Pesachim 4 – פסחים ד

According to Rashi (2a) that the reason for Bedikas Chametz is in order to avoid ‘Bal Year’eh’, why would the tenant be obligated to do bedika, since the aforementioned concern applies only to the owner of the Chametz i.e. the landlord?

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Pesachim 4 – פסחים ד


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Today’s Daf Yomi Question:

According to Rashi (2a) that the reason for Bedikas Chametz is in order to avoid ‘Bal Year’eh’, why would the tenant be obligated to do bedika, since the aforementioned concern applies only to the owner of the Chametz i.e. the landlord?

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Eruvin 75 – עירובין עה

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Today’s Daf Yomi Question:

According to the Chachamim they can simply close their door, whereas according to Rebbi Akiva Bittul is required.  Why?

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Eruvin 26 – עירובין כו

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Today’s Daf Yomi Question:

Rebbi Ilaye mentions Arkabalin as being suitable for Maror on Pesach.  This plant is mentioned in Mishnayos Shevi’is and is listed (according to some Girsa’os) amongst plants which are not Ma’achal Adam (meant for human consumption).  Since the passuk states the word ‘Achila’ by Maror, how can one be Yotze the mitzvah of Maror with something not fit for eating?

Eruvin 26 – עירובין כו

Rebbi Ilaye mentions Arkabalin as being suitable for Maror on Pesach.  This plant is mentioned in Mishnayos Shevi’is and is listed (according to some Girsa’os) amongst plants which are not Ma’achal Adam (meant for human consumption).  Since the passuk states the word ‘Achila’ by Maror, how can one be Yotze the mitzvah of Maror with something not fit for eating?

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Shabbos 29 – שבת כט

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Today’s Daf Yomi Question:

The Gemara tells us that ‘Beis Nitza’ were conscientious people and the gezeira (of dragging a heavy bench on a stone floor) did not apply to them.  Asks Rav Moshe Feinstein, we don’t seem to find that the Chachamim would differentiate between people when applying a gezeira; if so how were Beis Nitza allowed to exempt themselves from a universal gezeira?

(Although we learned earlier about exemptions for Kohanim in the Beis Hamikdash, or by the Korban Pesach, that is because the gezeira was never meant to apply to those scenarios in the first place)