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Question regarding the laws of Brachos

If one drank half a Revi’is of wine, and then drank a Revi’is of water, and then recited “Borei Nefashos”, with the intention of drinking another half a Revi’is of wine afterwards, should he recite “...
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Does a hybrid count as a fruit from the seven species?

If a hybrid of two different fruits from the seven species was grown, does it still count as a fruit from the seven species, or is it considered a fruit of its own, with regards to Bikkurim and the ...
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Al hamichya in different location when continued eating rice but started with cake

If someone start eating cake in one location he/she can make על המחיה in a totally different location (from which the first cannot be seen) if one continues eating there. Does the food that is ...
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Is there an old text of Mein Shalosh?

I’ve seen essentially three different versions of Mein Shalosh, or more specifically, the Al Hamichya. Some versions add “v’al HaKalkalah” as the final words , some add it as both the final words and ...
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Do we mention the holiday in the three faceted blessing during chol hamoed?

The three faceted blessing (ברכת מעין שלוש) has an addition for various occasions including Succos and Pesach. Are the additions added as well on Chol Hamoed or just Yom Tov? The reason for the ...
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Do the brachas of Al Haeitz and Al Hagafen generally have the same halachos as Al Hamichya [closed]

For example, should one sit for them like they do for AL Hamichya. and etc ...
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Al HaEitz on a Shehakol?

Should you make al haeitz after a food containing a kezayis of the 7 species if it was not recognizable as such (=got a bracha rishona of shehakol) and/or there was no briyah (complete fruit)? What ...
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Said al hamichya instead of birkas hamazon. What do I do?

If one had 'pas habah bekisnin' thinking that he needs to make a mezonos followed by al hamichya, and after doing so discovers that he should have washed, said hamotzi and then birkas hamazon, what ...
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Sitting for Al Hamichya

I have noticed that people seem to be particular about sitting for saying Al Hamichya (or Birkas Me'ein Shalosh in general). Is there halachic reason (source and 'svara') to sit for this bracha? If ...
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Can the threefold blessing be said motzi others who ate different foods?

Can the threefold blessing be said in one combined form motzi others who ate different foods requiring different versions of the bracha? For example: I'm saying bracha acharona after eating cake and ...
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If you say mezonot on rice AND one of the five grains do you make two after blessings?

Mezonot is said on rice and a product of the five grains. However rice gets boreh nefashot as the after blessing while five grain products get al hamichya. If you said one mezonot to cover both rice ...
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Why don't we say al hanissim in al hamichya? [duplicate]

Al hanissim (על הניסים) is a short addition to shemoneh esrei and birkas hamazon on Chanukah and Purim; however, there is no corresponding bit that's added to al hamichya, unlike retzei (for Shabbos) ...
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Why do we say an after-bracha only for the last of the four cups at the passover seders?

The hagadda has us say the Mein Shalosh after-bracha for wine for the 4th cup. Why do we say the after-bracha for that cup and not for each of the other 3 cups? Why are we not concerned about losing ...
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Do people who don't eat gebrokts have any reason to say "Borei Minei Mezonot" during Pesach?

This may sound like a trivial question, but I'm curious. Many Chasidim do not eat gebrokts during Pesach. So all the Pesach cakes are made from potato starch which makes them shehakol. And they only ...
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When do the brachos mein shalosh exempt other brachos acharonos?

After eating the 5 grains or the 7 species or wine one recites a variant of the Mein Shalosh as the after blessing. On everything else one recites boreh nefashot. Say you just ate an apple and a ...
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Do we need to make Birkas Mein Shalosh after havdalah?

I know that the minimum amount of wine to be drunk for havdalah is only a cheekful (m’lo lugmav). But realistically, often the person reciting havdalah will drink the whole--or almost the whole--cup ...
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