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The Talmud (Brachot 58b) says that upon seeing good creations or trees one says ברוך...שככה לו בעולמו. The Tur (OC 218) quotes an argument between the Raavad and Rosh if blessings like these should be recited only the first time one sees the object, or even if the object hasn't been seen in 30 days. He rules like the latter opinion (Rosh). The Tur in OC ...


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Rabbi Lazer Brody says as follows. This is a type of beauty that’s so special that your heart skips a beat or your soul feels totally enthralled. You only make the Bracha the first time you see the person, and then you don't make it anymore again on the same person ever. A man should not make this Bracha on a lady because he shouldn't be looking at women. ...


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The Sefer Avnei Yashfei 4:36:3 was asked concerning a case where someone is in his house and sees the light from the lightning through his window, can he make a bracha or not? He first brings the Rambam Berachos 10:14 which does not mention seeing the lighting rather just making a bracha on lighting.However,he writes that since that halacha is talking about ...


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There is a concern that the congregation might come to think that the Brachos said before Torah reading are written in the Torah, but closing the Torah and then opening it would take extra time (see Megillah 31a). Therefore, the Rama (139:6) writes that it is best to turn one's head away from the Torah while making the Beracha. Once one is turning his head, ...


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If one is wearing glasses he does not need to take them off rather he can place his hand over them(Oz Nedabru 12:53)


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The Shulchan Aruch 61:5 writes: נוהגין ליתן ידיהם על פניהם בקריאת פסוק ראשון כדי שלא יסתכל בדבר אחר שמונעו מלכוין: And the Mishna Brurah 17 explains it as: ידיהם - ר"ל יד ימין The Rivevos Ephraim 4:44:97 brings two ideas one that one takes both hands the left in the right and covers their eyes so they cant see and be disturbed from their kavana. He also ...


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It's not so clear whether the function of kiddush levanah is meant to be a praise for the existence of the moon, or more similar to a birkas hanehenin (like the brachos on food), that we can't benefit from anything without first making a beracha, including moonlight. Regarding whether or not one has to see the moon: as the Biur Halakha points out, that if ...


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R. Neuwirth in Shemirat Shabbat Kehilchata (16:24) writes that one should not wear ordinary sunglasses in a place where there is no Eruv because they are not considered clothing. However, if the sunglasses are never taken off even indoors (eg. for medical reasons) then they are considered clothing and can be worn even outdoors with no Eruv. In footnote 94 he ...


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don't think it matters either way. glasses are part of your clothing. you don't need an eruv for clothing, only things you are actually carrying. another example... using a shabbos shabbos key belt. no longer carrying because the belt is now part of your clothing



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