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Who washes and Bentches but does not eat?

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Having thought more about this. I decided that based on the Yiddish meaning of Bentching, everyone who is old enough to say Asher Yatzar does. Because you wash and then bentch Asher Yatzar. I am leaving my original answer as well.

Everyone who follows the rulings of the Ben Ish Hai who says to wash ones hands and make a Berakha on besamim before each of the three prayer services(actual source in sefer Ben Ish Hai, and its derivative from Sha'ar HaKavvanot to follow once I look them up).

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Mikva. (This is to add more characters so I can post)

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Though actually, women are advised to eat something shortly afterwards. Though that's wash-bensch-eat .... –  Shalom Aug 16 '10 at 15:49
    
Never heard that. Our minhag is just to touch the mikva lady. –  YDK Aug 16 '10 at 16:23
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Thanks for the link. –  YDK Aug 17 '10 at 3:21
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Does drinking count as eating? There is certainly an opinion that one bentches birkat hamazon after wine, and I think there is an opinion to wash before wine, certainly terumah in days of bais hamikdash

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The Kohanim by Birchas Kohanim

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