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Mishnah, Sukkah, 3.8

nanThey may not bind the lulav except with [strands of] its own species, the words of Rabbi Judah. Rabbi Meir says: it may be bound even with a cord. Rabbi Meir said: it happened that the men of Jerusalem used to bind their lulavs with strands of gold. They answered him: but they bound it with [strands of] its own species underneath [the strands of gold]."

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1. Mishnah, Sukkah, 3.1, 3.5, 3.13, 4.4 (1st cent. CE - 3rd cent. CE)

3.1. A stolen or a dried up lulav is invalid. One [that came] from an asherah tree or from a condemned city is invalid. If its top was broken off or its leaves were detached, it is invalid. If its leaves are spread apart it is valid. Rabbi Judah says he should tie it at the top. The thorny palms of the iron mountain are valid. A lulav which is three handbreadths in length, long enough to wave, is valid." 3.5. An etrog which is stolen or withered is invalid. One from an asherah or a condemned city is invalid. of orlah or of unclean terumah it is invalid. of clean terumah, he should not take it, but if he did take it, it is valid. of demai (doubtfully-tithed): Bet Shammai says it invalid, And Bet Hillel says it valid. of second tithe, it should not be taken [even] in Jerusalem, but if he took it, it is valid." 3.13. If the first day of the festival falls on Shabbat, all the people bring their lulavim to the synagogue [on Friday]. The next day they arise early [and come to the synagogue] and each one recognizes his own [lulav] and takes it, since the sages said “one cannot fulfill his obligation on the first day of the festival with his friend’s lulav.” But on the other days of the festival one may fulfill his obligation with the lulav of his fellow." 4.4. The mitzvah of the lulav how was it carried out? If the first day of the festival fell on Shabbat, they brought their lulavim to the Temple Mount, and the attendants would receive them and arrange them on top of the portico, and the elders laid theirs in the chamber. And they would teach the people to say, “Whoever gets my lulav in his hand, let it be his as a gift.” The next day they got up early, and came [to the Temple Mount] and the attendants threw down [their lulavim] before them, and they snatched at them, and so they used to come to blows with one another. When the court saw that they reached a state of danger, they instituted that each man should take [his lulav] in his own home."
2. Tosefta, Sukkah, 2.10 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

2.10. If one does not have a citron, he must not take in his hand a quince, or any other fruit. Withered fruits are valid, but dried ones are not valid. Rabbi Yehudah, however, says that even dried-up ones are valid. And again he says: There is a story of the men of Carbin that they used to transmit their lulavs in the time of persecution. They said to him, The time of persecution is no proof."

Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
akiba Rubenstein(1995) 201
band Rubenstein(1995) 201
contemporary historians,knobbed bolt Simon-Shushan (2012) 127
counter-narratives Simon-Shushan (2012) 127
eliezer Rubenstein(1995) 201
etrog,citron Rubenstein(1995) 201
events Simon-Shushan (2012) 127
exempla,as precedents Simon-Shushan (2012) 127
exempla,challenges Simon-Shushan (2012) 127
formulations,apodictic,lulav binding Simon-Shushan (2012) 127
gangplank story,precedent,narrative Simon-Shushan (2012) 127
halakhic events Simon-Shushan (2012) 127
judah,r,lulav binding Simon-Shushan (2012) 127
knobbed bolt story Simon-Shushan (2012) 127
lulav Rubenstein(1995) 201
men of jerusalem Rubenstein(1995) 201
precedent,narrative' Simon-Shushan (2012) 127
sabbath Rubenstein(1995) 201
simeon ben gamliel,r. Simon-Shushan (2012) 127
synagogue Rubenstein(1995) 201
temple Rubenstein(1995) 201