I heard a story about Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Auebuch that he said "Baruch Shepetarani" for his son with Shem UMalchut. Does anyone have a source for this story?

Usually we only say Baruch ShePetarni without Hashem's name because we don't know if we did a good job raising the child.

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    can you elaborate on the question, explaining why this is out of the ordinary
    – Menachem
    Commented Jan 4, 2012 at 4:11
  • Can you source "usually..."?
    – Double AA
    Commented May 10, 2013 at 23:07

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See the book Halichot Shelomo on Tefilla chapter 23 paragraph 40 where it quotes this story.


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