POINT BY POINT OUTLINE
Prepared by Rabbi Ephraim Becker
of Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Yerushalayim
1) SUBSEQUENT TREATMENT OF THE REPLACEMENT KOHEN GADOL (cont'd)
(a) R. Yosi agrees that if the first Kohen Gadol dies, that
the replacement takes his place permanently.
2) A REPLACEMENT WIFE
(b) Question: This seems obvious?
(c) Answer: We might have wished to avoid hard feelings.
(a) Question: Why do the Rabanan regard the risk of his P'sul
more so than his death?
3) THE CONDITIONAL DIVORCE OF THE KOHEN GADOL
(b) Answer: The likelihood of Tum'ah is greater.
(c) Question: How would R. Yehudah respond to the endless
risks concern of the Rabanan?
(d) Answer: We concern ourselves with the risk of one death,
not two (while Rabanan hold that once we are concerned
about deaths, we would be concerned even for two).
(e) Question: What of the endless risk charge against the
(f) Answer: Kohen Gadol is a Zariz.
(g) Question: Then why the need for the replacement?
(h) Answer: To spur him on even further.
(i) Question: But designating the replacement does not make
her his Beiso?
(j) Answer: He gives her Kidushin.
(k) Question: But without Chupah, she is still not Beiso?
(l) Answer: He does Chupah.
(m) Question: But then he has two wives, and it is not Beiso?
(n) Answer: He then divorces her.
(o) Question: Then we are back where we started?!
(p) Answer: He divorces her on condition.
(a) He stipulates, If you die...
(b) Question: He could then end up with two wives?
(c) Answer: He stipulates 'If you don't die... '.
(d) Question: He could end up with no wife?!
(e) Answer: He stipulates 'If one of my wives dies... '.
(f) Question: He could end up with two wives?
(g) Question #2: A Get with a life-long condition is not
(h) Answer: He stipulates 'If the other does not die... '.
(i) Question: He could end up having had done the first half
of the Avodah with two wives?!
(j) Answer: He made a prior stipulation 'If the other dies...
4) KOHEN GADOL ONEN
(k) Question: He could end up with no wife?
(l) Answer: He divorces both with stipulations:
1. To the first 'If the other does not die...'.
(m) Question: But he could end up with no wife?!
2. To the second 'If you do not walk into... '.
(n) Answer: He takes the stipulation to the second wife into
his own control (and if he sees that one is dying he can
retroactively activate the divorce of the other).
(o) Question: But it says the singular "Bayis" by Yibum, as
(p) Answer: The extra "Yevimto" increases the number.
(q) Question: But an Arusah should be restricted by Yibum?
(r) Answer: We learn Arusah by Yibum from "ha'Chutzah".
(a) (Tana Kama): He offers even while an Onen.
(b) (R. Yehudah): All day.
(c) Question: What is all day?
(d) Answer: We even bring him from his house.
(e) Question: Such a leniency in Aninus from R. Yehudah from
whom we know great strictness in this area?!
(f) Answer: Rather, he does not offer all day, lest he eat.
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