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1)

What are the connotations of "Al Teshaktzu es Nafshoseichem"?

1.

Rashi (in Yoma, 80b): It is a prohibition against abominating oneself by eating Sheratzim.

2)

Seeing as only Kohanim are subject to the Isur of Tum'ah (See Vayikra 21:1), why does the Torah write "ve'Lo Sitam'u bahem"?

1.

Rashi (in Yoma, 80): "ve'Lo Sitam'u bahem" is (not a prroibition against touching Sheratzim, but) against eating them.

3)

What are the ramifications of "ve'Nitmeism bam"?

1.

Rashi: If someone is Metamei himself by eating Sheratzim in this world, Hashem will be Metamei him in the World to Come and in the Yeshivah shel Ma'alah. 1


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Even if he merits a portion in Olam ha'Ba, he will sit there in a state of contamination.

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