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Day: August 31, 2021

1175 – Birchas Hareiach – (Klal 61 Siman 4-5) – Bracha on Smell 5 – Cloves, Rosehips

 We are beginning siman 4. The Chayei Adam writes that the bracha on cloves is borei minei besamim. Borei minei besamim is the most general bracha for smell, and is only recited when there is not a more specific bracha that can be recited. Cloves grow on a tree, and are the fruit of a …

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1174 – Birchas Hareiach – (Klal 61 Siman 2) – Bracha on Smell 4 – Bracha for Nice Smelling Fruits 3; Primary Function

 We have finished siman 2 and have a few points to clarify. The Chayei Adam wrote that the correct text of the bracha for good smelling fruits is asher nosan reiach tov bapeiros, in past tense. Many siddurim have the text hanosein reiach tov bapeiros, in the present tense. The Chayei Adam, Mishnah Berurah and …

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