Category: Megillah

Rabbi Baruch Bodenheim: Megillah 25B: ViEilu Nikrin vilo Mitargimin Maaseh Reuven (03/13/17)

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  • Learn the גמרא from first set of two dots on :דף כ”ה (sixth wide lines) until the end of the פרק

    Learn ” תוס’ “מעשה

    Questions:

    • Why must one change the language of the פסוק to a nicer form? See מהרש”א
    • Why is it permitted to -make ליצנות -ridicule  ע”ז ?
    • The גמרא says that if reports are being circulating about an individual involved in illicit relat it is permitted to degrade him. How is it permitted to believe these reports ? Why is it not לשון הרע?
    • See ‘”רש”י “דיסני” & “בג well
    • Why is it permitted to say bad reports about this individual parents? See מקור חיים ה’ לה”ר כלל ז’ אות ח

Rabbi Baruch Bodenheim: Megillah 25B: Maaseh Lot ushnei binosuv nikrah umitargeim (03/08/17)

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  • Review last משנה on bottom of .דף כ”ה and the גמרא until the two dots on :דף כ”ה (sixth wide lines).

    Questions:

    • Whose honor are we concerned about when reading מעשה ראובן?  See ר”ן
    • What is so bad about keeping the מצות because of reward or punishment? Doesn’t the גמרא פסחים say a person should always start performing מצות שלא לשמה because that will bring a person to person them לשמה? See תוס’ רא”ש and רשב”א
    • Why are we not concerned for the lack of respect to דוד המלך by translating the stories of אמנון & אבשלום  See ר”ן
    • Since we פסקן like ת”ק that we do translate”הודע את ירושלים” so why was the person who translated it in front of ר”א punished?  See ר”ן
    • Why are the sins described by ”הודע את ירושלים”worse then other portions in נביא which we do translate? See תוס’ יו”ט
    Continue the גמרא  until the end of the פרק
    • Why is it permitted to ridicule -make ליצנות – of ע”ז ?

    ר”ן

Rabbi Baruch Bodenheim: Megillah 25A: Amar Rabi Zeira HaOmer Shema, Shema… (03/06/17)

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Quickly review “גמרא כ”ה. “אמר ר’ זירא” (seventh wide line) until the משנה.

Questions:

  • Which scenario do we silence the person who says שמע twice? Learn “רש”י “אמר מילתא” & תוס’ ברכות ל”ד. “אמר פסוקא for different explanation
  • What is the case of saying מודים מודים, is he repeating the word מודים twice or repeating the entire text of מודים ? Learn “מ”ב ס’ קכ”א ,ב & ביה”ל “האומר
  • Do we silence every person who says מודים twice? See “תוס’ ברכות ל”ד. “אמר מודים
  • If one did not have the proper concentration when reciting the first פסוק of קריאת שמע should he repeat the פסוק ? See שו”ע ס’ ס”א סע’ט-י ומ”ב

Learn last משנה on bottom of .דף כ”ה and the גמרא until the two dots on :דף כ”ה (sixth wide lines).

Questions:

  • Whose honor are we concerned about when reading מעשה ראובן?  See ר”ן
  • What is the קמ”ל that we are not concerned about translating מעשה בראשית?  See רא”ש
  • What is so bad about keeping the מצות because of reward or punishment? Doesn’t the גמרא פסחים say a person should always start performing מצות שלא לשמה because that will bring a person to person them לשמה? See תוס’ רא”ש
  • Why are we not concerned for the lack of respect to דוד המלך by translating the stories of אמנון & אבשלום  See ר”ן
  • Since we פסקן like ת”ק that we do translate”הודע את ירושלים” so why was the person who translated it in front of ר”א punished?  See ר”ן

Rabbi Baruch Bodenheim: Megillah 25A: Al Kan Tzipor Yagihoo Rachamecha… (03/01/17)

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Learn “גמרא כ”ה. “ההוא דנחית (five lines before the wide lines) until “אמר ר’ זירא ” (seventh wide line)
Questions:
  • What was the reason of ר’ חנינא that one should not add on to the praises of Hashem?  Learn ריטב”א & מאירי  who give different reasons. (The “מהרש”א ברכות ל”ג: “משל for third reason)
  • How did the גמרא answer its question of is יראת שמים an easy thing to acquire? Why if it is easy for Moshe Rabbeinu explain how it is easy for Klal Yisroel? (מהרש”א ברכות ל”ג:)

(Learn “תוס’ “הכל)

Learn “גמרא כ”ה. “אמר ר’ זירא” (seventh wide line) until the משנה.

Questions:

  • Which scenario do we silence the person who says שמע twice? (Learn “רש”י “אמר מילתא” & תוס’ ברכות ל”ד. “אמר פסוקא for different explanation)
  • What is the case of saying מודים מודים, is he repeating the word מודים twice or repeating the entire text of מודים ? Learn “מ”ב ס’ קכ”א ,ב & ביה”ל “האומר
  • Do we silence every person who says מודים twice? See “תוס’ ברכות ל”ד. “אמר מודים
  • If one did not have the proper concentration when reciting the first pasuk of Krias Shema should he repeat the pasuk?

Rabbi Baruch Bodenheim: Megillah 24B to 25A: Mishna Haomer yivorchucha tovim… (02/27/17)

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Quickly review last משנה on :דף כד (starting with the last word on the דף and the גמרא כ”ה until “ההוא דנחית קמיה דרבה”  (five lines before the wide lines)

Questions:

  • What is the heresy of saying “יברכוך טובים”?  Learn “רש”י & תוס’ “יברכוך as well as “ר”ן על המשנה “יברכוך
  • What is the case of person saying “יברכוך טובים”?  Learn רשב”א
  • When the person repeats מודים for a second time the משנה says we silence him. When do we silence him?  (See :מהרש”א ברכות ל”ג)
  • What is the heresy of saying “על קן ציפור”?  Learn מאירי who gives a different explanation then רש”י

The גמרא brings two reasons why we silence a person who says על קן ציפור יגיעו רחמך because מטיל קנאה … & מפני שעושה מדותיו של הקב”ה רחמים

  • Do they disagree?
  • According to the opinion of שעושה מדותיו של הקב”ה רחמים does that mean there are no reasons for the מצות?  (See פ’ כי תצא כ”ב, ו  אבן עזרא & רמב”ן and ספר החינוך מצוה תקמ”ה)
Learn “גמרא כ”ה. “ההוא דנחית (five lines before the wide lines) until “אמר ר’ זירא ” (seventh wide line)
Questions:
  • What was the reason of ר’ חנינא that one should not add on to the praises of Hashem?  Learn ריטב”א & מאירי  who give different reasons. (The “מהרש”א ברכות ל”ג: “משל for third reason)
  • How did the גמרא answer its question of is יראת שמים an easy thing to acquire? (מהרש”א ברכות ל”ג:)Which scenario do we silence the person who says שמע twice? (Learn “רש”י “אמר מילתא” & תוס’ ברכות ל”ד. “אמר פסוקא for different explanation)
  • What is the case of saying מודים מודים, is he repeating the word מודים twice or repeating the entire text of מודים ? Learn “מ”ב ס’ קכ”א ,ב & ביה”ל “האומר
  • Do we silence every person who says מודים twice? See “תוס’ ברכות ל”ד. “אמר מודים
  • If one did not have the proper concentration when reciting the first pasuk of Krias Shema should he repeat the pasuk?