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Klal 61 Siman 2

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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1173 – Birchas Hareiach – (Klal 61 Siman 2) – Bracha on Smell 3- Bracha for Nice Smelling Fruits 2; Kavana 1

 We are continuing in siman 2 regarding the bracha of asher nosan reiach tov bapeiros. We learned yesterday that one should avoid smelling an esrog during Sukkos, due to the machlokes whether one should make a bracha. It is important to point out that the Mishnah Berurah writes that if one does pick up an …

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1172 – Birchas Hareiach – (Klal 61 Siman 2) – Bracha on Smell 2 – Bracha for Nice Smelling Fruits

 We are beginning siman 2. There are multiple brachos determined by Chazal for smell: The most general bracha is borei minei besamim.  Borei isvei besamim is for items which grow as grasses.  Borei atzei besamim is for items which grow on trees or tree-like plants.  Fruits which have a beautiful smell are asher nosan reiach …

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