Chapter 2, Mishna 1 Today we study an important debate between Rav and Levi regarding which services in the Holy Temple, if performed by a non-Priest, would result in “kares” for him, i.e. death at the hands of the Heavenly Court. So first, let’s learn a little bit about the great sage Levi. Why did they hold four separate lotteries each day for the priestly duties in the Temple? Rabbi Yochanan says, to create a commotion!