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The following extracts from Halachically Speaking seem to be relevant. Each of the sections that I put in bold seem to indicate that no shehechiyanu is needed. The Beracha on Fruits and those who are lenient When a fruit is only available once a year a shehechiyanu is recited because the new fruits bring joy to a person. Based on this some ...


Shulchan Aruch Orach Chaim 551:17 says: טוב ליזהר מלומר שהחיינו בין המצרים על פרי או על מלבוש אבל על פדיון הבן אומר ולא יחמיץ המצוה It is good to avoid saying Shehechianu in the three weeks on a fruit or clothing, but on a Pidyon HaBen he says it and doesn't postpone the Mitzvah. The Magein Avraham (s.v. ולא יחמץ המצוה) quotes the Maharil as saying ...

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