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KiddushRav Dovid gives a daily halacha at the Wall Street Synagogue in Lower Manhattan.
This series discusses kiddush, wine, and related issues.
|23 Sivan 5768||listen||
Raisin Wine (2)
Halacha l'ma'aseh: there are four requirements that, if met, make raisin wine pri ha-gefen by all opinions.
Sources: OC 202:11; MB 202:56-60
|21 Sivan 5768||listen||
Raisin Wine (1)
Is the brachah for raisin wine borei pri hagafen or shehakol?
Sources: OC 202:11; MB 202:54-55
|20 Sivan 5768||listen||
When is wine no longer wine?
At some point in mixing wine with other liquids, its brachah changes from borei pri ha-gefen. Just when does that happen?
Sources: OC 202:1; MB 202:7-10
|17 Sivan 5768||listen||
What is wine for the purposes of brachot?
Does wine still get a special brachah if it is concentrated? Mevushal? Pasteurized? Mixed with other flavors?
Sources: OC 202:1; MB 202:3-6
|16 Sivan 5768||listen||
Becoming a Chasid for Brachos; The Importance of Wine and Fruit
Why does wine get a special bracha? Why does fruit from a tree get a different bracha from other plants?
Sources: Shaarei Teshuva 202:19; OC 202:1; MB 202:1-2
|18 Iyar 5768||listen||
Chinuch: Giving a Child Forbidden Food
In some situations, we need not prevent a child from eating something when he shouldn't.
Sources: OC 269:1; MB 269:1-3
|5 Nissan 5768||listen||
B'dieved, Havdala Can be Made on any of the Four Cups
If you forget to make up for havdala in the second bracha, you have additional opportunities through the meal, the seder, and beyond. Also: washing hands for kiddush.
Sources: OC 473:1; MB 473:5-9
|4 Nissan 5768||listen||
What if you forget Havdala in the Kiddush on Erev Pesach Motzei Shabbos?
If you forget to make Havdala in Kiddush, how do you make up for your ommission?
Sources: OC 473:1; MB 473:4
|3 Nissan 5768||listen||
Havdala and Shehechiyanu in Kiddush on Erev Pesach
The Kiddush of Pesach on Motzei Shabbos is special in that it includes both Shehechiyanu and Havdala.
Sources: OC 473:1; MB 473:1,3
Dedicated as a zechut l'ilui nishmat Shaul ben Chana z"l for a refuah shleimah for Breina bas Frieda.
|2 Nissan 5768||listen||
Hallel in the Seder; Kiddush and Hallel in Maariv on Pesach
In the middle of the Pesach Seder, we recite Hallel; in the middle of Hallel, we interrupt to eat. How can we interrupt Hallel in the middle? Also: There are two special changes in Maariv for Pesach: many communities recite Hallel, and there is no Kiddush in shul.
Dedicated for a refuah shleimah for Breina bas Frieda and Tamar bat Sigalit.
|2 Nisan 5766||listen||
Introduction to the Maggid
From kiddush through the start of the maggid.
|19 Kislev 5766||listen||
The Importance of Chanukah Candles
If you only have enough money for Chanukah candles or Shabbos candles, which takes precedence? What about candles vs. Kiddush wine?
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