Halacha Tag: Hakarat hatov

Halacha: Beracha Of Hagomel After Traveling

Since so many people have just returned from vacation it seems like the perfect time to discuss the Beracha Of Hagomel and see if, when and how one should say the Beracha. Hagomel was initially established for four scenarios in which one was saved from danger: When returning from travel at sea After traversing the […]

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The Gemara (כתובות סב,ב) brings a story of two great rabbis (רבי ורבי יוסי בן זימרא) that were marrying their children off to each other. In those times, after getting engaged the boy usually would go to study Torah in a Yeshiva away from home for a few years before getting married. This Chattan, the […]

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