Tuesday, April 18, 2023

וביום השמיני ימול בשר ערלתו

 Riddle:


ראובן the firstborn (בכור) from both parents was a perfectly healthy baby, yet, no Bris will be done on him because of מתו אחיו מחמת מילה. His two younger brothers died when they had their Bris.

How is this possible?

                       וביום השמיני ימול בשר ערלתו



Riddle:

ראובן the firstborn (בכור) from both parents was a perfectly
healthy baby, yet, no Bris will be done on him because
of מתו אחיו מחמת מילה. His two younger brothers died when
they had their Bris.
How is this possible?

 

Answer:
Triplets

a) ראובן is a triplet born Friday night בין השמשות. His two
younger brothers were born on שבת proper. Reuvain's Bris gets
postponed to Sunday while his two younger brothers have
it done בזמנו on Shabbos.

b) ראובן was born by C-section (Bris gets postponed to
Sunday.)

Hence his two younger brothers have their Bris done 
before ראובן,

 

 

 

 

 

1 comment:

  1. To second answer: a yotzei dofen loses MOST rights of bechor and would be a misnomer

    ReplyDelete

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