Birkot HaShachar

Alternative Spellings

birkos hashachar, Bircot Hashahar

Definitions

  • The first section of the morning prayers, which contains several individual blessings. (JPS)

Example Sentences

  • "One must recite birkot hashahar first thing in the morning."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

ברכות השחר

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).

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