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1. If one slaughters with a wheel being rotated by a person, the Shechitah is valid.
2. If one ties up another and directs a stream of water at him which kills him, it is regarded as murder and he is Chayav Misah.
3. Rebbi and Rebbi Chiya disagree about whether Shechitah may be done with a rock or reed that is attached to the ground.
4. If one worships something attached to the ground as an Avodah Zarah, it is not forbidden to derive benefit from it. If it previously had been detached from the ground, then it is forbidden.
5. A person places a plate on a wall so that the rain will clean it. If the rainwater falls from the plate onto produce, the produce becomes susceptible to Tum'ah.
6. A person places a plate on a wall so that the rain will not touch the wall. If the rainwater falls from the plate onto produce, the produce does not become susceptible to Tum'ah.
7. If one was pleased with the rain because it washed off his wall, and the rainwater subsequently dripped on produce, there is a dispute about whether it susceptible to Tum'ah, according to Rebbi Elazar.
8. If one inserts a knife into the wall and slaughters with it, the Shechitah is valid.
9. According to Rav Zevid, one may slaughter an animal with the knife on bottom and the animal on top, unless the knife is attached to the ground. Rav Papa disagrees.
10. Rebbi Yishmael maintains that when the Jewish people were in the Midbar, they were forbidden to eat meat unless the animal was brought as a Korban.
A BIT MORE
1. However, Rav Papa rules that even if it is a water-powered wheel, if the wheel does the Shechitah within the first two rotations after a person removes the part which prevents the water from causing the wheel to revolve, it is considered as though the Shechitah was done by the power of the person and it is valid.
2. However, he is Chayav Misah only if he directed the water at him from a close distance. Otherwise, his act is considered a Gerama and he is Patur.
3. According to Rebbi Chiya, the Shechitah is valid even l'Chatchilah. According to Rebbi, it is Pasul even b'Di'eved.
4. Therefore, if one worships his house as an Avodah Zarah, it is forbidden to derive benefit from the house.
5. The owner was pleased that the rainwater cleaned the plate. Although he did not intend for the water to drip on the produce, it makes the produce susceptible to Tum'ah.
6. Since the owner does not want the rain, it does not make the produce susceptible to Tum'ah.
7. However, according to Rav Papa, there is no disagreement. It depends on the type of wall. If it is the wall of a cave which was always attached to the ground, the produce does not become susceptible to Tum'ah, but otherwise the produce becomes susceptible to Tum'ah.
8. Rebbi maintains that Shechitah with an object attached to the ground is not a valid Shechitah. However, in this case, it is a valid Shechitah because a person is not Mevatel a knife to the wall.
9. According to Rav Papa, when one slaughters a bird, the knife may be on the bottom, since the bird is light and there is no concern that its weight will press down on the knife.
10. However, upon their entry to Eretz Yisrael, according to Rebbi Yishmael the majority of the people lived at a distance from the Mishkan, so they were permitted to eat meat without bringing a Korban.
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