prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler of Kollel Iyun Hadaf
Rosh Kollel: Rabbi Mordecai Kornfeld
(a) The Mishnah incorporates 'everybody' (with a few exceptions, in the Mitzvah of Re'iyah'. What is the Mitzvah of Re'iyah?
(b) Among the many exceptions are 'Cheresh, Shoteh ve'Katan'. What is the definition of 'Cheresh' in this case?
(c) What if he is able to hear with one ear?
(a) The Torah writes in Vayeilech (in connection with the Mitzvah of Hakheil) 'be'Vo Kol Yisrael Lir'os es P'nei Hash-m ... ". What do we learn from the words there ...
1. ... "Lema'an Yishme'u"?
2. ... "u'Lema'an Yilm'du"?
(b) On what grounds are a Cheresh and a Katan Patur from Re'iyah?
(c) At which point does a Katan's father become Chayav to take him to the Beis-ha'Mikdash to fulfill the Mitzvah because of Chinuch?
(a) Which three categories does the Torah preclude from the Mitzvah when it writes "Zechurcha"?
(b) Aside from the fact that Avadim Cna'anim are only Chayav the Mitzvos that women are Chayav, from which Pasuk can we also learn that they are Patur?
(c) And which two categories, besides a person who is lame or sick) do we exempt based on the words "Shalosh Regalim"?
(d) What is the definition of 'Someone who is unable to walk on foot?
(e) What distance must he be unable to walk in order to be Patur?
(a) How does the Mishnah learn from the Pasuk in Vayeilech "be'Vo Kol Yisrael Le'ra'os ... " that a blind person is also included in the list of those who are Patur from Re'iyah?
(b) Why is he Patur even if he is blind only in one eye?
(c) Whom does the Mishnah now come to include when it writes that 'Everybody is Chayav Re'iyah'?
(d) However this is not the Halachah. Why not?
(a) Which principle governs the ruling that exempts a Katan who cannot walk with his father from the Mitzvah of Re'iyah based on the Pasuk "Shalosh Regalim"?
(b) This is the opinion of Beis Hillel. According to Beis Shamai, at which point is a father obligated to take his child to perform the Mitzvah?
(a) From which Pasuk in Mishpatim do we learn the obligation to bring an 'Olas Re'iyah'?
(b) According to Beis Shamai, the Olas Re'iyah must cost at least two Ma'ah (of purified silver). How many barley-grains is that the equivalent of in weight?
(c) What do we learn from the Pasuk in ...
1. ... Bo "Vechagosem oso Chag la'Hashem"?
2. ... Re'ei "Ish ke'Matnas Yado"?
(a) According to Beis Shamai, the minimum value of a Chagigah is one silver Ma'ah. What Shi'ur do Beis Hillel give for the Olas Re'iyah and the Shalmei Chagigah?
(b) On what basis do they require the Shalmei Chagigah to cost more than the Olas Re'iyah?
(c) What is the source of both Beis Shamai and Beis Hillel regarding the Shi'ur of the Olas Re'iyah and the Shalmei Chagigah?
(a) (d) Which third Korban is one obligated to bring on Yom-Tov, based on the Pasuk in Ki Savo "Vezavachta Shelamim Ve'achalta Sham, Vesamachta"?
(b) What do we learn from the Pasuk in Re'ei "Vesamachta Atah u'Veisecha"?
(a) When the Mishnah (which is missing a few words) says 'Olos be'Mo'ed Ba'os min ha'Chulin', is really issuing two rulings. One, regarding Olos Nedarim and Nedavos, the other, a dual statement regarding Olos Re'iyah. What is the Tana saying about ...
1. ... Nedarim and Nedavos?
2. ... Re'iyah?
(b) We would otherwise have thought that one cannot bring the latter on Yom-Tov either?
(c) Then why is it permitted?
(d) What exactly is the Mishnah referring to when it permits Shelamim to be brought (and Yom-Tov and) from Ma'aser Sheini money?
(a) Beis Shamai and Beis Hillel argue over whether one brings the Shalmei Chagigah of the first day of Pesach from Chulin (Beis Shamai) or even from Ma'aser (Beis Hillel). What do they say on the first days of Shavu'os and Succos?
(b) Then why do they mention specifically the first day of Pesach?
(c) On what condition is the Chagigah brought on the fourteenth of Nisan?
(d) In what way does it differ from the Chagigah that is brought on Yom-Tov itself?
(a) What is the problem with Beis Hillel's opinion?
(b) And we answer 'be'Tofel'. What does 'Tofel' mean?
(c) Why may one bring it in the form of Ma'aser?
(a) What does the Mishnah say about a Yisrael fulfilling his obligation of Shalmei Simchah with Nedarim and Nedavos?
(b) Which three Korbanos does the Tana list with regard to Kohanim fulfilling the same Mitzvah?
(c) And what does he say about their being Yotzei with ...
1. ... 'Chazeh ve'Shok'?
2. ... birds (Chatas ha'Of)?
3. ... Menachos?
(a) How does the Mishnah learn the above concessions from the Pasuk in Re'ei "Vesamachta be'Chagecha"?
(b) On what additional principle is the concession based?
(c) Then why is Basar Of not included?
(a) What distinction does the Mishnah draw between someone who has a large family and is not wealthy), on the one hand, and a wealthy person who has a small family, on the other?
(b) About what sort of person did we then learn earlier 'a silver Ma'ah and two silver Ma'ah'?
(c) And what does the Torah write (in Re'ei) about someone who has a large family and a lot ot property?
(a) About whom is the Tana speaking when he refers to 'Someone who did not celebrate (Mi she'Lo Chag) on the first day of Yom'Tov'?
(b) What does he say about him?
(c) What does he mean when he adds 've'Yom-Tov ha'Acharon shel Chag'?
(d) What is the source of the Halachah that Shavu'os too, has 'Seven days of compensation (Shiv'as Yemei Tashlumin)?
(e) About whom does the Pasuk in Koheles say "Me'uvas Lo Yachol Liskon ve'Chesaron Lo Yuchal Lehimanos"?
(a) Rebbi Shimon ben Menasyah applies the Pasuk in Koheles that we just quoted to someone who commits adultery or incest and who subsequently fathers a Mamzer. Why does "Me'uvas she'Eino Yachol Liskon" ...
1. ... pertain to him?
2. ... not pertain to someone steals and robs?
(b) What does Rebbi Shimon bar Yochai comment about the word "Me'uvas"?
(c) About whom is "Me'uvas she'Eino Yachol Liskon" then speaking?
(a) What does the Mishnah mean when it says ...
1. ... 'Heter Nedarim Porchin ba'Avir'?
2. ... 've'Ein lahem al Mah she'Yismochu'?
(b) Then what is its real source?
(c) To what does the Tana then compare Hilchos Shabbos, Chagigos and Me'ilos?
(d) Why is that?
(a) However he continues, Dinin, Avodos, Taharos and Tum'os have a strong basis in the Torah itself. Which other item does he include in the list?
(b) And what is he referring to when he concludes 'Hein Hein Gufei Torah!'.