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Day: September 2, 2021

1177 – Birchas Hareiach – (Klal 61 Siman 6) – Bracha on Smell 7 – Defining What is an Eitz or Eisev 2

 We are continuing in siman 6. When we learned the brachos of haeitz and haadama on foods, we learned that there are a few criteria to determine when an item becomes haeitz. All poskim agree that a part of the tree must last from year to year to be haeitz. There is a machlokes rishonim …

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1175 – Birchas Hareiach – (Klal 61 Siman 5-6) – Bracha on Smell 6 – Peppercorns; Defining What is an Eitz or Eisev

  We are continuing in siman 5. THe Chayei Adam writes that one should avoid smelling peppercorns (which are a tree berry) and ginger. These items are generally not used for their smell, but for their taste. Therefore, some poskim hold they do not receive a bracha, and others hold that even if the consensus …

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