prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler of Kollel Iyun Hadaf
Rosh Kollel: Rabbi Mordecai Kornfeld
(a) Which Isur does the Mishnah list regarding K'lai ha'Kerem besides planting?
(b) What do we learn from the Pasuk in Ki Seitzei ...
1. ... "Pen Tikdash ... "?
2. ... (in connection with Malkos) from "Lo Tizra Karm'cha Kilayim"?
(c) How many sets of Malkos will one receive for planting Kilayim in one's vineyard?
(d) Why is retaining Kilayim in a vineyard not subject to Malkos?
(a) Which of the above specifications does not apply to K'lai Zera'im?
(b) What does the Tana say in this regard about ...
1. ... K'lai Begadim?
2. ... K'lai Beheimah?
(c) What is the Mishnah referring to when it forbids interbreeding two animals that are Kilayim?
(a) What does the Tana mean when he concludes 'K'lai Beheimah Asurim Zeh ba'Zeh'?
(b) Based on which principle do others permit it?
(a) How does the Yerushalmi, based on a 'Kal va'Chomer' from K'lai Begadim, conclude that one is forbidden to ride on a mule (which is a cross between a horse and a donkey)?
(b) How does the Yerushalmi reconcile this with the Pasuk in ...
1. ... Shmuel (in connection with the sons of David, after killing Amnon) "Vayirk'vu Ish al Pirdo, Vayanusu"?
2. ... Melachim (in connection with the coronation of Shlomoh) "Vehirkavtem es Shlomoh B'ni al ha'Pirdah asher Li"?
(c) How do we know that it is permitted to ride on a mule (in spite of the Yerushalmi)?
(d) Why should one nevertheless be careful not to lead two mules together?
(a) What does the Mishnah say about breeding a Beheimah ...
1. ... with a Chayah?
2. ... Teme'ah with a Beheimah Tehorah?
3. ... Teme'ah with a Beheimah Teme'ah?
4. ... Tehorah with Beheimah Tehorah?
5. ... an animal with a bird?
(b) Why might we have thought that most of the above cses are permitted?
(c) From where do we know that "Shor" and "Chamor" are not exclusive?
(d) Which two things are forbidden besides plowing (see Tos. Yom-Tov & Tiferes Yisrael)?
(a) We just learned that someone who leads two different species is Chayav Malkos. What does the Tana Kama say about the person who is sitting on the wagon (see Tiferes Yisrael)?
(b) On what grounds does R. Meir disagree?
(c) Why does the Tana Kama declare him Chayav?
(d) Like whom is the Halachah?
(a) What does the Mishnah say about hitching a donkey to a wagon to which two horses are already hitched?
(a) Why would one hitch a horse to the side or to the back of a wagon that is being drawn by two oxen?
(b) Then why is it forbidden?
(c) It is likewise forbidden to tie a Luvd'kim to a train of camels. What is a 'Luvd'kim'?
(a) On what condition does R. Yehudah permit plowing with two mules?
(b) What is he coming to teach us? Why is this not obvious?
(c) What does he then say about plowing with two mules, one of whose mother is a horse, and the other one, a donkey?
(d) Assuming that the Chachamim disagree with him (see Tos. Yom-Tov's opening comment), like whom is the Halachah?
(a) The Tana now forbids plowing with two P'rutiyos, but permits ha'Ramach. What are 'P'rutiyos'?
(b) On what grounds does he forbid plowing with two of them?
(c) What are 'ha'Ramach' (see Tiferes Yisrael & Mishnah Rishonah)?
(d) Why does he not forbid plowing with them too (like he forbids P'rutiyos)?
(a) The Tana Kama defines Adnei Sadeh as a Chayah. What is 'Adnei Chayah'?
(b) How does one kill it?
(c) 'Adnei Sadeh' is synonymous with 'Yid'oni' (in Kedoshim). Where else in Nach is it mentioned? Under what name?
(d) Based on the Pasuk in Chukas (in connection with Tum'as Meis) "ve'Chol Asher Yiga al-P'nei ha'Sadeh", what does R. Yossi say about 'Adnei ha'Sadeh'?
(e) Like whom is the Halachah?
(a) The Mishnah now discusses 'ha'Kupad' and 'Chuldas ha'Sena'im'. What are they, respectively?
(b) Under what category of creature does the Tana Kama place them?
(a) Rebbi Yossi, citing Beis Shamai, rules that the carcass of Chuldas ha'Sena'im is Metamei k'Zayis be'Masa. What does he say about Maga?
(b) What is the basis for this ruling?
(c) How would the Din differ if it was definitely ...
1. ... a Chayah?
2. ... a Sheretz?
(d) Likw whom is the Halachah?
(a) The Tana Kama defines Shor Bar (or Shor ha'Bar) as a species of Beheimah. What is 'Shor Bar'?
(b) What are the two (see Tos. Yom-Tov) ramifications of this ruling?
(c) What is the reasoning behind it?
(a) On what grounds does R. Yossi disagree with the Tana Kama?
(b) Why can one not determine the status of a Shor Bar by means of the Simanim which Chazal gave to distinguish between a Beheimah and a Chayah?
(c) Like whom is the Halachah?
(a) The Tana Kama defines a dog as a Chayah. What does R. Meir say?
(b) What are the ramifications of this ruling?
(c) Like whom is the Halachah?
(a) How does the Mishnah define ...
1. ... Chazir?
2. ... Arod? What is an 'Arod'?
3. ... an elephant?
4. ... a monkey?
(b) Based on the Pasuk in Ki Seitzei "Lo Sacharosh be'Shor va'Chamor", what does the Tana say about Adam?
Hadran Alach 'K'lai ha'Kerem'