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Earlier this week, the daf yomi , for one-and-a-half dapim, discussed the requirement that sacrifices come only from foods that can be eaten by Jews. This is learned from the verse in Yechezkel (45:15): ושה אחת מן הצאן מן המאתים ממשקה … Continue reading
Menachot 4b- Topics in the Gemara – Scope of Shelo Lishmo – Is it the Purpose or Category that Matters?
On daf 4b of the daf yomi, the issue under discussion was the scope of shelo lishmo. Which sacrifices are invalidated by it? Is it a function of the sacrifice’s category or the sacrifice’s purpose? Rav assumes that the reason … Continue reading
The Gemara (2a-4a) discusses the impact and the scope of doing one of the 4 avodot ha’dam with the intent of another sacrifice (or another owner). Some issues that emerge include: The sacrifice still has its full prior status, so if … Continue reading
Topics There four avodot (sacrificial acts) in the offering of a mincha (grain offering) – (1) kemitzah (taking the handbreadth); (2) putting it in the kli sharet (sanctified vessel); (3) bringing the kemitza to the altar; and (4) burning the kemitza and the frankincense … Continue reading