Ki Seitzei

  1. How many types of war are discussed in the Torah? Which one is mentioned here?

  2. If a person from the ‘seven nations’ is captured, can he be used as a servant?

  3. “The Torah only spoke (here) against the yetzer horah.” Were is this applied?

  4. Besides conversion, what are the other things the captured women must do to marry?

  5. What will be the future of this kind of marriage according to the Torah?

  6. What kind of children is this woman likely to have? Proof?

  7. The oldest brother takes a double portion. But sometimes he doesn’t. When?

  8. The rebellious son (ben sorer umoreh) gets the death penalty. Why?

  9. Previously he got a lesser punishment. What was it? What crimes did he commit?

  10. How is the next subject in the Torah connected to that of the ben sorer umoreh?

  11. What reason is given for honoring the body of even a sinful person?

  12. If one sees a lost item on the street may he just ignore it (look away)? Ever?

  13. If a lost animal is found, should he be sold or kept (in order to be returned)? Why?

  14. What if you find a wallet on yeshiva grounds - can you use it?

  15. In what case can you be exempt from helping a Jew to lift a load?

  16. What kind of prohibition is there on men’s and women’s garments?

  17. If someone tells you the location of a bird nest, can you go there to do a mitzvoh of shiluach hakan? Reason?

  18. Can one take (and use) the mother bird after sending her off? Proof?

  19. What is the reward for this mitzvoh? How about ‘harder’ mitzvos?

  20. What is the connection between the parshiyos of shiluach hakan, kilayim (mixing seeds), kilayim in plowing, kilayim in garments, and tzitzis?

  21. If the man was destined to get hurt why should the house owner make a fence?

  22. Which manner of planting grain and vines is forbidden by the Torah?

  23. What is incorrect in this statement, “Only an ox with a donkey are forbidden to be used together, and only in planting.”

  24. Why is the mitzvoh of tzitzis written following the prohibition of shatnez?

  25. Prove that one aveiro leads to another. How is this stated in Pirkei Avos?

  26. Prove that the Torah considers a child’s (even a grown child’s) behavior a reflection of his or her upbringing.

  27. What are the two penalties for a motzi sheim rah?

  28. Who is punished more severely, an engaged women or a married woman who sinned?

  29. “A break in the wall (of modesty) invites the criminal.” Where is this exempt?

  30. Prove that forcing someone to sin is considered like killing him.

  31. Prove that when you’re really forced into an aveiro, you are exempt from punishment. What is the Hebrew term for this kind of aveiro? Other kinds?

  32. What kind of (Jewish) person may never marry a Jew (by birth)?

  33. Two reasons are stated why men (only) from Amon and Moav may not marry Jewish women.

  34. Edomite and Egyptian converts may marry Jews a little later. When?

  35. Why is the Torah more strict with Amon and Moav than with the Egyptians?

  36. Prove that the Torah wants us to be thankful for a favor eternally

  37. Prove that the one who causes a person to sin is doing a bigger harm than if he had killed him. Give a reason for your answer.

  38. Someone who did good things to you at first, but then became cruel to you — should you remember both, forget both, or remember one? Proof?

  39. Nowadays, if an Egyptian convert wants to marry a Jew, may he (or she)?

  40. Why is special care to avoid tumah necessary in war-time?

  41. A person must keep the area around him clean even in hard times. Proof?

  42. What is the right thing to do if a runaway slave comes to you?

  43. Give a case where a good, healthy lamb is disqualified for a korban.

  44. How many aveiros are done when one takes interest from a Jew?

  45. When promising to bring a korban as a donation, how long may you delay it?

  46. A person who is working in someone’s vineyard, may he eat lots of grapes?

  47. How does a divorce (get) proceed? May the divorced couple remarry each other?

  48. The first year of marriage, the exemption from the draft is bigger than other exemptions. How?

  49. What kind of security (for a loan) may not be taken? Why?

  50. If someone kidnaps a Jew and sells him, what is his punishment?

  51. There was a great tragedy in our history that was connected to the above. Can you guess which?

  52. Why is Miriam’s leprosy mentioned here?

  53. In what manner are we forbidden to take security (mashkon) from the borrower?

  54. Sometimes we must keep returning the security daily. Explain.

  55. Is there a difference in the gravity of the aveiro of withholding wages from a rich worker or a poor one? Proof?

  56. Is there a difference whether a verdict is tilted for a rich or a poor man?

  57. Why is the exodus from Mitzrayim mentioned here?

  58. There is one mitzvoh which can never be done with kavana! Which?

  59. Do we give pe’ah from fruit trees? Proof?

  60. What is incorrect in this statement: The prohibition against muzzling (closing the mouth) of animals is applicable only ‘for an ox while he threshes the grain’?

  61. Why is the subject of malkos written next to the above prohibition?

  62. Prove that it is against the Torah law to hit a person (even a bad person).

  63. In what cases does the mitzvoh of yibum not apply?

  64. And where does chalitzah apply? How is it done?

  65. What is Amalek compared to?

  66. Why is it written next to the section on correct weights?

  67. Prove that cheating in business brings losses and honesty brings blessings.