1178 – Birchas Hareiach – (Klal 61 Siman 6) – Bracha on Smell 8 – Designating for Smelling Purposes; Trees

 The poskim write that the minhag for Ashkenazim is to always make the bracha borei minei besamim at havdalah, regardless of the type of smell used. Although one is generally obligated to recite the most specific bracha possible (similar to shehakol versus other brachos regarding foods), since havdalah is done by all, including those who …

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