HaShoneh Halachos emails include two halachos per day, seven days a week (emails for Shabbos and Yom Tov are sent in advance). Material is based upon the Kitzur Shulchan Aruch, with occasional elucidation from the Mishnah Brurah abd other sources. The text is not a direct translation but a paraphrase into easy-to-read, conversational English.

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406. A Perfume Shop
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58:12 If someone enters a perfumery or a pharmacy in order to smell the fragrance, he should recite “Borei minei besamim.” This is because the scents are in that store with the intention that they are meant to be smelled so that people will buy them. If one goes in and out of the shop […]
405. Incense
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58:10 Incense is spices burned on coals to produce a pleasant fragrance. One recites the bracha after the smoke rises but before the fragrance reaches him. This is the same as we always do with brachos recited on pleasurable things (that the bracha comes before receiving the benefit). The blessing is not said before the […]
404. The Order of Brachos Over Fragrances
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58:8 If oil or water (or other liquids – MB 216:26) has been scented, the bracha is “atzei besamim” if it was perfumed with wood and “isvei vesamim” if with plants. If it was scented with both wood and plants, one would say “Borei minei besamim.” Similarly, whenever a fragrance comes from a mixed variety […]
403. Fragrant Oil
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58:6 Balsam oil that comes from Israel has its own bracha, which was instituted because of the importance of Israel. The bracha is “Borei shemen areiv,” that G-d created pleasant oil. (If one said “Borei atzei besamim,” it is effective after the fact – Mishnah Brurah 216:23.) 58:7 If one recited “isvei vesamim” over something […]
402. Fragrant Grasses, Other
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58:4 The bracha over fragrant grasses and plants is “Borei isvei vesamim,” that G-d created fragrant grasses. (Here, the Kitzur Shulchan Aruch has a grammatical note explaining the pronunciation of the words in this bracha.) The difference between a tree and a plant for our purposes is that a tree is perennial, produces leaves, and […]
401. Fragrant Fruit, Trees
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58:2 The bracha one recites over a pleasant fragrance depends on its source. If the fragrance comes from a produce that is fit to eat, whether it’s the fruit of a tree or of the ground, even if the fruit is unfit to eat on its own like a lemon, nevertheless since its primary purpose […]
400. Blessing over Fragrances
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57:7 If someone comes to a meal and is given a beverage, over which he recites a bracha, and he is later given more cups to drink, if this is the normal local practice, then he probably expected it and intended his bracha to include everything. If so, then he need not recite a new […]
399. One Bracha over Food and Drink
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57:5 If one recited shehakol over beer with the intention that it should also cover everything else that would be brought to him whose bracha is shehakol, he does not need say another bracha if they bring him fish. However, if he had no particular intention, even if he still had beer in front of […]
398. If One Has No Intention at All
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57:3 Let’s say that one had no particular intention as to whether or not he would eat more fruit, should any more be served to him. Does he then follow the procedure of one who intended to eat more or of one who intended not to eat more? If he has no more of the […]
397. Deciding to Eat Some More
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57:1 If someone said hamotzi in order to eat bread he acquired and he only planned to eat the roll or loaf he had in front of him, then he decided he wanted more and had someone go get it for him, he must recite hamotzi again on the new loaf. This is the case […]