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1)

(a)In connection with the three issues listed in the Mishnah concerning a Nazir, what is the source, in Parshas Naso, for ...

1. ... Tum'as Meis?

2. ... Tiglachas (shaving)?

3. ... ha'Yotzei min ha'Gefen?

(b)What does 'ha'Yotzei min ha'Gefen' incorporate apart from grapes and raisins?

1)

(a)In connection with the three issues listed in the Mishnah concerning a Nazir, the source Pasuk, in Parshas Naso, for ...

1. ... Tum'ahs Meis is - "ve'Al Kol Nafshos Meis Lo Yavo".

2. ... Tiglachas (shaving) is - "Ta'ar Lo Yavo al Rosho".

3. ... ha'Yotzei min ha'Gefen - "va'Anavim Lachim vi'Yeveishim Lo Yochal".

(b)Apart from grapes and raisins, 'ha'Yotzei min ha'Gefen' incorporates - grape-pits and grape-skins (See Tos. Yom-Tov DH 'Eino Chayav ... ').

2)

(a)What does the Mishnah say about all things that come from a grape-vine?

(b)According to the Tana Kama, what is the Shi'ur for ...

1. ... eating?

2. ... drinking?

(c)How does he learn the latter from the Pasuk "va'Anavim Lachim vi'Yeveishim Lo Yochal"?

(d)What does the Mishnah Rishonah say, based on the Gezeirah-Shavah "Sheichar" "Sheichar" (from Mikdash)?

(e)How does it now explain the Pasuk "Anavim Lachim vi'Yeveishim ... "?

2)

(a)The Mishnah rules that all things that come from a grape-vine - combine to make up the required Shi'ur (for Malkos).

(b)According to the Tana Kama, the Shi'ur for both

1. ... eating and ...

2. ... drinking is - a k'Zayis.

(c)He learns the latter from the Pasuk "va'Anavim Lachim vi'Yeveishim Lo Yochal" - that drinking has the same Shi'ur as eating (since "Lachim" refers to wine).

(d)Based on the Gezeirah-Shavah "Sheichar" "Sheichar" (from entering the Beis-ha'Mikdash), the Mishnah Rishonah rules that - the Shi'ur for wine is a Revi'is.

(e)And it learns the comparison in the Pasuk "Anavim Lachim vi'Yeveishim ... " the other way round (that the Shi'ur for grapes too is a Revi'is [See Tos. Yom-Tov DH 'Ad she'Yochal & 'Mishnah Rishonah']).

3)

(a)What does Rebbi Akiva say about a Nazir who soaks bread in wine?

(b)What is the name of his principle?

(c)With which of the two opinions mentioned above does he concur?

(d)Like whom is the Halachah?

3)

(a)According to Rebbi Akiva - a Nazir who eats a k'Zayis of bread soaked in wine is Chayav (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

(b)The name of his principle is - 'Heter Mitztaref le'Isur' (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

(c)Of the two opinions mentioned above - he concurs with the Tana Kama.

(d)The Halachah is - like the Tana Kama.

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4)

(a)What does the Tana Kama say about a Nazir who ...

1. ... drinks wine or eats grapes on their own?

2. ... eats grape-pits or grape-skins on their own?

(b)Rebbi Elazar ben Azaryah requires at least two grape-pits and their skin for the Nazir to be Chayav. From where does he learn this?

(c)What is the Shi'ur according to the Tana Kama?

(d)Like whom is the Halachah?

4)

(a)The Tana Kama declares Chayav a Nazir who ...

1. ... drinks wine or eats grapes on their own, or who ...

2. ... eats grape-pits or grape-skins on their own (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

(b)Rebbi Elazar ben Azaryah requires at least two grape-pits and their skin for the Nazir to be Chayav, which he learns - from the Pasuk "me'Chartzanim (plural) ve'ad Zag" (singular).

(c)According to the Tana Kama, the Shi'ur is - a k'Zayis (as we learned earlier).

