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Rambam Hilchos Chanuka 3:5: ולמה מברכין על יום טוב שני, והם לא תיקנוהו אלא מפני הספק--כדי שלא יזלזלו בו. Why do we make a blessing on the second day of Yom Tov, as it was only established as a safek? In order that people do not come to disrespect the day If Yom Tov sheni was dealt with differently, in ways that treat it on a lower level due to ...


The main reason given for saying a bracha on a derabbonon is that you are mekayem the mitzvah of 'Lo Tasur' (you shall not deviate from what they command you). We have this now in the daf yomi, Sukkah 46a, as a result we still make a bracha on lulav, matza, megilla and others. Note that in the discussion on the daf, we do not bring up the question of saying ...

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