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Tractate Menachot ("Meal Offerings"), is the second tractate of the Order of Kodashim. It has Gemara in the Babylonian Talmud and a Tosefta.

Subject Matter[edit]

Menachot deals with the rules regarding the preparation and presentation of grain-meal and drink offerings, including the meal-offering that was burnt on the altar and the remainder that was consumed by the priests as specified in the Torah (Lev 2:1 and on); the bringing of the omer of barley (Lev 23:10), the two loaves (Lev 23:17), and the showbread (Lev 24:5).as offerings in the Temple in Jerusalem.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Birnbaum, Philip (1975). "Kodashim". A Book of Jewish Concepts. New York, NY: Hebrew Publishing Company. pp. 541–542. ISBN 088482876X. 
  2. ^ Epstein, Isidore, ed. (1948). "Introduction to Seder Kodashim". The Babylonian Talmud. vol. 5. Singer, M.H. (translator). London: The Soncino Press. pp. xvii–xxi. 
  3. ^  Lauterbach, Jacob Z.; et al. (1904). "Kodashim". In Singer, Isidore; et al. Jewish Encyclopedia. 7. New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company. p. 527-528.