Shabbos 81 – שבת פא

Mar Zutra challenged Rava’s prohibition of manipulating with a stone for concern of hair-removal, by exclaiming “should he endanger himself?”; if (presumably) it is not pikuach nefesh then why would this be grounds for heter?

Shabbos 81 – שבת פא

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Today’s Daf Yomi Question:

Mar Zutra challenged Rava’s prohibition of manipulating with a stone for concern of hair-removal, by exclaiming “should he endanger himself?”; if (presumably) it is not pikuach nefesh then why would this be grounds for heter?

 

Brachos 59 – ברכות נט

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Today’s Daf Yomi Question:

The Gemara challenged the use of the words ‘rov hahodaos’ (Hahem of the majority of thankfulness) but instead one should say ‘kel hahodaos’ (of all thankfulness).  This led Rav Papa to conclude that indeed both terms should be combined together.  But why should one say ‘rov hahodaos’ if it seems to be inappropriate?

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Brachos 59 – ברכות נט

The Gemara challenged the use of the words ‘rov hahodaos’ (Hahem of the majority of thankfulness) but instead one should say ‘kel hahodaos’ (of all thankfulness).  This led Rav Papa to conclude that indeed both terms should be combined together.  But why should one say ‘rov hahodaos’ if it seems to be inappropriate?