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Zevachim 26

By Michelle Cohen Farber / May 9, 2018 | כ״ד באייר תשע״ח

Different possible disqualifications are discussed.

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Zevachim 27

By Michelle Cohen Farber / May 10, 2018 | כ״ה באייר תשע״ח

Study Guide Zevachim 27. Three explanations are given for the mishna which disqualifies a sacrifice whose blood was sprinkled in the wrong place on the altar or the wrong altar. Each explanation is analyzed and questions are raised in light of other sources.

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Zevachim 28

By Michelle Cohen Farber / May 11, 2018 | כ״ו באייר תשע״ח

The mishna discusses the cases of incorrect intention called pigul. Details regarding the skin of the tail is mentioned. Three explanations are brought to explain what the case regarding the tail is referring to. Then the gemara struggles to find a source for why pigul relating to time is disqualified and the person gets punished by karet but…

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Zevachim 30

By Michelle Cohen Farber / May 13, 2018 | כ״ח באייר תשע״ח

If one did have multiple “bad” intents during the sacrificial rites, it is not considered pigul that one would receive karet. Rabbi Yehuda disagrees in a particular case. Rabbi Yochanan and Ilfa disagree as to which case exactly does Rabbi Yehuda disagree. A debate in tmura regarding a similar situation is brought as a comparison.

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Zevachim 31

By Michelle Cohen Farber / May 14, 2018 | כ״ט באייר תשע״ח

Study Guide Zevachim 31. Different cases are discussed where there is some combination of time and place pigul and the question is does one get karet for them or not even according to Rabbi Yehuda’s approach? Different inferences are made from one line in the mishna in order to answer various questions.

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Zevachim 32

By Michelle Cohen Farber / May 15, 2018 | א׳ בסיון תשע״ח

Who is allowed to slaughter the animal for a sacrifice? The mishna words it in a way that sounds like it is only post facto allowed – however this contradicts another source which indicates it is permitted ab initio. The mishna also indicated that if an impure person slaughtered. it is allowed, however another source contradicts…

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Zevachim 33

By Michelle Cohen Farber / May 16, 2018 | ב׳ בסיון תשע״ח

Study Guide Zevachim 33. Three different versions are brought regarding what Reish Lakish said. Questions (and possible support) are brought regarding two of the versions.

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Zevachim 34

By Michelle Cohen Farber / May 17, 2018 | ג׳ בסיון תשע״ח

Various debates of Rabbi Yochanan and Reish Lakish are brought regarding impurities in the mikdash. How does the mishna allow for some mistakes to be rectified?

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Zevachim 35

By Michelle Cohen Farber / May 18, 2018 | ד׳ בסיון תשע״ח

There is a debate regarding why during the sacrificing of the Pashal sacrifices, the drain was plugged to that the blood would stay in the azara. What parts of the animal are susceptible to pigul? Rabbi Elezar says that certain cases where a thought regarding a part of the animal (like a fetus) will not cause…

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Zevachim 38

By Michelle Cohen Farber / May 21, 2018 | ז׳ בסיון תשע״ח

What is the source for Beit Hillel regarding his argument with Beit Shamai about a sin offering – if blood was only sprinkled on one corner of the altar, was atonement effected? Two different sources are brought. Rabbi Yochanan and Rav Papa list the status of the other 3 sprinklings (after atonement is effected) regarding various…

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