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In an earlier question I mentioned that women make Birchas Hatorah. Is the same true for Sefardic women and why?

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Halacha Berurah 47:27

Women also say birkat hatorah every day because they're chayav to learn the laws that apply to them, for example hilchot Shabbat, tefillah, berachot, hilchot niddah and challah, and other halachot of issur and heter. In any event, they're not required to say birkat hatorah -- it's simply that if they want to, then they're permitted to.

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@Gershon why not? Is it because I forgot to point out that Halacha Berurah is written by R' Ovadia Yosef's son, R' David Yosef? – Chanoch Feb 23 '11 at 16:00

Bais Yosef Orach Chaim 47:14 - Women are Mechuyav in Birchas HaTorah

Yechave Da'as Chelek 3 Siman 72 page 230 says that we Pasken like this Bais Yosef.

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I would appreciate a halacha lmasseh not the explanation like a Reb Ovadiah Yosef, Ben Ish Chai, or the Kaf Hachaim – SimchasTorah Feb 23 '11 at 0:06
the why was good too – SimchasTorah Feb 23 '11 at 1:19
There's a klal in hilchot berachot by Sephardim that when there's a machloket poskim about whether a beracha should be said, we paskin safek berachot l'hakel, even against the mechaber. Therefore quoting Maran Beit Yosef can't be the last word on this subject. (So see my other answer for something more contemporary.) – Chanoch Feb 23 '11 at 2:44
There does not seem to be any Machlokes here. – Gershon Gold Feb 23 '11 at 3:05
In general it is not always the Klal that all Sefardim Poskin like the Beis Yosef – SimchasTorah Feb 23 '11 at 5:01

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