Transliteration Of Brachos

BREAD  Bah-roo-kh Ah-tah Ah-doe-noy Eh-loh-hai-nu Meh-lekh Hah-Oh-lahm Ha-Moh-tzee Leh-khem Min Hah-Ah-retz. WINE, GRAPE JUICE Bah-roo-kh Ah-tah Ah-doe-noy Eh-loh-hai-nu Meh-lekh Hah-Oh-lahm Boe-ray P’ree Ha-Gah-fehn CAKES Bah-roo-kh Ah-tah Ah-doe-noy Eh-loh-hai-nu Meh-lekh Hah-Oh-lahm Boe-ray Mee-nay Mih-zoe-noess FRUIT OF THE TREES  Bah-roo-kh Ah-tah Ah-doe-noy Eh-loh-hai-nu Meh-lekh Hah-Oh-lahm Boe-ray P’ree Hah-Aitz FRUIT

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HaTov VaHameitiv

Author: Dov Lev Birchas HaTov v’HaMeitiv on Wine Based on the Mishna Brura [Siman 175] In order to thank HaShem for our abundance of wine, the Rabbis instituted the bracha of HaTov v’HaMeitiv. This bracha is recited upon the drinking of “new” wine after having drunk a different type

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Birchos HaRai’ach – Blessings On Aromas

Author: Dov Lev There are five brachos that were instituted on aromas: HaNosein rai’ach tov bapeiros Borei atzei v’samim Borei isvei v’samim Borei minei v’samim Borei shemen areiv Hanosein rai’ach tov bapeiros is said on fruits or vegetables or legumes or their derivatives that are: primarily eaten as

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Hilchos Brachos Booklet

Following is an outline of the principles of the laws of brachos based on classes by HaRav Yitzchak Berkovits, shlita. It is not a source for practical Halacha. CONTENTS: CHAPTER 1 – INTRODUCTION TO BRACHOS Source and reason for brachos Using HaShem’s Name bracha in vain (bracha l’Vatala) Unnecessary bracha (bracha sh’Eina Tzericha) Different parts of

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Shehecheyanu on Fruit

New Fruit: Pri Chadash Ikar Hadin on seeing (and enjoying the sight, because you appreciate and get simcha from the renewal) The Minhag is to say only with achila even if you have seen it many times (jeridat hadorot); therefore even a blind person may say it.

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