(d)The Halachah is - like the Tana Kama (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

5)

(a)According to Rebbi Yehudah, 'Chartzanim' are the skins and 'Zagim', the pits. What does Rebbi Yossi say?

(b)What is his source for that?

(c)Whereas the pits (that are inside) is compared to an Inbal. What is an 'Inbal'?

5)

(a)According to Rebbi Yehudah, 'Chartzanim' are the skins and 'Zagim', the pits. Rebbi Yossi holds - the other way round ...

(b)... based on the word 'Zag', which is from the same root as 'Zug' - (the outer section of a bell [the casing] that they would place round the neck of an animal).

(c)Whereas the pits (that are inside) is compared to an Inbal - the inside section of the bell (the striker).

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6)

(a)What does the Tana mean when he says ...

1. ... 'S'tam Nezirus Sheloshim Yom'?

2. ... that if he shaves he negates thirty days?

(b)Having already taught us the former ruling, why does the Mishnah see fit to repeat it?

(c)What if robbers shave him against his will?

6)

(a)When the Tana says ...

1. ... 'S'tam Nezirus Sheloshim Yom', he means - that if the Nazir fails to specify the length of his Nezirus, he will be a Nazir for thirty days.

2. ... that if he shaves, he negates thirty days, he means - that irrespective of the length of his Nezirus, he must wait thirty days for his hair to re-grow before shaving when the Nezirus terminates (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

(b)Despite having already taught us the former ruling, the Mishnah sees fit to repeat it - in order to accommodate the latter ruling.

(c)The previous Din will apply - even if robbers shave him against his will.

7)

(a)What if the Nazir shaves in the middle of his Nezirus, using, not a razor, but ...

1. ... a pair of scissors?

2. ... his hands to pull out hair?

(b)What, in connection with the Shi'ur of hair, do we learn from the Pasuk 'Ta'ar Lo Ya'avor al Rosho'?

(c)On what condition does a Nazir not negate thirty days, even though he does receive Malkos for shaving?

7)

(a)If the Nazir shaves in the middle of his Nezirus, using, not a razor, but ...

1. ... a pair of scissors - he is nevertheless Chayav, and the same applies if he uses ...

2. ... his hands to pull out hair.

(b)From the Pasuk 'Ta'ar Lo Ya'avor al Roshso' we learn that - the Nazir is Chayav for shaving even one hair (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

(c)A Nazir does not negate thirty days - if he has not shaved off most of his hair down to the roots, even though he does receive Malkos for shaving (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

8)

(a)The Tana Kama allows a Nazir to scratch his hair ('Chofef u'Mefaspes'). What is ...

1. ... 'Chofef'?

2. ... 'Mefasfes'?

(b)On what condition does he forbid it?

(c)What does he not permit?

(d)Why the difference?

8)

(a)The Tana Kama allows a Nazir to scratch his hair ...

1. ... 'Chofef' - using his fingers ...

2. ... 'u'Mefaspes') - using an implement ...

(b)... provided he does not have the specific intention to remove hair.

(c)He does not however, permit - using a comb ...

(d)... Because it is 'P'sik Reisha' (it inevitably removes hair), whereas other implements do not, and therefore fall under the category of 'Davar she'Ein Miskaven' (unintentional acts).

9)

(a)What does Rebbi Yishmael say about a Nazir rubbing his hair with certain kinds of earth?

(b)Why is that?

(c)Like whom is the Halachah?

9)

(a)Rebbi Yishmael - forbids a Nazir to rub his hair with kinds of earth ...

(b)... that remove hair (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

(c)The Halachah is - like Rebbi Yishmael (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

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10)

(a)How many sets of Malkos does the Mishnah sentence a Nazir who drinks wine non-stop all day?

(b)On what condition will he be Chayav more ?

(c)What is the equivalent Din regarding a Nazir who shaves or who renders himself Tamei Meis?

10)

(a)The Mishnah sentences a Nazir who drank wine non-stop all day - to one set of Malkos (See Tos. Yom-Tov) ...

(b)...unless two witnesses warn him in the course of his drinking (between one drinking and the next) and he continues to drink, in which case he will receive as many sets of Malkos as warnings.

