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The Bracha Al Haadama is cited in tosfot Brachot in name of the machzor of Rabenu Tam (an annotation written by Rabbenu tam in his Machzor), Tosfot said also that Rabenu Tam further reversed his position. The bracha was a birkat Me'en shalosh (as al hamichia or al haets or al hagefen for 7 species of fruits for which torah praised the country of Israel) but ...


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R' Tzvi Pesach Frank (Har Tz'vi OC §106) would seem to hold that you should make another ha'eitz. The reason is that you intended that a different b'racha would be needed to cover the mango and that your original ha'eitz wouldn't cover it.1 R' Ben Tzion Abba Shaul (Or L'Tziyon 14:15) is less certain (he brings arguments each way), and he concludes that one ...


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Regarding a veg. or fruit smoothie that's not using grapes or one of the other 7 species of fruits, from the Brachot site: Q43) What bracha does one make on a fruit or veggie smoothie / protein shake? We drink a lot of shakes. Generally the ingredients go as follows: Always present in every shake: Soy milk or Almond milk, Banana, plant-based ...


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This is an interesting question: The problem is with feces Feces of chickens you explain what is in contact and from what the smell comes. You say that shoes are in contact with feces but was washed, and the smell partially disappear. Are feces of chicken considered as a problem according to the Halacha? Yes and no! See Gemara Brachot 25a: לא ...


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After the communal Torah reading on sabbath mornings, most Ashkenazic congregations recite this prayer: He who blessed our fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, should bless this entire holy congregation, along with all other holy congregations, them, their wives, children, and all that is their. Those who designate synagogues for prayer; those who pray in ...


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For complicated and uninteresting reasons, I was planning to eat the real matza afterwards anyway, so my first bracha covered it assuming it was a valid bracha. It seems to be the main reason of YLOR. This rule is learned by Tosfot from the Yerushalmi. Here is a snippet from Tosfot masechet Brachot daf 39a: ועוד יש בירושלמי היכא דבריך אתורמוסא למיכליה ...


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Mistakes in Brachot are discussed in Masechet Brachot in two places. We will examine one of them, the relevant one for this question. When someone - 1 - already said the name of G-d, and when - 2 - only one bracha is needed, (not a couple of consecutive Brachot as in Havdala), and - 2 - the said Bracha and the needed Bracha are linked (in their function), e....


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I assume that you know that it is allowed to bless in any language and you ask for the meaning of each one of the criteria. You ask for blessing pattern. 1. for need to say Ata, 2. to say Name, 3. and to say Kingdom. In Gemara and poskim, we see that the precise words are not the point. We can find 3 rules in Talmud: (1) To change a blessing from the ...


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In the "Siddur Vilna" immediately preceding Mincha they print what's entitled "Prayer Before Doing Business". It's not clear where this prayer comes from, but I'm not sure how much that matters (רחמנא ליבא בעי).


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Yes, something similar is ruled regarding Birkat Hamazon. See Bet Yosef Orach Chayim siman 180, paragraph 5. here is some quotes of Bet yosef and Shulchan aruch and Acharonim. כתב הרוקח בסימן של"ב מכסין סכין בשעת ברכת המזון על שם "לא תניף עליהם ברזל" (דברים 27, 5). במכילתא (פרשה י"א הלכה ח') אינו דין שיניף וכו' המקצר המקצר על המאריך ושלחן כמזבח בשילהי ...



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