prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler of Kollel Iyun Hadaf
Rosh Kollel: Rabbi Mordecai Kornfeld
(a) The Memuneh (See Tos. Yom-Tov) would then instruct the Kohanim to go and see whether the time of Shechitah had arrived. When was the time of Shechitah?
(b) According to the Tana Kama, if it had, whoever saw it (See Tos. Yom-Tov) would declare 'Barkai'. What does 'Barkai' mean?
(c) What did he say, according to Matisyah ben Shmuel?
(a) What did the people standing there add, and what did he answer?
(b) Why did they do that?
(c) Like whom is the Halachah?
(a) What happened on one occasion to make all this necessary?
(b) What happened to that Korban Tamid?
(c) Having ascertained that it was time to bring the Korban Tamid, what did they then do with the Kohen Gadol?
(d) Based on the K'lal that they had concerning the Beis-ha'Mikdash, when did a Kohen have to preform ...
1. ... Tevilah?
2. ... Kidush Yadayim ve'Raglayim?
(a) What does a person have to do before entering the Azarah (See Tos. Yom-Tov)?
(b) What if he is already Tahor?
(c) How do we learn this from the Kohen Gadol on Yom Kipur?
(a) If the Kohen Gadol had to Tovel five times on Yom Kipur, how many times did he have to perform Kidush Yadayim ve'Raglayim?
(b) Where did the latter four Tevilos take place?
(c) In what way did the first Tevilah differ from them?
(d) Why was that?
(a) What did they do for the first Tevilah, seeing as the Kohen Gadol was exposed to the public?
(b) Why did they spread specifically a white linen sheet?
(c) After he undressed, Toveled and dried himself, which garments did he wear for the first Avodah (the Korban Tamid)?
(d) In which other way did this Tevilah differ from all the other Tevilos? What did he not have to do before Toveling?
(e) What did he do before beginning the Avodah?
(a) Instead of the regular full Shecitah, the Mishnah states K'ratzo. What does 'K'ratzo' mean?
(b) Another Kohen would then conclude the Shechitah. Why was this necessary?
(c) Which two Avodos did the Kohen Gadol perform after Kabalas ha'Dam and Zerikah.
(d) Following that, he proceeded to bring the head and the limbs of the Tamid on the Mizbe'ach, before bringing his Minchas Chavitin. What did he do next?
(a) The Mishnah says that the morning Ketores was brought between the Avodas ha'Dam and the bringing of the Evarim on to the Mizbe'ach. Why is this not quite correct? Which other Avodah came before the bringing of the Evarim on to the Mizbe'ach?
(b) Then why did the Tana say what he said? What is his main Chidush?
(c) Between which two Avodos was the afternoon Ketores (shel bein-ha'Arbayim) brought?
(a) What did they do (in connection with the Kohen Gadol's first Tevilah), if he was old or finnicky?
(b) When did they do this?
(a) When the Kohen Gadol concluded the Avodas ha'Tamid, they brought him to the Beis ha'Parvah. Why was the chamber called by that name?
(b) Once again, they spread a sheet between him and the people. What did he then do what he did not do before the first Tevilah?
(c) According to the Tana Kama, he then performed Kidush Yadayim ve'Raglayim before disrobing. What does Rebbi Meir say?
(d) Like whom is the Halachah?
(e) What did the Kohen Gadol have to do after changing into the four white Begadim?
(a) According to Rebbi Meir, in the morning, the Kohen Gadol wore Pilusin worth twelve Manah (a Manah = a hundred Zuz). What does 'Pilusin' mean?
(b) Why were they called by that name?
(c) What did he wear in the afternoon? Where did the material come from?
(d) How much were they worth?
(e) What is the significance of ...
1. ... 'in the morning?
2. ... in the afternoon?
(a) According to the Chachamim, the Begadim that he wore in the morning were worth eighteen Manah. What was the value of the Begadim that he wore in the afternoon?
(b) Why do the Chachamim see fit to conclude that their total value was thirty Manah?
(c) What if the Kohen Gadol wanted to add to the garments' value?
(d) On what condition was this permitted?
(a) The Kohen Gadol then approached his bull (See Tos. Yom-Tov). Strictly speaking, it could have been placed anywhere on the north side of the Mizbe'ach. Where was it actually standing?
(b) Why was that?
(c) If the body of the bull was facing southwards, which direction was its head facing?
(d) Where did the Kohen Gadol then stand? Which direction did he face?
(a) He then recited Viduy (See Tos. Yom-Tov). Where did he place his hands whilst he did so?
(b) On whose behalf did he confess?
(c) After the words 'Ana Hashem', with which three words did he open his confession?
(d) Which Pasuk in Acharei-Mos did he cite as the source for confessing one's sins on Yom Kipur?
(e) Bearing in mind the fact that the Kohen Gadol actually said Hash-m's full Name, what did the people respond when they heard it?
(a) The Kohen Gadol then walked to the east side of the Azarah, north of the Mizbe'ach. What was he going to do there?
(b) If the S'gan (the deputy Kohen Gadol) accompanied him on his right, who accompanied him on his left?
(a) There he arrived at a Kalpi. What is 'Kalpi'?
(b) What was it originally made of?
(c) What did ben Gamla do when he was appointed Kohen Gadol?
(d) What was ben Gamla's actual name?
(e) What was the reaction of the Chachamim to what Yehoshu'a ben Gamla did?
(a) How many taps did the Kiyor originally have?
(b) What did ben Katin (another Kohen Gadol) do when he became Kohen Gadol?
(c) Why twelve?
(d) Then why did he not add one more for the Kohen who Shechted the Tamid?
(a) ben Katin also arranged a 'Muchni' for the Kiyor. What is a 'Muchni'?
(b) Why did he do that?
(c) What did ...
1. ... Munbaz ha'Melech do regarding all the handles of the Keilim that were used on Yom Kipur?
2. ... his mother Hilni ha'Malkah make? What is a 'Nivreshes'?
(d) What purpose did it serve (See Tos. Yom-Tov)?
(a) She also made a tablet on which the Parshah of Sotah was written. Why did she do that?
(b) What was the tablet made of?
(c) The Mishnah concludes with the miracles that occurred with the gates that Nikanor was transporting by ship from Alexandria when a storm arose at sea. What was ...
1. ... the first miracle?
2. ... the second miracle?
(a) The following list is to the detriment of those concerned. beis Garmu refused to teach to teach the secret of the Lechem ha'Panim. Which secret?
(b) What did beis Avtinas refuse to teach?
(c) What secret did that involve?
(d) What was it that Hugras ben Levi (a musician) knew and refused to pass on to others?
(a) And what was ben Kamtzar able to do in connection with writing the Name of Hash-m that he would not pass on to others?
(b) If the Pasuk in Tehilim "Zeicher Tzadik li'Verachah" pertains to ben Gamla, ben Katin, Munbaz and Hilni, which Pasuk there pertains to beis Garmu, beis Avtinas (See Tos. Yom-Tov), Hagrus ben Levi and ben Kamtzar?
(c) How did beis Garmu and beis Avtinas try to justify what they did?
(d) Then why did the Chachamim denounce them (See Tos. Yom-Tov)?