(c)The same Din will apply regarding a Nazir who shaves or renders himself Tamei Meis.

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11)

(a)The Mishnah now discusses the various Chumros and Kulos of the three basic Dinim of Nezirus. What Chumra do shaving and Tum'ah have over wine?

(b)On the other hand, wine has a Chumra over shaving and Tum'ah in that 'Lo Hutar mi'Kelalo' (whereas they do, as we shall see shortly). What does 'Lo Hutar mi'Kelalo' mean?

(c)What do we learn from the Pasuk "mi'Yayin ve"Sheichar Yazir"?

(d)From where do we know that ...

1. ... a Nazir Metzora is permitted to shave?

2. ... a Nazir is permitted to render himself Tamei for a Meis Mitzvah?

(e)What Chumra does Tum'ah possess over shaving (and wine), besides the fact that it negates the entire Nezirus?

11)

(a)The Mishnah now discusses the various Chumros and Kulos of the three basic Dinim of Nezirus. The Chumra that shaving and Tum'ah have over wine is that - unlike wine, they negate the Nezirus.

(b)On the other hand, wine has a Chumra over shaving and Tum'ah in that 'Lo Hutar mi'Kelalo' (whereas they do, as we shall see shortly). 'Lo Hutar mi'Kelalo' means that - there are no circumstances where drinking wine is permitted.

(c)We learn from the Pasuk "mi'Yayin ve"Sheichar Yazir" (with no exceptions [See Tos. Yom-Tov]) - that the Isur to drink wine applies even to wine of a Mitzvah.

(d)We know, on the other hand, that ...

1. ... a Nazir Metzora is permitted to shave - from the principle 'Asei ("Vegilach es Kol Se'aro") Docheh Lo Sa'aseh ("Ta'ar Lo Ya'avor al Rosho" [See Tos. Yom-Tov])'.

2. ... a Nazir is permitted to render himself Tamei for a Meis Mitzvah - from the Pasuk "le'Aviv (u'le'Imo) Lo Yitama", which is otherwise superfluous (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

(e)The Chumra of Tum'ah over shaving, besides the fact that it negates the entire Nezirus is that - it requires a Korban.

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12)

(a)The Mishnah now discusses the shaving of a Nazir who became a Tamei Meis. After being sprinkled with the ashes of the Parah Adumah on the third and seventh days, when does he ...

1. ... shave?

2. ... bring his Korbanos (See Tos. Yom-Tov)?

(b)What is the source for these Dinim?

(c)According to Rebbi Akiva, when must he bring his Korbanos in the event that he only shaved on the eighth day?

12)

(a)The Mishnah now discusses the shaving of a Nazir who became a Tamei Meis. After being sprinkled with the ashes of the Parah Adumah on the third and seventh days, he ...

1. ... shave - on the seventh day.

2. ... brings his Korbanos (See Tos. Yom-Tov) - on the eighth day.

(b)The source for these Dinim - is explicit Pesukim ("Vehayah ba'Yom ha'Shevi'i Yegalach ... " and "u'va'Yom ha'Shemini Yikach ... ").

(c)According to Rebbi Akiva, in the event that he only shaved on the eighth day - he brings his Korbanos on the same day.

13)

(a)How did Rebbi Tarfon query Rebbi Akiva from the Din of a Metzora?

(b)What did Rebbi Akiva answer him?

(c)What do we learn from the Pasuk in Metzora "ba'Yom ha'Shevi'i Yegalach es Kol Se'aro ... ve'Rachatz es Kol Besaro ba'Mayim"?

(d)What will the Din now be if he Toveled before having shaved?

13)

(a)Rebbi Tarfon queried Rebbi Akiva from the Din of a Metzora - who, under the same circumstances, brings his Korbanos on the ninth day.

(b)Rebbi Akiva answered him - by pointing out that whereas the Taharah of the Nazir hinges on days (i.e. the sprinkling of the ashes on the third and seventh days), that of a Metzora depends on his having shaved.

