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CHALAH PEREK 2

Mishnah 1

1)
(a) What does the Mishnah say about the grain of Chutz la'Aretz, regarding Chalah?
(b) How does he Darshen this from the Pasuk in Korach (in connection with Chalah) "el ha'Aretz Asher Ani Meivi Eschem Shamah"?
(c) According to Rebbi Eliezer, grain that leaves Eretz Yisrael for Chutz la'Aretz is Chayav Chalah. How does he learn this from the Pasuk there "Vehayah be'Ochlechem mi'Lechem ha'Aretz"?
(d) What does Rebbi Akiva say, based on the Pasuk "Shamah" (that we just quoted)?
(e) Like whom is the Halachah?

Mishnah 2

2)
(a) The Mishnah discusses earth in a boat that is traveling from Chutz la'Aretz to Eretz Yisrael. Under what circumstances is fruit that is planted in it is subject to Ma'asros and Shevi'is?
(b) What further condition does Rebbi Yehudah require (see Tos. Yom-Tov)?
(c) What does the Tana say about a dough that has been kneaded with fruit-juice or egg-water alone?
(d) Why ought one nevertheless not do this?
(e) And why is one permitted to eat it with Tamei hands (provided they are dry)?

Mishnah 3

3)
(a) What is the problem with separating Chalah naked?
(b) Under what circumstances is a woman then permitted to do so?
(c) Why is there no problem regarding the buttocks?
(d) Then why can't a man do the same thing?

4)
(a) The Tana Kama prefers a person who is Tamei and unable to Tovel, to make a few small doughs rather than one big one. Why is that? What constitutes a small dough?
(b) On what grounds does Rebbi Akiva then prefer him to make one large dough?
(c) Like whom is the Halachah?

Mishnah 4

5)
(a) What does the Mishnah say about two separate doughs of a Kav each, which touch each other?
(b) According to Rebbi Eliezer, in which other case will two doughs combine to become Chayav Chalah even without touching?
(c) When separating Chalah from one dough to cover a number of doughs, the doughs must be 'min ha'Mukaf'. What does this mean?
(d) In what way does the Din of 'min ha'Mukaf' differ from the above?
(e) Why does Rebbi Eliezer (later in the Perek) then require the dough in the middle (of less than a k'Beitzah) to touch the two outer ones?

Mishnah 5

6)
(a) What does the Mishnah say about someone who separates Chalah from flour?
(b) What is the source of this ruling?
(c) What must the Kohen then do with it?
(d) Why did the Chachamim not penalize the owner and permit the Kohen to retain it?

7)
(a) What does Rebbi Yehoshua say about the flour that the owner gives to the Kohen, assuming that it comprises the Shi'ur Chalah?
(b) Why is that?
(c) How did the Chachamim try to prove Rebbi Yehoshua wrong?
(d) Rebbi Yehoshua countered that the Talmid-Chacham concerned sinned and received his punishment. What did he mean when he added 've'Tikein la'Acheirim' (see Tos. Yom-Tov)?

Mishnah 6

8)
(a) The Tana gives the Shi'ur of the dough that is subject to Chalah as 'Chameishes Reva'im Kemach'. What does that mean? 'Reva'im' of what?
(b) Is the yeast counted in the Shi'ur?
(c) And how about the Subin (the fine bran) and the Mursan (the course bran)?
(d) Under what condition are they not counted in the Shi'ur (rendering the dough Patur)?

9)
(a) What is the source of the above Shi'ur?
(b) How many ...
1. ... Lugin are there in an Eifah?
2. ... Beitzim are there in a Log?
(c) If the Omer in the desert was seven Lugin plus one a fifth Beitzim, what happened to the Shi'ur when they arrived in Yerushalayim?
(d) And what happened when they came to Tzipori?

Mishnah 7

10)
(a) How much Chalah is a private person obligated to separate from his dough if he is baking ...
1. ... for himself?
2. ... for his son's wedding?
(b) And how much must a baker who is baking to sell to sell in his shop, separate?
(c) And how about a private woman who is baking to sell to the public?
(d) Under which circumstances, will a private individual need to separate only one forty-eighth?
(e) Why not even on purpose?

Mishnah 8

11)
(a) R. Eliezer permits taking Chalah from a Tahor dough to cover a Tamei one. On what grounds might it be forbidden?
(b) How does he prescribe doing it?
(c) What do the Chachamim instruct the owner to do?
(d) Like whom is the Halachah?

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