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Meilah

Meilah 2

By Michelle Cohen Farber / September 19, 2019 | ื™ืดื˜ ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืขืดื˜

In which cases of a disqualified sacrifice is there potential for one to be obligated in meilah (misuse of consecrated property)? In what cases is there no potential for meilah?

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Meilah 3

By Michelle Cohen Farber / September 20, 2019 | ื›ืณ ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืขืดื˜

The gemara continue to grapple (using other tannaitic sources) with Ulla’s teaching that animals that die are not subject to laws of meilah from the Torah but arefrom the rabbis. The gemara distinguishes between animals that people separate themselves from and animals that they don’t generally separate from. The gemara raises a question against Raba…

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Meilah 5

By Michelle Cohen Farber / September 22, 2019 | ื›ืดื‘ ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืขืดื˜

What is the moment thatย Rabbi Yehoshua refers to”that the priests are allowed to eat the meat” (that if the sacrifice is disqualified after that, there will be no laws of meilah in items of higher sanctity)? Is it the moment of slaughter, of accepting the blood or of sprinkling the blood? The gemara brings proofs…

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Meilah 6

By Michelle Cohen Farber / September 23, 2019 | ื›ืดื’ ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืขืดื˜

The gemara brings more sources to resolve the issue of whether or the moment of the meat being considered permitted to priests is the moment of accepting the blood (enabling the sprinkling) or the moment of sprinkling the blood (enabling the meat to be eaten). Each source is explained according to each approach and therefore…

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Meilah 7

By Michelle Cohen Farber / September 24, 2019 | ื›ืดื“ ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืขืดื˜

Various emoraim limit Rabbi Akiva’s statements in the mishna: sprinkling the is only effective in a case disqualified due to it having the meat been removed from the courtyard if only part of the meat was removed, also if meat was removed and not blood. Also in the case brought regarding two animals designated for…

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Meilah 8

By Michelle Cohen Farber / September 25, 2019 | ื›ืดื” ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืขืดื˜

What happens at each stage of the bird sin offering (designation of the animal, its slaughter and sprinkling of its blood) regarding when there is or isn’t potential for meilah, its ability to become disqualified by a tvul yom or mechusar kipurim coming in contact with it or being left overnight, and it’s ability to…

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Meilah 9

By Michelle Cohen Farber / September 26, 2019 | ื›ืดื• ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืขืดื˜

What happens to each type of sacrifice at each stage regarding meilah and other issues? Is the law regarding removing the ashes from the pile on top of the altar considered the final mitzva of the sacrifice or just part of upkeep of the altar? One who benefits (meilah) from sactified items, what is done…

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Meilah 10

By Michelle Cohen Farber / September 27, 2019 | ื›ืดื– ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืขืดื˜

Rava narrows the debate between Rav and Rabbi Yochananย regarding meilah in ashes from the pile on the altar. He also limits the halacha mentioned in the braita regarding payment for meilah for a sin offering where the owner atones using a differnt animal. The mishna lists items that have nothing that enables thm to be…

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Meilah 12

By Michelle Cohen Farber / September 29, 2019 | ื›ืดื˜ ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืขืดื˜

The discussions continue regarding items that have or don’t have meilah and at what stages: the askes from the inner altar, the residue from the menora, birds that are either too young or too old. What is the law regarding milk and eggs of sanctified animals – on what is it dependent?

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Meilah 13

By Michelle Cohen Farber / September 29, 2019 | ื›ืดื˜ ื‘ืืœื•ืœ ืชืฉืขืดื˜

How are laws of ownership of the treasury different from ownership of an individual? If one desiginated a pit full of water to the temple, how is that different from one who desingated a pit and after it filled up with rainwater? If one works in a field, one is allowed to eat on the…

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