(c)We learn from the Pasuk in Metzora "ba'Yom ha'Shevi'i Yegalach es Kol Se'aro ... ve'Rachatz es Kol Besaro ba'Mayim" that - he only becomes Tahor after he has shaved.

(d)Consequently, if he Toveled before having shaved - he remains Tamei, in which case he is obligated to Tovel again and to wait until nightfall before becoming Tahor.

14)

(a)What is the connection between a Metzora only becoming Tahor after shaving (on the eighth day) and the fact that he brings his Korbanos only on the ninth?

(b)Like whom is the Halachah?

14)

(a)The connection between a Metzora only becoming Tahor after shaving (on the eighth day) and the fact that he brings his Korbanos only on the ninth is - the fact that after becoming Tahor, a Tamei person still requires 'Ha'arev Shemesh' (nightfall) before bringing his Korbanos on the following day.

(b)The Halachah is - like Rebbi Akiva.

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15)

(a)Now the Mishnah discusses the shaving of a Nazir who is Tahor. Which three Korbanos is he obligated to bring?

(b)According to Rebbi Yehudah, what must he do when he brings his Shelamim?

(c)How does he learn this from the Pasuk "ve'Gilach es Rosho Pesach Ohel Mo'ed"?

15)

(a)Now the Mishnah discusses the shaving of a Nazir who is Tahor. The three Korbanos he is obligated to bring are - a Chatas, an Olah and a Shelamim.

(b)According to Rebbi Yehudah, when he brings his Shelamim - he must shave (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

(c)He learns this from the Pasuk "ve'Gilach es Rosho Pesach Ohel Mo'ed" - which means that he must shave whilst bringing the Korban in connection with which the Torah writes "Pesach Ohel Mo'ed" (which is the Shelamim [See Tos. Yom-Tov]).

16)

(a)On what grounds does Rebbi Elazar maintain that he shaves when he brings his Chatas?

(b)Why does this obligate him to shave specifically then?

(c)And what if he shaved on the Olah or the Shelamim?

(d)Like whom is the Halachah?

16)

(a)Rebbi Elazar maintains that he shaves when he brings his Chatas - because the Chatas is always the first Korban to be brought ...

(b)... and it is logical for the Metzora to shave over the first Korban that he brings,

(c)If however, he shaved on the Olah or the Shelamim - he is Yotzei.

(d)The Halachah is - like Rebbi Yehudah.

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17)

(a)What is a Nazir supposed to do when designating his three Korbanos at the termination of his Nezirus?

(b)Which three animals do they comprise?

(c)Which animal should he of necessity, designate for which Korban?

(d)What does Rabban Shimon ben Gamliel say about a Nazir who failed to do so?

17)

(a)When designating his three Korbanos at the termination of his Nezirus - a Nazir is supposed to designate each animal for the Korban for which it is fit ...

(b)... a female lamb, a male lamb and a ram ...

(c)... which he (of necessity (See Tos. Yom-Tov) designates as - a Chatas, an Olah and an Asham, respectively.

(d)Rabban Shimon ben Gamliel rules that even if the Nazir brings the three animals without specifying them - they are automatically designated.

18)

(a)What does the Nazir do with the hair of his head after shaving it off?

(b)The Mishnah now speaks about a Nazir who shaves in the Medinah. What does 'the Medinah' mean in this context?

(c)What does the Tana say about him?

(d)Then what the Torah mean when it says that he should shave "at the entrance to the Ohel Mo'ed"?

18)

(a)After shaving off the hair of his head - the Nazir takes it and throws it underneath the pot in which the Shelamim is being cooked.

(b)The Mishnah now speaks about a Nazir who shaves in the 'Medinah' - anywhere in Yerushalayim ...

(c)... in which case he throws the shorn hair which the Tana says he should throw underneath the pot in which the Shelamim is being cooked ...

(d)... because when the Torah says that he should shave "at the entrance to the Ohel Mo'ed" it means that - he should shave after the doors of the Azarah have been opened (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

19)

(a)When, according to the Tana Kama, is a Nazir not obligated to throw his hair under the pot?

