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1)

Why does the Torah see fit to specify "el Makom Tahor"?

1.

Rashi: Because there is another place outside the town that is designated for Tum'ah - where they throw the stones of a house with Tzara'as 1 and for a Beis ha'Kevaros.


1

See Vayikra 14:40 (Rashi).

2)

What is the definition of "mi'Chutz la'Machaneh"?

1.

Rashi: Outside all three camps (the Machaneh Shechinah, the Machaneh Leviyah and the Machaneh Yisrael); and at the time of the Beis-ha'Mikdash, outside Yerushalayim.

3)

Why does the Torah find it necessary to add "el Makom Tahor"?

1.

Rashi: Because there was also a Tamei location outside the town that was designated for stones of a house with Tzara'as.

4)

What does "el Shefech ha'Deshen" refer to?

1.

Rashi and Rashbam: It refers to the spot outside the camp 1 where they poured the ashes from on the Mizbe'ach. 2


1

See Ba'al ha'Turim.

2

See Vayikra 6:4 (Rashi and Rashbam).

5)

Why does the Torah repeat "el Shefech ha'Deshen ... "?

1.

Rashi: To teach the Kohen to burn the bull on that spot even if there are no ashes there. 1


1

See Sifsei Chachamim.

6)

Why is it burned?

1.

Moshav Zekenim (6): This hints that just like fire consumes everything, so "Machisi cha'Av Pesha'echa" (Yeshayah 44:22).

7)

Why is it burned outside the camp, in public view?

1.

Moshav Zekenim citing the Rosh: This is so one will not be ashamed [to confess] his sin, [rather,], he will confess on it, for [he sees that] even the Kohen Gadol confesses and brings his Chatas.

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