REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous dafEruvin 41
ERUVIN 41 - was generously dedicated by an anonymous donor in Los Angeles.
(a) When Tish'ah be'Av falls on Sunday, the restrictions of not eating two
cooked dishes and not eating meat or drinking wine on Erev Tish'ah be'Av
do not apply.
Which restrictions apply when Tish'ah be'Av falls on
(b) According to Rebbi Yehudah's testimony, what did Rebbi Akiva do, on
Tish'ah be'Av that fell on Friday, and why did he do that?
(c) What proof does Rebbi Yossi bring that one is forbidden to break one's
fast before nightfall - even on Shabbos?
(d) How do the Rabbanan refute his proof?
(a) What did Raban Gamliel rule with regard to fixing a Ta'anis on Rosh
Chodesh, Chanukah or Purim?
(b) What does one do if the series of fast-days began some time before?
(c) What did Rebbi Meir add in Raban Gamliel's name?
(d) What did Rebbi Yehoshua attempt to do after Rebbi Gamliel's death, and
on what grounds did Rebbi Yochanan ben Nuri object to that?
(a) What is then the problem with Ula ruling like Rebbi Yossi with regard
to Tish'ah be'Av that fell on Friday?
(b) How do we reconcile Ula with the above Beraisa?
(a) What is the significance of Rebbi Elazar b'Rebbi Tzadok's statement
that he was from the descendants of San'av ben Binyamin? In what regard
did he say this?
(b) What was his story, what was he coming to testify, and what do we
deduce from his statement with regard to a regular Tish'ah be'Av?
(c) Considering that Rebbi Elazar b'Rebbi Tzadok was a contemporary of
Raban Gamliel, what problem do we have with this?
(d) The Gemara differentiates between fasting on the day before a Yom-Tov
de'Rabanan and fasting on Erev Shabbos.
What is in fact, the difference
(a) What did Rav Yosef comment on Ula's ruling like Rebbi Yossi?
Hadran Alach 'ba'Kol Me'arvin'!
(b) Abaye tries to prove that Rav Yosef was indeed aware of this ruling,
and that he even agreed with it - from the statement issued earlier, with
regard to a Ta'anis that was fixed on Erev Shabbos, Rosh Chodesh, Chanukah
or Purim, and to which Rav Yosef, quoting Rav, added 'Zu Divrei Rebbi Meir
... Aval Chachamim Omrim, Mis'aneh u'Mashlim'.
What is his proof from
(c) How does the Gemara refute Abaye's proof?
(d) Assuming that there *is* a proof from there, why did Rav Huna not
quote Rav when Rabah initially asked him the Sha'aleh?
(e) What *is* the Gemara's final ruling in this matter?
Answers to questions
Perek Mi she'Hotzi'uhu
(a) How far is someone who has been forcibly removed from his Techum on
Shabbos permitted to walk?
(b) How far will he be permitted to walk if they return him to his
(c) If they deposit him in another town or inside a large enclosure, Raban
Gamliel and Rebbi Elazar ben Azaryah permit him to traverse the entire
Why is that?
(d) What do Rebbi Yehoshua and Rebbi Akiva hold in this case?
(a) To which of the above cases would one compare a ship that left the
Techum on Shabbos, and what would the Din then be there?
(b) What did Raban Gamliel reply, when they asked him about disembarking
from the ship which they believed had entered the new Techum only after
Shabbos had come in?
(a) Which three things cause a person to do what he does not want to do,
as well as to transgress the commands of his Creator, and why do we need
to know this?
(b) Which three people will not see the inside of Gehinom, and why is
(c) Why does ...
(d) Why do we need to know this?
- ... the Tana Kama of the Beraisa not include a bad wife?
- ... the second Tana nevertheless see fit to include her?
(a) Which three people are likely to die unexpectedly (even in the middle
of a conversation)?
(b) Why do we need to know this?
(a) From where do we know that someone who is taken forcibly out of his
Techum and then returned forcubly, is only permitted to walk four Amos?
(b) Then what Chidush does Shmuel come to teach us in this regard?
(c) Why is this not inherent in our Mishnah, where the Reisha speaks about
'mi'she'Hotzi'u', and the Seifa seems to continue and talks about
(a) Is someone who was taken forcibly outside the Techum permitted to go
beyond four Amos in order to relieve himself?
Answers to questions
(b) What will he then do if he is smart?
(c) What does Rav Papa say about a fruit that was deliberately carried
outside the Techum and returned?