The Gemara (Sukkah 9a) learns out from the verse, that just like it is forbidden to benefit from a sacrifice, so too is it forbidden to benefit from the sukkah

The question is: is it possible to benefit from the Sukkah through Hataras Nedarim like it would be regarding an animal that was consecrated to be a sacrifice?

  • What vow would you be annulling in this case?
    – Double AA
    May 8 at 22:56
  • Wouldn't that mean it's not a sukkah anymore and you didn't fulfill the mitzvah?
    – Heshy
    May 8 at 23:08
  • @Heshy, a sukkah is Kosher even if it wasn’t made for the Mitzvah
    – שלום
    May 8 at 23:09
  • Is the schach of sukot ganbach or rakbash permitted to benefit from? Leaving aside that I don't think the gemara is necessarily comparing the schach to a live hekdesh animal for all purposes, it seems one who did this would be trying to have his cake and eat it too by leaving it as schach but without the din that comes with schach. Relatedly, the gemara doesn't mention that you can designate schach al tanai like you can with noi sukkah.
    – Avraham
    May 8 at 23:19
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    @Heshy, or let’s say a bit of Sechach fell from the Sukkah
    – שלום
    May 8 at 23:28


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