The Tefilah Podcast

Sheva Berachos Crash Course (Teves 5783 / December 2022)

December 28, 2022 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 9 Episode 15
The Tefilah Podcast
Sheva Berachos Crash Course (Teves 5783 / December 2022)
Show Notes

This evening (12/28/22), in our Wednesday night Tefilah shiur, I shared a summary of the fruits of the learning I've done over the past couple of weeks with our newly minted chosson, Yehoshua, in preparation for his marriage to Brooke. We've been learning through some ideas in the sheva berachos and I figured it would be good to record those ideas in some form while they're fresh in my mind. For the sake of time and efficiency, I decided not to present the ideas from the firsthand sources, but instead to present our conclusions, along with the digest-style commentary of the Eitz Yosef in the Siddur Otzar ha'Tefilos. I'm calling it a "crash course" in that it doesn't aim for comprehensiveness - just for a bottom-line basic understanding. And at the end of the shiur, I do a quick overview of the various "issues" involved with the berachah of "ashar yatzar es ha'adam b'tzalmo" and explain our minhag.
נוסח ברכת אירוסין וברכות חתנים
עץ יוסף - אוצר התפילות
ירמיהו ז:לד; טז:ט; כה:י; לג:יא
רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר נשים, הלכות אישות י:ג
בראשית א:כו-כז
רש"י שם
ר' אברהם בן הרמב"ם שם
ספורנו שם
בראשית ה:א
שמות כה:ט
דברים ד:טו-יח
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