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Tractate of Mishna which deals with non-sacrificial animal laws

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How can ancestors leave a makom l'hisgader?

The gemara in חולין on 6b / 7a (apologies, on mobile so can't provide link) discusses how the copper snake of Moshe should have been destroyed by earlier Kings (specifically referring to those kings ...
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Whence Rabbi Yosei Manda'ah?

Shmuel Safrai in his book בימי הבית ובימי המשנה, p. 204, notes: "בכפר זה חי גם אמורא בשם רבי יוסי מנדאה" "In this village (Kfar Mandi) lived another amora by the name of Rabbi Yosei ...
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כדי ביקור\כדי שחיטה

In Chulin 32a, there is an argument between Tana Kama and Rabbi Shimon regarding what happens if you break in the middle of Shechita. If the break is too long, the Shechita is Pasul. According to Tana ...
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Why is the gemara selective about when it presents a mnemonic?

In masechet Chullin, 19b, the gemara introduces an anecdote with the following (10th line down here) statement: (סימן בכ"ד) There is one side note saying that this was (is?) erased but I'm not ...
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What exactly is "the salt of sodom"?

One is obligated to wash one's hands after a meal due to danger of "sodom salt" which is said to cause blindness. R. Judah the son of R. Hiyya said: Why did [the Rabbis] say that it was a ...
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Is the partially generated animal dead?

Chulin, chapter 9, mishna 6, is discussing the ritual impurity imparted by a dead sheretz (animal of any of certain types). Note that the impurity is imparted only by a dead animal. The mishna says (...
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Brisker seforim on chullin

I want to learn the style of brisker lomdus in conjunction with chullin. What are some good seforim for this? I asking specifically an analysis connected to the daf
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How many righteous men are in each generation?

I have been reading questions about the lamed-vav, the 36 righteous people who exist in each generation. But Rashi, in Zecharia 11:12 cites the gemara in Chullin 92a which has an opinion that there ...
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Is there a certain size where bugs are not required to be checked?

BH Is there a certain size that bugs don’t have to be checked anymore because they’re too small and if yes what is the size? And what is the source of this size?
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Slaughtering with a non-kosher knife לכתחילה (Rashi, חולין דף ח ע״ב)

Rashi to Chulin 8 amud 2 takes the unusual step of mentioning the practical halacha that he derived from the g'mara. He says that, because the g'mara came to no conclusion about what to do with an ...
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What Bugs are common in Wheat & spelt?

BH I know one of the common insects found in lettuce are called aphids although what are the common bugs found in Wheat & Spelt? My teacher told me to watch out for little black dots on them ...
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What’s the process of checking insects when making wine

BH What’s the process checking for insects when making wine? Is there any videos on this and where does it talk about this in Shulchan Aruch And Halacha?
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Where does it say In Shulchan Aruch That Grains don’t need to be checked so much?

BH I’m trying to check Grains in order to make flour and someone told me that grains them selfs don’t need to be checked so much and could possibly fall into the same category as Oranges which I heard ...
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