REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous dafYoma 13
(a) Seeing as the Rabbanan agree with Rebbi Yehudah in our Mishnah - that we
are concerned that the Kohen Gadol may become Tamei, why do they argue with
him with regard to worrying that his wife may die?
(b) The Rabbanan counter Rebbi Yehudah (in our Mishnah, who argues that, if
we are worried about *one* wife dying, why should we not also worry about
How does Rebbi Yehudah contend with that?
(c) If the Rabbanan do not want to contend with the possibility of death,
because of 'Im Kein, Ein le'Davar Sof', why do they contend with the
possibility that the Kohen Gadol may become Tamei? Why should we not say
there too, 'Ein le'Davar Sof' - that maybe both Kohanim will become Tamei?
(d) Then what is the point of preparing a deputy?
(a) What is the problem with learning that the Kohen Gadol prepares a second
(b) We conclude that he marries her and divorces her again.
- ... but does not actually marry her yet?
- ... and marries her before performing the Avodah on Yom Kipur?
Why can this
cannot be explained literally?
(c) So we interpret it to mean that he divorces her, but with a condition.
Why can this not mean on condition ...
- ... that she dies?
- ... that she does not die?
(a) If he stipulated that the Get should be effective if either of the two
women dies, it is not a Get - irrespective of whether one of them dies or
Answers to questions
Why is that?
(b) What is the difference whether a man stipulates when giving a Get - that
she may not drink wine for as long as *she* lives, or whether he says as
long as *so-and-so* lives?
(a) We finally establish our Mishnah when he divorces *both* wives on
condition, the one, on condition that the other one does not die.
condition does he divorce the second one?
(b) What will happen if the second wife is about to die whilst he is
performing the Avodah?
(c) On the basis of the Derashah that we made earlier (that "Beiso" means
only *one* wife), what does the Gemara ask from "Yevimto" in Ki Seitzei ?
(d) How do we answer that Kashya?
(a) What do we learn from the Pasuk "ha'Chutzah" (ibid)?
(b) What would we have otherwise have thought?
(a) What do we learn from the Pasuk ...
(b) From where do we learn that a Kohen Gadol who is an Onan may not eat
Kodshim (in spite of the fact that he does serve)?
- ... in Emor "le'Aviv u'le'Imo Lo Yitam'a u'Min ha'Mikdash Lo Yeitzei ve'Lo Yechalel ... "?
- ... "Lo Achalti ve'Oni Mimenu"?
(c) Rebbi Yehudah says 'Kol ha'Yom'.
How does Rava initially interpret
(a) If a Kohen is bringing a Korban on the Mizbe'ach, when he receives
information that one of his relatives died, Rebbi Yehudah holds that he stop
immediately. What does Rebbi Yossi say?
Answers to questions
(b) Why does this force us to retract from our initial interpretation of
Rebbi Yehudah's statement 'Kol ha'Yom'?
(c) So how *do* we interpret it?