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Resources for Megillah 25
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Rabbi Yitzchok Gutterman The משנה says that if someone says יברכוך טובים, we are משתקין אותו. The explanation given by רש”י is that we must include the רשעים in our תפילות, like we see by the חלבנה. (See the שדה צופיםon the משנה who quotes from מפרשים that “ציבור” stands for צדיקים, ביונונים, ורשעים.) However, see the רשב“א who […]
Resources for Megillah 24
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Rabbi Yitzchok Gutterman The משנה says that the one who reads the מפטיר is פּורס על שמע. Since being פּורס על שמע refers to saying ברכו ויוצר אור, this seems not to work chronologically, since מפטיר comes after יוצר אור. See the חידושי ר“א מן ההר who says a stunning חידוש that we see from here that in […]