Parsha Q&A - Ki Seitzei
Parshas Ki Seitzei
- The captive woman must change out of her 'captivity garment.' Why?
- How do a first-born and his brother split three equal portions of land inherited from their father?
- What does a ben sorer u'moreh (wayward and rebellious son) do to incur the death penalty?
- What will become of a ben sorer u'moreh if his parents don't bring him to court?
- What do you do if you find a lost object that costs money to maintain?
- Why does the Torah forbid wearing the clothing of the opposite gender?
- Why does the Torah link the mitzvah of 'sending away the mother-bird' with the mitzvah of making a railing?
- When is it permitted to wear wool and linen?
- Although the Egyptians enslaved the Jewish People, the Torah allows marriage with their third-generation converts. Why?
- Why is it worse to cause someone to sin than to kill him?
- If one charges interest to his fellow Jew, how many commandments has he transgressed?
- What is the groom's obligation to his bride during their first year together?
- What type of object may one not take as security for a loan?
- When is a kidnapper guilty of a capital offense?
- "Remember what Hashem did to Miriam (24:9)" To what event does the Torah refer?
- "Fathers will not be put to death because of their sons...." What does this mean?
- If a poor person finds money, the one who lost the money receives a blessing. From where do we derive this?
- Two people in this weeks parsha are required to speak in Lashon Hakodesh. Who are they?
- How does the Torah describe those who cheat in business?
- Which of the Jewish People were subject to attack by Amalek?
|Why does the Torah forbid working with an ox and a donkey harnessed together?|
- 21:13 - Because it is a beautiful garment which she wears for immoral purposes.
- 21:17 - The first born gets two portions and his brother gets one.
- 21:18 - Stealing, and eating meat and wine gluttonously.
- 21:22 - He will eventually rob and kill to support his physical indulgences.
- 22:2 - Sell it, and save the money until you find out who the owner is.
- 22:5 - It leads to immorality.
- 22:8 - To teach that one mitzvah leads to another.
- 22:12 - Wool tzitzis on a linen garment.
- 23:8 - Because they hosted Yaakov and his family during the famine.
- 23:9 - Murder takes away life in this world, while causing someone to sin takes away his life in the World to Come.
- 23:21 - Three; two negative commandments and a positive commandment.
- 24:5 - To make her happy.
- 24:6 - Utensils used to prepare food.
- 24:7 - If he works the victim as a slave and sells him.
- 24:9 - Hashem punishing Miriam with Tzara'as for speaking Lashon Harah.
- 24:15 - Fathers will not be put to death based on the testimony of their sons. That is, relatives are invalid as witnesses.
- 24:19 - From the mitzvah to leave the 'forgotten bundle' for poor people.
- 25:8 - The yavam (brother-in-law) and the yavamah (his childless brother's widow).
- 25:16 - "An abomination (to'evah) to Hashem your G-d...."
- 25:18 - Those who lost the protection of the ananei hakavod due to their sins.
|When the ox chews its cud, the donkey will hear and start to
feel hunger pangs.|
(Da'as Zekeinim Miba'alei HaTosafos)
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