Mishnah 1
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1)

(a)What are the four possibilities that the Mishnah presents regarding a woman being permitted or forbidden to her husband and Yavam (See Tos. Yom-Tov)?

(b)The Tana lists four cases of a woman who is permitted to her husband but forbidden to her Yavam (See Tos. Yom-Tov). How does each of the four following cases end: A ...

1. ... Kohen Hedyot who is married to a widow (See Tos. Yom-Tov)?

2. ... Chalal who is married to a bas Yisrael?

3. ... Yisrael who is married to a bas Yisrael?

4. ... Mamzer who is married to a bas Mamzeres?

1)

(a)The four possibilities that the Mishnah presents regarding a woman being permitted or forbidden to her husband and Yavam are - permitted to her husband but forbidden to the Yavam, permitted to the Yavam but forbidden to her husband, permitted to both or forbidden to both (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

(b)The Tana lists four cases of a woman who is permitted to her husband but forbidden to her Yavam (See Tos. Yom-Tov); A ...

1. ... Kohen Hedyot who is married to a widow - and whose brother is a Kohen Gadol.

2. ... Chalal who is married to a bas Yisrael (See Tos. Yom-Tov) - and whose brother is a Chalal.

3. ... Yisrael who is married to a bas Yisrael - and whose brother is a Mamzer.

4. ... Mamzer who is married to a Mamzeres - and whose brother is a Kasher Yisrael.

2)

(a)Now the Tana lists four cases of a woman who is forbidden to her husband but permitted to her Yavam. How does each of the four following cases end: A ...

1. ... Kohen Gadol who is betrothed to an Almanah?

2. ... Kasher Kohen who is married to a Chalalah?

3. ... Yisrael who is married to a Mamzeres?

4. ... Mamzer who is married to a bas Yisrael?

2)

(a)Now the Tana lists four cases of a woman who is forbidden to her husband but permitted to her Yavam: A ...

1. ... Kohen Gadol who is betrothed (See Tos. Yom-Tov) to an Almanah - and whose brother is a Kohen Hedyot.

2. ... Kasher Kohen who is married to a Chalalah - and whose brother is a Chalal.

3. ... Yisrael who is married to a Mamzeres - and whose brother is a Mamzer.

4. ... Mamzer who is married to a bas Yisrael - and whose brother is a Yisrael Kasher.

Mishnah 2
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3)

(a)Finally the Tana lists four cases of a woman who is forbidden both to her husband and to her Yavam. How does each of the four following cases end: A ...

1. ... Kohen Gadol who is married to a widow?

2. ... Kohen Hedyot Kasher who is married to a Chalalah?

3. ... Yisrael who is married to a Mamzeres?

4. ... Yisrael Mamzer who is married to a bas Yisrael?

(b)What does the Tana say about all other women?

3)

(a)Finally the Tana lists four cases of a woman who is forbidden both to her husband and to her Yavam. How does each of the four following cases end: A ...

1. ... Kohen Gadol who is married to a widow - and whose brother is a Kohen Gadol or a Kohen Hedyot.

2. ... Kohen Hedyot Kasher who is married to a Chalalah and whose brother is Kasher.

3. ... Yisrael who is married to a Mamzeres - and whose brother is a Yisrael Kasher.

4. ... Yisrael Mamzer who is married to a bas Yisrael- and whose brother is a Mamzer.

(b)The Tana concludes - that all other woman are permitted to both her husband and the Yavam (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

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4)

(a)What does the Mishnah say about a woman who is a Sheniyah of ...

1. ... her husband but not of the Yavam?

2. ... the Yavam but not of her husband?

(b)What is the case of the former ruling?

4)

(a)The Mishnah rules that a woman who is a Sheniyah of ...

1. ... her husband but not of the Yavam - is forbidden to her husband but permitted to the Yavam.

2. ... the Yavam but not of her husband - is forbidden to the Yavam but permitted to her husband.

(b)The case of the former ruling is - where the two brothers have two different grandmothers (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

5)

(a)A woman who is a Sheniyah of both suffers dire consequences. The first of the four things that she loses, is her Kesuvah. What does she not lose?

(b)What does the Tana mean when he says that she does not receive 'Peiros'?

(c)Why ought she to receive them?

(d)Then why doesn't she?

