REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous dafShabbos 63
(a) According to the Chachamim, a man who goes out into the street wearing
weapons on Shabbos, is Chayav Chatas.
What does Rebbi Eliezer say about
this, and what is his reasoning?
(b) What is the Chachamim's counter-argument, and why does Rebbi Eliezer
disagree with them? What does Abaye mean when he compares Rebbi's reasoning
to a 'Sheraga be'Tihara'?
(c) How does Shmuel, who says 'Ein Bein Olam ha'Zeh li'Yemos ha'Mashi'ach
Ela Shibud Galiyos Bilevad', disagree with Abaye?
(d) Rebbi Chiya bar Aba disagrees with Shmuel.
Why does *he* say?
(a) In the second Lashon, Shmuel conforms with Rebbi Eliezer, and Rebbi
Chiya bar Aba does not.
What did Rebbi Eliezer reply to the Chachamim
in the second Lashon?
(b) What has the Pasuk in Tehilim "Chagor Charbecha al Yarech, Gibor,
Hodcha va'Hadarecha!" got to do with this?
(c) How do the Chachamim interpret this Pasuk, and does Rebbi Eliezer agree
with their Derashah?
(d) How do we learn from Rav Kahana that 'Ligmar Einash ve'Hadar Lisbar'?
(a) What does 'Shnei Talmidei Chachamim ha'Mechadedim Zeh la'Zeh
(b) What reward will they receive, and what are the conditions?
(c) According to one opinion, they will subsequently merit Torah. According
to Rav Nachman bar Yitzchak, they will merit the things that were said
'bi'Yeminah shel Torah'.
What are they?
(d) What is the reward for someone who learns Torah 'she'Lo li'Shemah'?
(e) What else, besides 'li'Shemah and she'Lo li'Shemah, might "bi'Yeminah
(a) What do we learn from the Pasuk in Mal'achi
1. ... "Az *Nidberu* Yir'ei Hashem Ish el Re'eihu, va'Yakshev Hashem
va'Yishma"? What are the two meanings of "Nidberu"?
(b) What do we learn from the Pasuk in Koheles ...
2. ... "u'le'Choshvei Shemo"?
1. ..."Shomer Mitzvah Lo Yeida Davar Ra"?
(c) What do we learn from the Pasuk in Shir ha'Shirim ...
2. ... "ba'Asher Diber Melech Shilton, u'Mi Yomar lo mah Ta'aseh" ...
(which comes immediately before it)?
1. ... "ha'Yosheves ba'Ganim, Chaverim Makshivim, le'Kolcha Hashmi'ini"?
(d) What do we learn from the Pasuk "ve'Diglu Alai Ahavah" - and what are
the two conditions attached?
2. ... "Berach Dodi, u'Demei etc."?
(a) Rebbi Aba, who is the author of the previous two statements, also said
'Gadol ha'Malveh Yoser min ha'Oseh Tzedakah'.
Answers to questions
Why is this?
(b) Which Mitzvah is even greater than lending a poor man?
(c) Which is preferable: a pious, unlearned Jew, or a Talmid-Chacham who
'takes revenge like a snake', and why is that?
(a) What do we learn from the Pasuk in Iyov ...
What are the two ways of explaining the Pasuk in Koheles "Semach Bachur
be'Yaldusecha ..... ve'Da Ki al Kol Eleh Yeviacha Hashem ba'Mishpat"?
1. ... "Lamas me'Re'eihu Chased"?
(b) How did the man attempt to pacify that woman who came to bake by him,
after his dog had barked at her?
2. ... "ve'Yir'as Shakai Ta'azov"?
(c) What was the woman's reply?
(a) 'Biris Tehorah, ve'Yotzin Bah be'Shabbos' - Mishnah).
What is the
equivalent Din by Kevalim?
(b) Why can 'Biris' not mean a bracelet?
(c) Ravin maintained that a Biris was worn on one calf; and Kevalim, on
How does that explain the Halachic differences between them (see
Tosfos DH 'Biris')?
(a) Rav Huna disagrees with Ravin. According to him, both Biris and Kevalim
were worn on both legs.
Then what is the difference between them?
(b) Why then are their Dinim different?
(c) What gives Kevalim the Din of Tashmish Adam?
(a) How were the words 'Kodesh la'Hashem' engraved on the Tzitz (Machlokes
(b) Why can we not learn from the Tzitz, that whatever is woven, is Tamei,
however small it is (since the Tzitz was less than three by three
(c) Then what *do* we learn from the Tzitz?
(a) What do we learn from "O Beged" - written in Vayikra, in connection
with Tum'as Sheretz?
Answers to questions
(b) What do we learn from "Kol K'li Ma'aseh" - written in Bamidbar, in
connection with Tum'as Mes?
(c) How do we apply this latter Din to Tum'as Sheretz, since Tum'as Mes is
more stringent than Tum'as Sheretz?