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Tractate about the daily order of the sacrificial procedure in the Beth Hamikdash

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Why can we recite Tikanta shabbos in musaf shabbos amidah without reading Parshas Tamid?

If one doesn't recite Parshas hatamid before Shacharis on Shabbos for whatever reason, how is it still permissible to recite Musaf Shabbos Tikanta Shabbos which describes the musaf offering ? Without ...
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Minimum number of Kohanim and Leviim

When the Beit hamikdash (temple in Jerusalem exists), and the sacrifices etc. all happen, is there a minimum number of kohanim and leviim obligated to serve in the temple? If so what, and what is the ...
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The wicked redemption: chiddush of the Rabbeinu Gershom

The Gemara in Tamid 32a writes: He said to them: Who among you is wiser than the others? They said to him: We are all equal in wisdom, as every matter that you say to us, we solve for you unanimously....
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In Meseches Tamid 31b why are the karbonos interupted for shema?

https://www.sefaria.org/Tamid.31b.1?lang=bi&with=all&lang2=en There is a very detailed description of how the animal is cut up, exactly how the kohanim are to hold it, and then all of the ...
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Can you make a siyum on tractate Tamid?

It's the shortest masechet and has only 7 chapters. It start from 25b, which is unusual. Can you make a siyum on it?
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Pirush on Tamid

Ezra and I have been learning the gemara of Tamid over the phone. In the standard edition (Vilna and subsequent) there is one main pirush (presumably the same one as in the other minor Kodashim ...
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Why did they teach “what is above”?

In tamid (32b): תנא דבי אליהו גיהנם למעלה מן הרקיע וי"א לאחורי הרי חשך They taught in the Beis medrash of Eliyahu: hell is above the sky, and some say beyond “the dark mountains”. And yet in ...
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How did the all-women city get there?

In Tamid (32a): אמר להן בעינא דאיזל למדינת אפריקי אמרו ליה לא מצית אזלת דפסקי הרי חשך אמר להן לא סגיא דלא אזלינא אמטו הכי משיילנא לכו אלא מאי אעביד אמרו ליה אייתי חמרי לובאי דפרשי בהברא ואייתי קיבורי ...
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Did Alexander the Great go to hell and come back alive?

In Tamid (32a): אמר להן בעינא דאיזל למדינת אפריקי אמרו ליה לא מצית אזלת דפסקי הרי חשך אמר להן לא סגיא דלא אזלינא אמטו הכי משיילנא לכו אלא מאי אעביד אמרו ליה אייתי חמרי לובאי דפרשי בהברא ואייתי קיבורי ...
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How to determine who offered the second Korban Tamid of the day?

The mishnah in Tamid 3:1 and Yoma 2:3 says there was a daily lottery for who would bring the (morning) Korban Tamid. There was another Korban Tamid every day. How was the person for the second Tamid ...
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How and why would they grasp the Kohen Gadol's shoulder stones?

Mishnayot Tamid 7:1 says that if the Kohen Gadol entered the Heichal to prostrate himself during the daily service, an honor guard of three kohan would assist him: בִּזְמַן שֶׁכֹּהֵן גָּדוֹל ...
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Why does the incense offerer get a chosen buddy?

Mishnayot Tamid 6:3 says that the kohen who wins the right to offer the daily incense brings a buddy with him to hold one of the vessels and help him retrieve any dropped incense: מִי שֶׁזָּכָה ...
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Why specifically branches as firewood on the Altar?

In Tamid 2:3, the Mishna tells us that the kohanim would bring גִזְרִין - logs - every morning to serve as the fuel for the fire on the Altar. It goes on to report that most types of wood are eligible,...
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Why does the ash-clearing kohen get a reminder of where the shovel is?

In Tamid 1:4, in describing the daily service of clearing the previous day's ash from the Altar, the Mishna tells us of a reminder the assembled kohanim would give to the one kohen selected for the ...
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is there a list of the 93 vessels used in the temple daily?

The mishna in tamid 3:4 indicates there were 93 keilim used in the Beit HaMikdash daily. Is there a source which lists all 93?
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One Gemara cites another -- evidence of the order in which Shas was compiled?

Gemara Tamid notes (on daf 27b) that a certain Braisa appears in Yoma, in Perek Ba Lo Kohen Gadol. This citation is correct; Artscroll notes (Tamid 27b3 #27) that more specifically the Braisa appears ...
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In what sense will the world to come be a Shabbat?

In Birkat Hamazon, we (Ashkenazim...I haven't looked at other texts) add a line on Shabbat, "הַרָחֲמָן הוּא יַנְחִילֵנוּ יוֹם שֶׁכֻּלוֹ שַׁבָּת וּמְנוּחָה לְחַיֵּי הָעוֹלָמִים" which translates to "...
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What did the Kohanim do if there was nobody who hadn't already done the K'toret?

In the Mishna (Tamid 5, 2), it says that only a Kohen who had not done the K'toret yet could do it. מסכת תמיד פרק ה - משנה ב אָמַר לָהֶם, חֲדָשִׁים לַקְּטֹרֶת בֹּאוּ וְהָפִיסוּ. הֵפִיסוּ, ‏ But what ...
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Where did the incense-altar sweeper get his broom from?

Mishna, Tamid chapter 3, in a loose translation: Those who merited removing the ashes from the inner altar and the candelabrum would precede. They had four tools in their hands: the basket, the ...
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How is the small side of a lamb the "large" side?

Maseches Tamid, chapter 4, describes how the lamb offered each morning as a korban tamid was butchered. It says: He arrived at the left side.… The spine was with it and the spleen was ...
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Kohanim slept on guard?

The very start of mishnayos maseches Midos mentions that the kohanim guarded the bes hamikdash in three locations, including bes hamokad, a room on the north side of the mikdash courtyard. The mishna ...
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Was the noise from the Temple really that loud?

Mishnah Tamid 3:8 lists a bunch of things in the Temple that could be heard all the way in Yericho. Some of the things: the gate opening, the Levi'im singing, the Kohein Gadol on Yom Kippur, smelling ...
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When the Leviim guarded the temple, did they sit down?

In Tamid 25b, at the end of the explanation for the term "היו עליות", Rashi writes that no one, except from members of the House of David, could sit down in the Azarah. The Cohanim stood &...
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Why cover coals in the Temple, and what if the cover was needed?

The mishna, Tamid 5:5, indicates that there was a large container used for several things in the Temple. Two of those were that it covered hot coals that spilled on the floor every Sabbath morning, ...
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Why didn't kohanim undress themselves?

The mishna, Tamid 5:3, indicates that those kohanim who had gotten dressed for the day's work but were not needed for it would be stripped of their kohen-clothes by the Temple workers. My kid asked: ...
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Why was the side door to the hechal unlocked so oddly?

The hechal (central room) of the bes hamikdash had its main entrance on its eastern end. To either side of that entrance were cubicles, and the main-floor cubicles on each side had a door to the east ...
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