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It's confusing to me that no one cites the next line of this Gemara (Yoma 47a) which I have helpfully put in bold below: Tanu Rabanan: Kimchit had seven sons and all of them served as Kohen Godol. The Sages said to her: "What did you do to merit this?" She replied: "The walls of my house never saw the hairs on my head" Replied the Sages: "Many women have ...


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מכת מרדות is not necessarily an indication of something being Rabbinic. You can only get Torah-ordained lashes if you do an action (with 3 exceptions). You can see the a list in the first half of the last Perek in Makos. Listening and looking (and smelling) are not classified as actions and therefore one who looks at forbidden things and one who listens ...


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Have a look at eh Mishna in Shabbos 10:6 הנוטל ציפורניו זו בזו או בשיניו, וכן שיערו, וכן שפמו, וכן זקנו, וכן הגודלת, וכן הכוחלת, וכן הפוקסת--רבי אליעזר מחייב חטאת, וחכמים אומרים משום שבות. התולש מעציץ נקוב, חייב; ושאינו נקוב, פטור. רבי שמעון פוטר בזה ובזה The Bartenura says: When Chachamim say that you are Patur from a Korban, it's only when cutting ...



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