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1. There is a dispute about whether the sanctity of Yerushalayim continued even after the destruction of the Beis ha'Mikdash.
2. The Gemara discusses whether the oft-used word, "va'Yehi," in Tanach refers to a time of distress.
3. The Gemara concludes that while "va'Yehi" alone does not imply pain, "va'Yehi bi'Mei" does imply pain.
4. Amotz and Amatzyah were brothers.
5. Hashem did not rejoice when He had to kill the Egyptians during Keri'as Yam Suf.


1. The sanctity in question is whether a Korban may be offered after the Churban on a private Bamah (according to Rashi) or in the location where the Mizbe'ach stood during the time of the Beis ha'Mikdash (Tosfos).
2. The Gemara at first suggests that it does, and it quotes verses such as, "va'Yehi bi'Yemei Achashverosh" (when Haman rose to power), and "va'Yehi Ki Hechel ha'Adam" (when Hashem regretted that He made man) as examples.
3. The Gemara says that there are five such verses in Tanach, and it proceeds to quote all of them.
4. While Amatzyah was a king of Yehudah, Amotz was the father of the prophet Yeshayah. They were both descendants of Yehudah and Tamar.
5. The Gemara says that the Mal'achim wanted to sing Hashem's praises during Keri'as Yam Suf. Hashem told them not to do so: "My creations are drowning in the sea, and you want to sing Shirah?!"

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