Questions tagged [maseches-bikkurim]

The eleventh tractate in the Order of Zeraim, dealing with the laws concerning the first-fruit gifts to the Kohanim and a description of the donation ceremony

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Bikkurim 2:2 vs. Maaser Sheini 5:10

Bikkurim 2:2: יֵשׁ בְּמַעֲשֵׂר וּבִכּוּרִים מַה שֶּׁאֵין כֵּן בַּתְּרוּמָה, שֶׁהַמַּעֲשֵׂר וְהַבִּכּוּרִים טְעוּנִים הֲבָאַת מָקוֹם, וּטְעוּנִים וִדּוּי, וַאֲסוּרִין לָאוֹנֵן. רַבִּי שִׁמְעוֹן ...
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Why do we need a derasha for thieves and muggers by Bikkurim?

Bikkurim 1:2, with my somewhat rough translation: האריסין והחכורות והסקריקון והגזלן אין מביאים מאותו הטעם משום שנאמר ראשית ביכורי אדמתך Sharecroppers, muggers,1 and thieves do not bring ...
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Is anything known of יהודא בן טיטוס?

In Yerushalmi Bikkurim 11b(end) a person by the name יהודא בן טיטוס is mentioned. I would like to know if this person is the son of the famed roman emperor Titus (unlikely as that may be) or if any ...
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Sukkos and Chanukah Connection

The Gemara in Shabbos 21b gives an explanation for Beis Shammai's opinion that one should count down candles throughout Chanukah that it's just like the karbanos of Sukkos which also counted down. ...