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Behind 3 Morning Blessings

Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm of Online Smicha explains the morning blessings of thanking G-d for not making us a gentile, slave or woman. Video

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halacha queen
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halacha queen

this video was not satisfying. there was nothing about shelo asani issha and the shelo asani eved was not so clear

An enjoyable listener
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An enjoyable listener

Rabbi Wilhelm said clearly that he was only addressing the Brochos of Sheloi ossani Goy and Oved.
Eved is referring to an Eved Kna’ani

to #2
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to #2

so why is the title of the youtube video clearly uploaded by Rabbi Wilhelm or his office include “shelo asani eisha” in the title???

K from BMG
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K from BMG

We make a brocha also for tragedies.

Women are on a greater level than men, and men say shelo asani isha like they say boruch dayan emes.

Even though men are inferior to women (who are on the superior level of “she’asani lirtzono”), the men are still grateful to HKB”H and make the brocha as required to bless HKB”H for the good and the bad.

Better Smetter
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Better Smetter

People worried about who is better and who is worse are insecure. What’s the difference who is better? All of that comes from insecurity and feelings of inferiority compensated by superiority. Nobody says Zokeif Kefufim and looks down on somebody in a wheelchair. When we look down at others, it reflects insecurity and fear of being less than others. There is also a fear that if I don’t believe that I am better than the other person, then I cannot continue being who I am and following my beliefs. Rather I must change to be like the other. This is… Read more »

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the explanation in “My Prayer” by Dr. Nissan Mindel.

Chabad Women
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Chabad Women

Don’t say the brocho she’asani kirtzono and skip that brocho totally. This was the minhag of Beis HaRav.

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