(e)On which principle is this ruling based?

5)

(a)A woman who is a Sheniyah of both suffers dire consequences. The first of the four things that she loses is her Kesuvah - though she does not lose the Tosefes (the additional amount that her husband added on the Kesuvah of his own volition [See Tos. Yom-Tov]).

(b)When the Tana says that she does not receive 'Peiros', he is referring to the fruit of her Nichsei Milog which her husband ate (See Tos. Yom-Tov) ...

(c)... which she ought to receive - because a man's right to the Peiros corresponds to his obligation to redeem her should she be captured, which is not applicable to the husband of a Sheniyah.

(d)Nevertheless, she doesn't - because the Chachamim included this in the K'nas ...

(e)... based on the principle - 'Tena'ei Kesubah (the details that are contained in the Kesubah) have the same Din as the Kesubah itself').

6)

(a)On what grounds does the Sheniyah not receive Mezonos even whilst she is still married to her husband or to the Yavam?

(b)What other scenario does 'Ein lah Mezonos' incorporate?

(c)What would the Din have been had she not been a Sheniyah?

(d)How do we reconcile this with Chanan ha'Mitzri (like whom we Pasken), who says in Kesuvos that whoever feeds a woman whilst her husband is away loses his money because he has nobody from whom to claim?

6)

(a)The Sheniyah does not receive Mezonos even whilst she is still married to her husband or to the Yavam - because he is even obligated to divorce her.

(b)'Ein lah Mezonos' also incorporates - where he went overseas and she borrowed money to purchase Mezonos (See Tos. Yom-Tov) ...

(c)... which she would later have recoup from her husband, when asked by the lender to repay, had she not been a Sheniyah.

(d)We reconcile this with Chanan ha'Mitzri (like whom we Pasken), who says in Kesuvos that whoever feeds a woman whilst her husband is away loses his money because he has nobody from whom to claim - by establishing the latter where the friend sustained the woman not in the form of a loan.

7)

(a)The last item on the list is 'Bela'os'. What are 'Bela'os'?

(b)These too, are included in the K'nas. Why would we have thought that she does receive them?

(c)On what condition will she receive the clothes of Nichsei Milog?

7)

(a)The last item on the list is 'Bela'os' - (clothes of Nichsei Milog (See Tos. Yom-Tov) that the husband wore-out.

(b)These too, are included in the K'nas. We would we have thought that she does receive them - because, since she does not receive her Kesubha, her husband should at least be obligated to return the Nechsei Milog which she brought into the marriage and which he wore out.

(c)She will however, receive the clothes of Nichsei Milog - that are still in existence.

8)

(a)What status does the Mishnah ascribe to the baby that a Sheniyah bears her husband or from the Yavam?

(b)What does the Tana say about a man who wants to retain his wife who is a Sheniyah?

(c)And what does he finally say about the Kesubah of ...

1. ... an Almanah le'Kohen Gadol, a Gerushah va'Chalutzah le'Kohen Hedyot?

2. ... a Mamzeres u'Nesinah le'Yisrael and a bas Yisrael le'Mamzer u'le'Nasin?

(d)This ruling incorporates all the four aspects that the Tana forbade a Sheniyah. On what condition does she receive Mezonos?

(e)Which item of those mentioned earlier does she receive even if her husband is still alive?

8)

(a)What status does the Mishnah ascribes to the baby that a Sheniyah bears her husband or from the Yavam the status of - Kasher (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

(b)The Tana rules that if a man wants to retain his wife who is a Sheniyah - we force him to divorce her (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

(c)And he finally rules that...

1. ... an Almanah le'Kohen Gadol, a Gerushah va'Chalutzah le'Kohen Hedyot ...

2. ... a Mamzeres u'Nesinah le'Yisrael and a bas Yisrael le'Mamzer u'le'Nasin - all receive their Kesuvos (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

(d)This ruling incorporates all the four aspects that the Tana forbade a Sheniyah. They only receive Mezonos however - after the death of their respective husbands', but not during their lifetime (seeing as they are obligated to divorce them).

(e)The one item of those mentioned earlier that she does receive even if her husband is still alive is - the items of Nechsei Milog (such as clothes), that the husband wore out.

9)

(a)The current Halachah applies only if the man is unaware that his wife was Pasul to him when he married her. What will be the Din if he knew?

