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Based on שולחן ערוך אורח חיים סימן רו סעיף ו, we say ברוך שם כבוד מלכותו לעולם ועד because of saying God's name in vain. It would seem therefore, that it doesn't really have anything to do with ברכות, neccesarily and you should say it if you say God's name in vain in any context. It would also apply to a ברכה which includes 'false' statements.


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Brachot 33a: תני ר' אחא אריכא קמיה דרב חיננא המבדיל בתפלה משובח יותר ממי שיבדיל על הכוס ואם הבדיל בזו ובזו ינוחו לו ברכות על ראשו הא גופא קשיא אמרת המבדיל בתפלה משובח יותר ממי שיבדיל על הכוס אלמא תפלה לחודה סגי והדר תני אם הבדיל בזו ובזו ינוחו לו ברכות על ראשו וכיון דנפיק ליה בחדא אפטר והויא ברכה שאינה צריכה ואמר רב ואיתימא ר''ל ואמרי לה ר' יוחנן ור''ל ...


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Maybe not completely related, but it might give some answer on the correct response part: Yishar Koach The most common way to congratulate somebody after a simcha (a happy moment) in that person’s life is Mazal tov. A Bar/Bat mitzvah, the birth of a child or grand child, a wedding or any other special moment deserves the good wishes of Mazal tov. Sometimes ...


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Rashi to that passuk (first p'shat) says it means that Avraham and his children should have the power to give brachos; up until this point, Hashem gave the brachos, not people.


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The basis of the question is a misconception of the roots of the words. Eitz means tree, and its plural is eitzim. Eitzah means advice, and its plural is eitzos. Both words are Hebrew.


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Although I never learned the sugya in Gittin, I actually just got through learning the sugya in Bava Metzia. When I learned that story, I understood that story quite literally: the man was such a wicked person, he slept with someone on Yom Kippur. Not only that, but he slept with a Na'arah Ha'meorasah. (Both are assur on a d'Oraisa level, the former ...


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From the Kabale point of view, Elokeinu refers to Gvurah, which is usually translated into rigor and justice. This world is under Gvurah attribute (Yalkut shim'oni). Malkhut isn't Gvurah : Malkhut is reign. In fact, it is the attribute that is above and below in Sder Hischtalchelous. Which means Malkhut transfers all 9 attributes above her to the world ...


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The word קרי appears only seven times in tanach*, and all of them are here in this section, (according to the Mesorah Ketana,) so there's some dispute about exactly what this word means and what its root is. *I'm including the word בקרי, also only found here, in this count. I've seen the following explanations: Happenstance (1) The ספרא, as brought by ...


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Prayer does not necessarily mean standing in shul, if a person concentrates on a elevated concept (hisbonenus) the whole day they are in a state of prayer the whole day. Hisbodedus (seclusion) is also not necessarily associated with 'prayer', it means finding the inner stillness which is muffled by the madding crowd.



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