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HaRav Chaim Bleier in this week's Chukei Chaim (Parshas Vaeschanan 5781) - brings an interesting source. In the Sefer Vayehi Binsoah, perek 14, he'oro 26 it writes that Rav Chaim Kanievsky ruled differently with Niagara over other waterfalls. It writes there (my translation): In the Sefer HaBracha V'hilchosecha (siman 49) it quotes in the name of HaRav ...


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Just one more source to add to @Zvi's answer. It is worth noting the Shibbolei HaLeket.... HaRav Chaim Bleier in this week's Chukei Chaim (Parshas Vaeschanan 5781) - I'll link once online, writes as follows: Although the Dead Sea is one of the wonders of the world, it is unclear if it gets a bracha so one should not say "עושה מעשה בראשית". The ...


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Should one say a bracha upon seeing a person with albinism? I believe that the underlying question is: How are we to do we define the term לבקן/לווקן/לוקן and do albinos fall within its scope? The KSA that you quote is citing the SA (OH 225:8): הרואה כושי וגיחור דהיינו שהוא אדום הרבה והלווקן דהיינו שהוא לבן הרבה והקפח דהיינו שבטנו גדול ומתוך עוביו נראית ...


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The Piskei Teshuvos 225:20 concludes that the Bracha should only be recited upon seeing a person who has a very significant change.


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The Chayei Adam (63,1) writes that the blessing is only recited on something which is very rarely seen. Based on this, if people with albinism are still a rarity in modern times (which I believe is the case) the blessing should be recited.


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The Minchas Chinuch Mitzva 1, number 14 proves from the fact that if ones children pass away without leaving children then the parent has the mitzvah of pru uruvu reinstated, that the mitzvah is not the act of sex creating the children, but rather the mitzvah is to have children in existence. (With this idea he explains why a convert who has children from ...


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Rav E Melamed writes here (Harhavot to Peninei Halakhah Berakhot 14:2) that today people generally encounter those with albinism regularly enough that they should not recite the blessing.


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I have asked Kosher Miami (info@koshermiami.org) and they responded the blessing was sheakol (as pcoz suggested in comments as well). So there is no way to wash on bread like this and its final blessing is borei nefashos.


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