi Eliezer ka'Amri'.
(a) What 'Kal va'Chomer does Rebbi Avahu Amar Resh Lakish derive from the
***** Hadran Alach Chomer ba'Kodesh u'Selika Lah Maseches Chagigah *****
(b) What does he learn from the Pasuk in Yirmiyah "ha'Lo Koh Devarai
(c) And what 'Kal va'Chomer' does Resh Lakish derive from the surface of the
(d) What does he learn from the Pasuk in Shir ha'Shirim "ke'Felach ha'Rimon
Rakasech? How does he interpret the word "Rakasech"?
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