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If someone's parent dies, one must recite Boruch Dayan HaEmes. What happens if this occurs on Shabbos? Is the customary Boruch Dayan HaEmes recited or not?

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Isn't it ... haemes? –  msh210 Jun 30 '11 at 13:26

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The Bracha - Boruch ... Dayan HaEmes - is said on Shabbos. (Rokeiach Hilchos Aveilos 316 Minhagim, Shibolei HaLeket Hilchos Simchos 13, Tanya Siman 66, Sidur Bais Yaakov - Rabbi Yaakov Emdin, Chochmas Adam Klal 151 Siman 18)

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