Chana declared ‘I will seclude myself with a stranger in front of my husband’ which will result in my drinking the Sotah water. How can she allow herself to transgress the prohibition of Yichud?
The Gemara says if one needs to fast on a Shabbos, he should nevertheless atone (for his neglecting Oneg Shabbos) by fasting again… If fasting on Shabbos requires atonement, how can one transgress a prohibition with the intention to atone for it later?
The Gemara by us refers to the word ‘motzi’ as describing a past event. But don’t we find elsewhere that the word ‘motzi’ is used in a present tense – a lashon ‘hoveh’ rather than a lashon ‘avar’ where the word ‘hotzi’ would be used?
We learn that one is required to makes a bracha on barley flour – although it can be harmful – since he derives pleasure from it. How does this concur with the earlier Gemara that we do not make a bracha on olive oil since it is harmful?