(b)What are the exceptions?

(c)On what basis were the Chachamim more stringent in the earlier case (of Sheniyos) than they were by the latter one?

(d)What is the difference between Chalutzah le'Kohen Gadol and Chalutzah le'Kohen Hedyot?

(e)Then why does the Mishnah insert 'Chalutzah le'Kohen Hedyot' in the latter list?

9)

(a)The current Halachah applies only if the man is unaware that his wife was Pasul to him when he married her. In the event that he knew - the same Din applies to her as to the Sheniyah, and she loses everything ...

(b)... except for the Tosefes Kesubah and the clothes of Nechsei Milog that have not been worn out.

(c)The Chachamim were more stringent in the earlier case (of Sheniyos) than they were by the latter one - because Sheniyos are only mi'de'Rabbanan, and Isurim de'Rabanan require more Chizuk than Isurim d'Oraysa.

(d)Whereas Chalutzah le'Kohen Gadol is Asur d'Oraysa (See Tos. Yom-Tov) - Chalutzah le'Kohen Hedyot is only mi'de'Rabbanan.

(e)The Mishnah nevertheless inserts 'Chalutzah le'Kohen Hedyot' in the latter list - because they gave it a Din Torah in this regard (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

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10)

(a)What is the Din of a bas Yisrael who marries a Kohen with regard to eating Terumah?

(b)Based on what we learned in the sixth Perek, what does the Mishnah now say about a bas Yisrael who is betrothed to a Kohen, pregnant from a Kohen (who died), the Shomeres Yavam of a Kohen and a bas Kohen who is married to a Yisrael? What do they all have in common?

10)

(a)A bas Yisrael who marries a Kohen - is permitted to eat Terumah (as we have already learned).

(b)Based on what we learned in the sixth Perek, what does the Mishnah now say about a bas Yisrael who is betrothed to a Kohen, pregnant from a Kohen (who died), the Shomeres Yavam of a Kohen and a bas Kohen who is married to a Yisrael - are all forbidden to eat Terumah.

11)

(a)What does the Mishnah say about a case where ...

1. ... a bas Yisrael is betrothed to a Levi, who dies leaving her pregnant or who is the Shomeres Yavam of a Levi, and a bas Levi who marries a Yisrael?

2. ... a bas Levi is betrothed to a Kohen, who dies leaving her pregnant or who is the Shomeres Yavam of a Kohen, and a bas Kohen who marries a Levi.

(b)What will be the Din if the bas Levi is married to the Kohen?

(c)Then why does the Tana say 'betrothed'?

11)

(a)In a case where ...

1. ... a bas Yisrael is betrothed to a Levi, who dies leaving her pregnant or who is the Shomeres Yavam of a Levi, and a bas Levi who marries a Yisrael, the Tana rules - that she is forbidden to eat Ma'aser Rishon.

2. ... a bas Levi is betrothed to a Kohen, who dies leaving her pregnant or who is the Shomeres Yavam of a Kohen, and a bas Kohen who marries a Levi - may eat neither Terumah nor Ma'aser Rishon.

(b)As a matter of fact - the same Din will apply even if the bas Levi is married to the Kohen...

(c)... and the Tana only say 'betrothed' - to balance the case of 'bas Kohen ha'Me'ureses le'Yisrael', where 'Me'ureses'is Davka.

12)

(a)On which basic Halachah are these latter rulings (a Levi and a bas Levi) based?

(b)Who is the author of this Mishnah?

(c)Like whom is the Halachah?

12)

(a)These latter rulings (regarding a Levi and a bas Levi) are based on the basic Halachah - forbidding a Zar to eat Ma'aser (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

(b)The author of this Mishnah is - Rebbi Meir.

(c)The Halachah is - like the Chachamim (who permit a Zar to eat Ma'aser Rishon).

13)

(a)Which other Halachah does the last ruling (prohibiting a bas Kohen who marries a Levi from eating either Terumah or Ma'aser) incorporate?

(b)What was the initial Din regarding 'distributing at the barn' a portion of Terumah or Ma'aser to a woman who was permitted to eat it?

(c)Why did the Chachamim subsequently forbid the owner to give a portion to ...

1. ... a Yisrael married to a Levi?

