What is a Berakhah?

You may also like...

No Responses

  1. Shlomo says:

    I always thought that bracha/blessing simply meant to giving/bestowal. When God blesses us, that’s the obvious meaning. When we bless God, I think the exact same meaning applies. We are bestowing, granting, and presenting an “item” of praise to God. When we had a Temple we would literally present physical offerings to God; nowadays we just say a formula. But logically there is no difference, either way we are giving God something, even if it’s something that God doesn’t in any way “need”.

  1. October 15, 2013 – י״א במרחשוון תשע״ד

    […] R’ Micha Berger, mentioned in the comments to that post, that he has been focusing on his Shehakol over his first cup of coffee for a while and provided us with the translation he uses when he says the brocha. Micha has a great explanation of the meaning of a beracha in his post on his site called “What is a Berakhah”. […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *