[Avodah] Birchat Ha Gomel

Micha Berger micha at aishdas.org
Wed Jan 30 10:00:17 PST 2013

On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 09:31:53AM -0800, martin brody wrote:
: the 4 instances when re recite Birchat Ha Gomel  are all from the Exodus.
: Crossing  the sea =Red Sea
: Crossing the desert  = Sinai
: Released from captivity = Enslavement
: Recover from illness = Idol worship

Tehillim 107 lists these four elements of Yetzi'as Mitzrayim, which
Berakhos 54b has R' Yehudah tying to [Qorban] Todah and Abayei links to
birkhas haGomel.

Tir'u baTov!

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