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What is the blessing recited for nuts?

Rabbi Yossi Turk: Bienvenidos Welcome. Un minuto ya lo atiendo. I'll be with you in a moment... me: what brachah is made over nuts Rabbi Yossi Turk:...

Is a blessing recited over non-Kosher food?

Question: I have a kosher kitchen, but I still eat at non-kosher restaurants (even though I don’t mix milk and meat or eat pork or seafood.) Am I...

Could you tell me the blessing said on grasshoppers?

There are several species of grasshopper which are kosher, and the blessing recited would be shehakol ni'hya bidvaro. However, I hope you're...

Which blessing is recited on tzitzit?

Before performing any mitzvah, we are commanded to recite a blessing, thanking G-d for sanctifying us with His commandments. The same is true with wearing...

May I recite the blessing on tzitzit during the night?

The blessing for tzitzit or tallit may only be recited during daylight hours. One may begin reciting it as soon as it is possible to distinguish between...

How long must a journey be in order to necessitate Tefilat Haderech?

A person is required to recite the Tefilat Haderech whenever going on a journey whose duration is more than 72 minutes. This time begins after departing...

If I eat two foods which require the same beracha, do I say the blessing once or twice?

Mrs. Rivky Kaplan: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's your question?Texas: If two foods require the same berachah, like shehakol, do I...

Is there a blessing recited when planting a fruit tree?

There is no blessing for planting trees. Generally, blessings are recited upon receiving pleasure from something. Planting a tree will bring you pleasure...

Why does one wait until after the hands are washed before reciting the blessing?

Although in general blessings are recited before actually performing a Mitzvah (e.g. before putting on Tefillin, before lighting the Chanukah candles), the...

Do two people recite a blessing on the same food?

Rabbi Shalom Hazan: Welcome to Askmoses! Please tell me what is on your mind... Seeker: A general question about food blessings: Once a piece of bread is...