(b)What does Rebbi Meir say?

(c)On what condition does he equate the Din of a Tamei Nazir to that of a Tahor one?

(d)What does Rebbi Meir say with regard to the hair of a Tamei Nazir who shaved in the Medinah?

19)

(a)According to the Tana Kama - a Nazir Tamei is not obligated to throw his hair under the pot (in which his Asham or his Chatas ha'Of is cooking [See Tos. Yom-Tov]).

(b)Rebbi Meir holds - that a Tamei Kohen is no different than a Tahor one in this regard ...

(c)... provided he shaved in the Azarah - but not if he shaved in the Medinah ...

(d)... in which case it must be buried.

20)

(a)What if a Nazir places his hair underneath the pot in which the Chatas is being cooked, according to all opinions?

(b)Then why does the Torah mention the Shelamim?

(c)Regarding the Machlokes Rebbi Meir and the Chachamim, what is the Halachah?

20)

(a)If a Nazir places his hair underneath the pot in which the Chatas is being cooked - he is Yotzei, according to all opinions ...

(b)... and the Torah only mention the Shelamim - Lechatchilah.

(c)Regarding the Machlokes between Rebbi Meir and the Chachamim, the Halachah is - that it is only a Nazir Tahor who shaves at the entrance of the Ohel Mo'ed, and whose hair is thrown underneath the pot in which the Shelamim is being cooked.

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21)

(a)With reference to a Nazir, the Mishnah writes 'Hayah Mevashel es ha'Shelamim O Sholkan'. What does 'Sholkan' mean?

(b)What does the Kohen then take besides the cooked foreleg of the ram (See Tiferes Yisrael)?

(c)What happens next?

21)

(a)With reference to a Nazir, the Mishnah writes 'Hayah Mevashel es ha'Shelamim O Sholkan'. 'Sholkan' means - that he was cooking it excessively (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

(b)Besides the cooked foreleg of the ram, the Kohen then takes - one Chalah from the basket and one wafer (See Tiferes Yisrael) ...

(c)... which he places on the hands of the Nazir and which they then proceed to wave together in all directions.

22)

(a)According to the Tana Kama, what is the Nazir permitted to do after the waving ceremony?

(b)What does Rebbi Shimon say?

(c)How does he learn this from the Gezeirah-Shavah "ve'Achar" Yishteh ha'Nazir Yayin" "Achar (Hisgalcho es Nizro"?

(d)Like whom is the Halachah?

22)

(a)According to the Tana Kama, the Nazir is then permitted - to drink wine and to render himself Tamei Meis (bearing in mind that he already shaved once (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

(b)According to Rebbi Shimon - he is already permitted to do so immediately following the sprinkling of the blood of any one of his Korbanos.

(c)He learns this from the Gezeirah-Shavah "ve'Achar" Yishteh ha'Nazir Yayin" "Achar (Hisgalcho es Nizro" - in that just as the latter refers to (his waving) after one single act (shaving), so too does the former (drinking wine).

(d)The Halachah is - like Rebbi Shimon (See Tiferes Yisrael).

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23)

(a)In a case where a Nazir throws his hair underneath the pot containing the Shelamim which turn out to be Pasul, what does the Mishnah say about ...

1. ... his shaving?

2. ... the Korbanos that he subsequently brought?

(b)What is an example of a Shelamim becoming Pasul?

(c)This can be compared to the case of a Nazir whom robbers shaved (which we have already discussed). What is the Din there?

(d)Why are the other Korbanos therefore Pasul?

23)

(a)In a case where a Nazir throws his hair underneath the pot containing the Shelamim which turn out to be Pasul, the Mishnah rules that ...

1. ... his shaving is Pasul, and so are ...

2. ... the Korbanos that he subsequently brought.

(b)An example of a Shelamim becoming Pasul is - if the blood spilt, it left the area to which it is confined or if it became Tamei.

