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TERUMOS PEREK 11

Mishnah 1

1)
(a) Why does the Mishnah forbid a Kohen to put a dried fig of Terumah into fish fat?
(b) Then why is he permitted to add Terumah wine to it?
(c) Why might we have thought that it is forbidden?

2)
(a) And what does the Mishnah say about a Kohen using spices of Chulin in the manufacture of ...
1. ... Terumah oil?
2. ... Yeinumlin (honey-wine)?
(b) Why the difference?
(c) The Tana Kama forbids a Kohen to boil Terumah wine; Rebbi Yehudah permits it. What is the basis of their Machlokes?

Mishnah 2

3)
(a) The Mishnah now discusses date-honey, apple-juice and winter-grapes, of Terumah. Under which category do all of these fall?
(b) According to Rebbi Eliezer, a Zar who eats them be'Shogeg is Chayav to pay the Chomesh. What does Rebbi Yehoshua say?
(c) Does this mean that Rebbi Yehoshua permits a Zar to eat them?
(d) Over which two beverages do they not argue?
(e) Like whom is the Halachah?

4)
(a) What other ruling does Rebbi Eliezer issue with regard to fruit-juices?
(b) what does Rebbi Yehoshua comment on this with regard to 'the seven liquids'?
(c) What does the list of liquids comprise, besides wine and olive-oil?
(d) What are the ramifications of Rebbi Yehoshua's statement?

Mishnah 3

5)
(a) Why does the Mishnah forbid making honey from dates of Terumah, cider from apples of Terumah and vinegar from winter-grapes?
(b) To which area of Halachah does this ruling pertain, besides Terumah?
(c) Regarding which fruit is it permitted?
(d) What is the source for this?

6)
(a) What does the Tana say about wine and olive-oil of ...
1. ... Orlah, as opposed to other Orlah beverages?
2. ... Bikurim?
(b) From where do we know that ...
1. ... one may not bring fruit-juice as Bikurim?
2. ... wine and olive oil are included?
(c) And what does the Mishnah finally say regarding the distinction between wine and olive-oil and other fruit-juices in connection about ...
1. ... Tum'ah?
2. ... going on the Mizbe'ach?

Mishnah 4

7)
(a) What does the Mishnah say about the stalks of figs, dried figs, K'lisin (a kind of fig [or pea]) and carobs of Terumah?
(b) Why are they Asur (see Mishnah Rishonah)?

Mishnah 5

8)
(a) What does the Mishnah rule regarding the pits of Terumah fruit? Under which circumstances is a Zar ...
1. ... forbidden to eat them?
2. ... permitted to eat them even if the Kohen did retain them?
(b) In which area of Isur does the Tana issue the same ruling?
(c) What does he say there?

9)
(a) What distinction does the Tana draw between Mursan (the coarse bran of wheat) and Subin (the finer bran of wheat)?
(b) In which case is even the latter permitted?
(c) For how long is the wheat considered new in this regard?

10)
(a) What does the Tana mean when he says that one behaves with Terumah bran as one would with that of Chulin?
(b) How much So'les (good quality flour) does one obtain out of a Sa'ah of flour?
(c) What does the Mishnah say about the remaining flour, assuming it is of Terumah?

Mishnah 6 & 7

11)
(a) What does the Mishnah permit the owner of a storehouse of Terumah to do once he has cleared it out?
(b) What might we otherwise have thought (see Tos. Yom-Tov)?
(c) What is the reason for this latter ruling?
(d) And what does the Tana say about a barrel of Terumah oil that spilt?

Mishnah 8

12)
(a) At which point may someone who is emptying Terumah oil or wine from one barrel to another, start pouring in Chulin?
(b) What is the status of any drops that drip from the barrel, if after having performed the previous process, he turns it on its side?
(c) What is the minimum Shi'ur of Tamei Terumas Ma'aser wine or oil of Demai that one is obligated to 'bring' to the Kohen (see Tos. Yom-Tov)?
(d) How much would he have to give him if it was either Vaday (and not Demai), or Tahor Demai (and not Tamei)?

Mishnah 9

13)
(a) Is a Kohen permitted to feed his animals regular Terumah?
(b) Then why does the Tana permit him to feed them Karshinei Terumah. What are 'Karshinei Terumah'?
(c) Why must it nevertheless be fit for human consumption?

14)
(a) What does the Mishnah say about a Yisrael who hires a cow from a Kohen?
(b) By what right is the Yisrael permitted to use Terumah for that purpose? Why is it not considered theft?
(c) How do we learn that a Kohen who hired a cow from a Yisrael may not feed it Terumah from the Pasuk in Emor (in connection with those who are permitted to eat Terumah) "ve'Kohen ki Yikneh Nefesh Kinyan Kaspo"?

15)
(a) The Mishnah now discusses the Din of 'ha'Sham Parah'. What does this mean?
(b) What does the Tana rule in the case of ...
1. ... a Yisrael who is 'Sham Parah' from a Kohen?
2. ... a Kohen who is 'Sham Parah' from a Yisrael?
(c) What is the reason for the difference?

Mishnah 10

16)
(a) The Mishnah permits burning Shemen Sereifah to light up Shuls, Batei Medrash and dark alleyways. What is 'Shemen Sereifah'?
(b) Under what circumstances may one use it to illuminate the room for a sick person?
(c) Why is that?
(d) What does the Mishnah say about a Yisrael using Terumah-oil to illuminate a room for his daughter who has married a Kohen?

17)
(a) On what grounds does Rebbi Yehudah ...
1. ... forbid using Terumah-oil to illuminate the house of a mourner (even if there is a Kohen there)?
2. ... then permit using Terumah-oil to illuminate the house where a wedding-feast is taking place?
(b) On what grounds does Rebbi Meir ...
1. ... forbid using Terumah-oil to illuminate the house where a wedding-feast is taking place (even if there is a Kohen there)?
2. ... then permit using Terumah-oil to illuminate the house of a mourner?
(c) Rebbi Meir adopts the Chumra of both opinions. What does Rebbi Shimon say?
(d) Like whom do we rule?

***** Hadran Alach 'Ein Nosnin', ve'Salik Maseches Terumos *****


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