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On which fruits do we recite the "Ha'etz" blessing?

by Rabbi Naftali Silberberg

  

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The following is a list of common fruits which require the "Ha'etz" blessing:

Almond

Apple

Apricot

Avocado

Blackberry

Blueberry

Cashew nut

Cherry

Chestnut

Coconut

Cranberry

Date

Etrog (jelly--the fruit itself isn't edible)

Fig

Grape

Grapefruit

Hazel nut

Nectarine

Olive

Orange

Peach

Pear

Pecan nut

Pistachio nut

Plum

Pomegranate

Prune

Raisin

Tangerine

Walnut


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Etrog
A citron; a greenish-yellow citrus fruit. We are required to take an Etrog on the holiday of Sukkot and shake it together with a palm branch, a myrtle and a willow.