2. ... to an unmarried bas Levi and even to an unmarried bas Kohen?

13)

(a)The last ruling (prohibiting a bas Kohen who marries a Levi from eating either Terumah or Ma'aser) incorporates - the prohibition against the owner to give a portion of Terumah or Ma'aser either to a bas Kohen or to a bas Levi.

(b)Initially - whoever was permitted to eat Terumah or Ma'aser could receive from the owner 'distributing at the barn' a portion of Terumah or Ma'aser (including a bas Kohen or a bas Levi).

(c)The Chachamim subsequently forbade the owner to give a portion to ...

1. ... a Yisrael married to a Levi - in case she becomes divorced, and the owners, thinking that she is still married, continue to give her a portion.

2. ... to an unmarried bas Levi and bas Kohen - based on the principle ('Lo P'lug'), not to draw a distinction between one woman and another.

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14)

(a)We have already learned that a bas Yisrael who marries a Kohen is permitted to eat Terumah. On what condition is she permitted to continue doing so after her husband's death?

(b)What does the Mishnah say in a case where the same woman subsequently marries a Levi?

(c)Why is she forbidden to eat Terumah?

14)

(a)We have already learned that a bas Yisrael who marries a Kohen is permitted to eat Terumah. She may continue to do so after he husband's death - provided she has a son from him.

(b)In a case where the same woman subsequently marries a Levi, the Mishnah rules - that she may eat Ma'aser, but not Terumah ...

(c)... because she has now become a Zarah (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

15)

(a)And what does the Tana also say in a case where ...

1. ... her Levi husband, from whom she has a child, dies?

2. ... she then marries a Yisrael, from whom she has a child, and who subsequently dies?

(b)What if her son from the Kohen or the Levi is still alive?

(c)And what will be the Din if her son from the Yisrael subsequently dies?

15)

(a)The Tana also rules in a case where ...

1. ... her Levi husband, from whom she has a child, dies - that she may continue to eat Ma'aser provided she has a son from him.

2. ... she then marries a Yisrael, from whom she has a child, and who subsequently dies - that she may no longer eat Ma'aser either ...

(b)... even if her son from the Kohen or the Levi is still alive.

(c)In the event that her son from the Yisrael subsequently dies - she becomes permitted to eat Ma'aser (See Tos. Yom-Tov).

16)

(a)Which of the above Dinim do we learn from the Pasuk in Emor "vi'Yelid Beiso heimah Yochlu be'Lachmo"?

(b)How do we read the word "Yochlu" in order to make this D'rashah?

16)

(a)We learn from the Pasuk in Emor "vi'Yelid Beiso Heimah Yochlu be'Lachmo" - that a bas Yisrael whose Kohen husband from whom she has a child, dies, is permitted to eat Terumah.

(b)In order to make this D'rashah, we read the word "Yochlu" - as if it was written 'Ya'achilu', indicating that the child 'feeds' her Terumah.

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17)

(a)On what condition does the Tana ...

1. ... forbid a bas Kohen who marries a Yisrael to eat Terumah even after his death?

2. ... permit her to eat Ma'aser if she then marries a Levi who subsequently dies?

(b)And what does he say in the event that she then marries a Kohen, who dies, leaving her with a child?

(c)What if ..,

1. ... that child subsequently dies?

2. ... her child from the Levi also dies?

3. ... her child from the Yisrael dies too?

(d)From which Pasuk in Emor do we learn the latter Halachah?

17)

(a)The Tana ...

1. ... forbids a bas Kohen who marries a Yisrael to eat Terumah even after his death - if she has a child from him. And it is on the same condition that the Tana ...

2. ... permits her to eat Ma'aser if she then marries a Levi who subsequently dies.

(b)And he also rules - that, in the event that she then marries a Kohen, who dies, leaving her with a child - she is permitted to eat Terumah too.

(c)Should ..,

1. ... that child subsequently die - then she is once again forbidden to eat Terumah.

2. ... her child from the Levi also dies - then she may no longer eat Ma'aser either.

3. ... her child from the Yisrael dies too - then she 'goes back to her father's house', and is permitted to eat Terumah.

(d)We learn the latter Halachah from the Pasuk in Emor - "ve'Shavah el Beis Avihah ki'Ne'urehah,mi'Lechem Avihah Tocheil".

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