[Avodah] Sukkah Yeshana

Micha Berger micha at aishdas.org
Mon Jan 7 12:30:30 PST 2019

On Thu, Dec 27, 2018 at 07:50:25PM +0000, Rich, Joel via Avodah wrote:
: The Mishna in Sukkah (9a) discusses Sukkah Yeshana which one would have
: thought meant an old sukkah (schach) yet the discussion in the gemara
: indicates that it is an issue of lishma (intent). Why didn't the Mishna
: use the language of lishma?

Because the mishnah is giving you an umdena. If you find a sukkah that is
more than 30 days old, assume it's lo lishmah.

Lo lishmah being assur is a step before this din.

Chodesh Tov!

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