Bikkurim 4:5-Shabbos 1:1

Bikkurim 4:5

How is an androginos like neither men nor women? Terumah is not burned from impurity because of his discharge, nor does his discharge make him liable if he should enter the Temple. He cannot be indentured as a Hebrew servant and he cannot be valued like a man or a woman. If a person says, “I am a nazir if (the androginos) is neither a man nor a woman," he is a nazir. Rabbi Yosi says an androginos is a completely separate type of being (i.e., neither a man nor a woman); the Sages say he is either a man or a woman, they just don’t know which. A tumtum (whose genitals are concealed) is not this way – some are men and some are women.

Shabbos 1:1

(Necessary background information: one would liable for violating Shabbos if he transfers an object between the public and private domains. In order to be liable, the same person has to pick the object up in one domain and place it down in the other.)

The transfers between domains on Shabbos are two that are four inside and two that are four outside, as follows: a poor person stands outside (in the public domain) and the homeowner stands inside (in the private domain). If the poor person reaches inside and places something in the homeowner’s hand, or if he takes something from the homeowner and brings it out, the poor man is liable for transferring the object and the homeowner is exempt. If the homeowner reaches out and puts something in the poor man’s hand, or if he takes something from him and brings it in, the homeowner is liable for transferring between domains and the poor person is exempt. If the poor man sticks his hand inside and the homeowner removes something from it, or if he put something in it and the poor man withdraws his hand, they are both exempt. Similarly, if the homeowner stuck his hand out and the poor person took something from it, or put something in it, and the homeowner pulls it back in, they are both exempt.
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