REVIEW QUESTIONS ON MISHNAYOS
Prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
of Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Yerushalayim
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Previous Perek ORLAH PEREK 3
(a) What do we learn from the Pasuk in Kedoshim (in connection with Orlah) ...
1. ... "va'Araltem Orlaso"?
2. ... "es Piryo"?
(b) What does one therefore do with a garment that has been dyed with the peels of Orlah?
(c) Is one permitted to benefit from it whilst it is being burned?
(a) If such a garment became mixed up with other garments, R. Meir requires them all to be burned. Why is that?
(b) What do the Chachamim say?
(c) Like whom is the Halachah?
(a) What does the Mishnah say about a thread that has been dyed with peels of Orlah. What size thread is the Tana talking about?
(b) What does Rebbi Meir say about a garment that contains such a thread which one is unable to identify?
(c) What do the Chachamim say?
(a) What is the Din regarding ...
1. ... the wool of a Bechor Behemah?
2. ... an unidentifiable thread of the wool of a Bechor that is woven into a garment?
(b) How do we reconcile this with the Seifa 'u've'Mukdashin Mekadshin Kol Shehen'?
(a) What do the hair of a Nazir and a donkey of Peter Chamor (after its neck has been broken) have in common?
(b) What do we learn from ...
1. ... the Pasuk in Naso "Kadosh Yih'yeh Gadeil Pera"?
2. ... the 'Gezeirah-Shavah' 'Arifah' 'Arifah' (from Eglah Arufah)?
(c) What does the Mishnah say about one of them that is woven and woven into a sack in a way that the Asur thread is unidentifiable?
Mishnah 4 & 5
(a) What happens to a dish that is cooked or to bread that is baked with peels of Orlah fruit?
(b) On what principle is this ruling based?
(c) What happens if the dish or the bread became mixed with others of the same kind?
(d) What will R. Meir (who argued with the Chachamim with regard to a garment under similar circumstances) hold in this case?
(a) The Mishnah obligates someone who has bundles of Tilsan (fenugreek) of K'lai ha'Kerem to burn them. What constitutes a bundle (Chavilah)?
(b) Should a bundles becomes mixed with other bundles, R. Meir requires them all to be burned irrespective of how many bundles of Heter there are. Why can one not sell them all to a Nochri, deducting the cost of the one Asur barrel (like Raban Shimon ben Gamliel says with regard to barrels of Yayin Nesech)?
(c) What do the Chachamim say regarding R. Meir's ruling?
(a) What will be the Din if one of these bundles falls into another batch of bundles?
(b) How will we reconcile this with the text that reads 'va'Acheiros ba'Acheiros'?
(a) R. Meir's reasoning throughout the Perek is based on the principle 'es she'Darko Limanos'. What does this mean?
(b) The Chachamim confine the list of things that are not subject to Bitul to six items. What does R. Akiva say?
(a) The Chachamm's list includes Egozei Perech, pomegranates from Baden, Chulfos T'radin (an entire beet [Tos. Yom-Tov; see also Tiferes Yisrael]) and Dala'as Yevanis. What is ...
1. ... 'Egozei Perech'?
2. ... 'Dala'as Yevanis'?
(b) What remaining item do the Chachamim include in the list?
(c) Which item does R. Akiva add to the above list?
(d) Is the Mishnah discussing Orlah or K'lai ha'Kerem?
(e) Like whom is the Halachah?
(a) What does the Mishnah say about coconuts of Orlah that are broken, pomegranates that have been broken up, wine barrels that are opened, pumpkins that have been cut and loaves that been broken into crumbs?
(b) Who is the author of this Mishnah?
(a) What distinction does the Tana draw between Safek Orlah in Eretz Yisrael and in Syria?
(b) What is the reason for this distinction?
(c) What is an example of Safek Orlah?
(d) Considering that David Hamelech captured Syria, why is Orlah not min ha'Torah?
(a) The Chachamim decreed Orlah in Chutz la'Aretz too. What is the difference between Safek Orlah in Syria and Safek Orlah in Chutz la'Aretz?
(b) What Chumra do they still share?
(a) What distinction does the Tana draw between purchasing vegetables from outside a vineyard in Eretz Yisrael that has vegetables growing in it, and one in Syria?
(b) What Chumra do they share?
(c) What does the Tana learn from the Pasuk in Emor (in connection with Chadash) "ve'Lechem ... Lo Sochlu ... be'Chol Moshvoseichem"?
(a) What does he finally say about Orlah and Kil'ayim respectively, in Chutz la'Aretz?
(b) Then why is Safek Orlah in Chutz la'Aretz permitted?
(c) To which branch of Kil'ayim is the Tana referring?
(d) Why is K'lai Zera'im permitted in Chutz la'Aretz?
(a) The Torah writes in Kedoshim 'Sadcha Lo Sizra Kil'ayim'. From where do we learn that grafting Kil'ayim is forbidden too?
(b) What else do we learn from the Hekesh to K'lai Beheimah?
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