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Makkot 14

By Michelle Cohen Farber / November 19, 2017 | 讗壮 讘讻住诇讜 转砖注状讞

Study Guide Makkot 14. The debate between Rabbi Akiva, Rabbi Yishmael and Rabbi Yitzchak is discussed regarding聽whether or not one gets lashes for sins that one gets karet聽or death by the court.聽 The gemara then relates to the source of the next part of the mishna – that one gets lashes for eating kodashim聽when they…

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Makkot 15

By Michelle Cohen Farber / November 20, 2017 | 讘壮 讘讻住诇讜 转砖注状讞

This week’s shiurim are聽sponsored for refuah shleima for Avraham Moshe ben Pesha Etel. The Gemara brings Rabbi Yochanan’s opinions regarding a negative commandment that is preceded by a positive one.聽 Does one get lashes or not.聽 How is it different from a negative commandment that has a positive commandment written after it to”correct it”聽 (lav…

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Makkot 16

By Michelle Cohen Farber / November 21, 2017 | 讙壮 讘讻住诇讜 转砖注状讞

Rabbi Yochanan and Reish Lakish’s debates continue regarding whether one gets lashes for a doubtful warning (a warning given when it wasn’t clear whether the person was going to violate the prohibition) and a negative commandment that does not have an action associated with it.聽 Both are derived from the same tanna聽– Rabbi Yehuda and…

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Makkot 17

By Michelle Cohen Farber / November 22, 2017 | 讚壮 讘讻住诇讜 转砖注状讞

Our mishna said that one who doesn’t take truma and maaser聽gets lashes but did not mention one who doesn’t give the maaser聽designated for the poor.聽 Rav adds that case to the list and his opinion finds support in another tannitic聽source.聽 Other sins are listed regarding beit聽hamikdash聽type sins that one would get lashes.聽 Rabbi Shimon’s opinion…

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Makkot 18

By Michelle Cohen Farber / November 23, 2017 | 讛壮 讘讻住诇讜 转砖注状讞

Study Guide Makkot 18. Opinions are brought regarding whether putting the bikkurim聽beside the alter or reading the text of the bikkurim聽is critical to fulfilling the mitzva.聽 The case of maaser聽sheni mentioned in the mishna is analyzed as it seems to also appear in the previous mishna.

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Makkot 22

By Michelle Cohen Farber / November 27, 2017 | 讟壮 讘讻住诇讜 转砖注状讞

The mishna listed a case where one plowed and received eight sets of lashes because of unique circumstances.聽 Does one get multiple punishments for an act on yom tov聽that involves multiple melachot聽(as one does on Shabbat)?聽 If so, why isn’t planting also listed in the mishna?聽 Eight other suggestions are made to cases that could…

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Makkot 23

By Michelle Cohen Farber / November 28, 2017 | 讬壮 讘讻住诇讜 转砖注状讞

How were the lashes administered?聽 What situations would provide enough embarrassment for the one getting the lashes that even if some of the lashes were given or in some cases, even if none were yet administered, one would already have fulfilled receiving the punishment?聽 Why was the whip made from a calf and聽a donkey?聽 An…

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Makkot 24

By Michelle Cohen Farber / November 29, 2017 | 讬状讗 讘讻住诇讜 转砖注状讞

While there are 613 mitzvot in the Torah, David and some of the prophets narrowed it down to a smaller list of the most basic mitzvot.聽 聽Why were these specific ones chosen, most of them people justice and righteousness and involving relations between people and not God?聽 The masechet ends with the聽famous story of Rabib…

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