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Menachot 103

By Michelle Cohen Farber / November 21, 2018 | ื™ืดื’ ื‘ื›ืกืœื• ืชืฉืขืดื˜

If someone vows to bring a meal offering but mentions details that are inaccurate, do we obligate him/her to bring a mincha offering or do we assume that the end contradicts the beginning of the statement and that his/her intention was not to bring a meal offering? The largest quantity of fine flour one can…

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Menachot 104

By Michelle Cohen Farber / November 22, 2018 | ื™ืดื“ ื‘ื›ืกืœื• ืชืฉืขืดื˜

What are the halachot regarding voluntary offerings of wine and oil – can they be brought voluntarily? Are there specific quantities? Can one bring a voluntary meal offering of the type that were brought with sacrifices or does it need to be one of the five mentioned in the Torah? What happens if one specifies…

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Menachot 105

By Michelle Cohen Farber / November 23, 2018 | ื˜ืดื• ื‘ื›ืกืœื• ืชืฉืขืดื˜

The gemara continues to bring another case not mentioned in the mishna – if one said types (plural) or minchaย (singular) – how many would one need to bring? The gemaraย discusses whether the mishnaย can fit in with Rabbi Shimon’s opinion who holds that in addition to the 5 types mentioned in the Torah, one can also…

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Menachot 107

By Michelle Cohen Farber / November 25, 2018 | ื™ืดื– ื‘ื›ืกืœื• ืชืฉืขืดื˜

The mishna and gemara discuss cases of general vows (where one specified somewhat but not enough) or vows where one specified but doesn’t remember what was specified – what is one to do in orderย to fulfill one’s vow?

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Menachot 108

By Michelle Cohen Farber / November 26, 2018 | ื™ืดื— ื‘ื›ืกืœื• ืชืฉืขืดื˜

Why were there 6 boxes for money for voluntary offerings in the Beit Hamikdash (6 out of 13 were for this!)? If someone specified a particular animal for a voluntary offering and it became blemished, are there rules regarding what one can bring in its stead?

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Menachot 109

By Michelle Cohen Farber / November 27, 2018 | ื™ืดื˜ ื‘ื›ืกืœื• ืชืฉืขืดื˜

ย The mishna discusses a temple called the house of Onais that was in Egypt – if someone vows to bring a sacrifice there or to shave his hair (if he is a nazir), what is considered fulfillment of the vow? If a priest worshipped there and then returns to wroship in the Temple – can…

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Menachot 110

By Michelle Cohen Farber / November 28, 2018 | ื›ืณ ื‘ื›ืกืœื• ืชืฉืขืดื˜

Was the Temple of Onias created for God or for idol worship – what lead to its establishment? The gemara ends with various statements regarding – leadership and those who desire leadership positions, the important of Talmud Torah as a replacement for sacrifices, the concept that all sacrifices are equal before God – rich people’s…

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