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(At least, I have never seen this done at any wedding that I have attended.) Actually, I've been to a Temani wedding (with an Ashkenazi bride) and the Chattan did make the brachot of Kidushin. I no longer recall if he said all the 7 brachot afterwards, but I don't think so.


Although the Chattan should recite the Berachot, as it’s his Mitzvah to get married and start a family, usually, the Mesader Kiddushin recites the Berachot, so as not to embarrass Chattanim who don’t know how to do it themselves. (Rama and Perisha Even HaEzer 34:1) Since the Rambam holds that it’s a Birkat HaMitzvah, the Chattan should ideally appoint the ...


From the day she is born (Shulchan Arukh EH 37:1).

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