(c)This can be compared to the case of a Nazir whom robbers shaved (which we have already discussed), where the Din is - that he loses seven days according to Rebbi Eliezer (See Tos. Yom-Tov) and thirty, according to the Rabbanan.

(d)The other Korbanos are Pasul - because since he now has to wait until his hair grows, it is as if he brought them prematurely.

24)

(a)What is the significance of the next case cited by the Mishnah, where the Nazir shaved on the Chatas that was sacrificed she'Lo Lish'mah?

(b)Why does the Tana mention specifically Chatas?

(c)The Tana Kama issues the same ruling with regard to where he shaved on the Olah or the Shelamim that was sacrificed she'Lo Lish'mah. Bearing in mind that an Olah and a Shelamim she'Lo Lish'man are Kasher, what is his reason?

24)

(a)The next case cited by the Mishnah, where the Nazir shaved on the Chatas that was sacrificed she'Lo Lish'mah - is merely an example of the previous ruling ...

(b)... since (specifically) a Chatas she'Lo Lish'mah is Pasul.

(c)The Tana Kama issues the same ruling with regard to where he shaved on the Olah or the Shelamim that was sacrificed she'Lo Lish'mah, despite the fact that an Olah and a Shelamim she'Lo Lish'man are Kasher - because they are no longer considered an Olas Nazir and a Shalmei Nazir, and it is as if he shaved on an Olas Nedavah and a Shalmei Nedavah.

25)

(a)What does Rebbi Shimon say about the current case?

(b)Why is that?

(c)Like whom is the Halachah?

(d)What does the Mishnah finally rule in a case where the Nazir shaved after bringing all his Korbanos, two of which are found to be Pasul?

(e)According to whom does this ruling go?

25)

(a)Rebbi Shimon rules in the current case that - although he is not Yotzei that Korban, he is Yotzei the other two ...

(b)... because he holds - that if a Nazir shaves on an Olas Nedavah or on a Shalmei Nedavah, he is Yotzei.

(c)The Halachah is - like the Tana Kama.

(d)The Mishnah finally rules, in a case where the Nazir shaved after bringing all his Korbanos, two of which are found to be Pasul - that his shaving is valid and that he remains obligated to bring the remaining Korbanos ...

(e)... according to all opinions.

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26)

(a)Rebbi Eliezer is very stringent in the case of a Nazir who brought one of his Korbanos and then became Tamei. What does he say?

(b)The Chachamim say 'Yavi Sha'ar Korb'nosav Veyit'har'. What exactly do they mean?

(c)This is in line with an earlier statement of theirs. Which statement?

(d)How does that statement lead to this ruling?

26)

(a)Rebbi Eliezer is very stringent in the case of a Nazir who brought one of his Korbanos and then became Tamei. He rules - that he loses all his days, and must start all over again.

(b)The Chachamim say 'Yavi Sha'ar Korb'nosav Veyit'har' - after he becomes Tahor once again, he brings the remaining Korbanos.

(c)This in line with an earlier statement of theirs - that a single act permits the Nazir to drink wine and to become Tamei.

(d)Consequently, before coming Tamei, he was already fit to shave and to drink wine, in which case he will not lose the first Korban.

27)

(a)What about the two remaining Korbanos, assuming he brought them after he became Tamei?

(b)Why is that?

27)

(a)The two remaining Korbanos, assuming he brought them after he became Tamei however - he remains Chayav to bring ...

(b)... because the Torah requires him to bring them when he is Tahor.

28)

(a)The Chachamim support their opinion with a case that took place with Miriam ha'Tarmudis. What news did they break to her after she had brought one of her Korb'nos Nazir?

(b)Why did she render herself Tamei?

(c)What did the Chachamim rule there?

28)

(a)The Chachamim support their opinion with a case that took place with Miriam ha'Tarmudis, who, after bringing one of her Korb'nos Nazir - received the news of her daughters fatal illness.

(b)She rendered herself Tamei - after she arrived home and discovered that she had died.

(c)The Chachamim ruled there - that she should bring her other Korbanos as soon as she became Tahor.

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