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Which four brachos are said exactly once every year outside of Israel?

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The reason why this question is restricted to outside of israel is becuase three special berachot in the seder are said once a year in Eretz Yisrael, and twice a year outside of Israel:

  • Ga'al Yisrael
  • Al achilat matzah
  • Al achilat maror.
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And Kiddush for Shavuot, Sukkot and Shemini Atzeret. – Double AA Dec 27 '11 at 15:59

1)Seeing the first blossoms in the spring (OC 226:1).

2)Bedikas chametz (OC 432:1).

3)The special bracha of "Nachem" during the Mincha Amida of Tisha B'Av (OC 557:1).

4)Lighting candles on erev Yom Kippur (OC 610:2, AS 296).

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#3 is not true in many sephardi minhagim -- we say Nachem during Arvit and Shacharit as well. – Chanoch Jul 12 '10 at 0:07
Here's a fifth: The brocha of Kedushas Hayom in Yom Kippur Musaf. – user146 Jul 13 '10 at 0:30
@AY: I was considering that, but decided against it as it has the same chatima as the beracha of kedushat hayom in the other tefillot – Chanoch Jul 15 '10 at 13:37

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