September 17, 2009 8:51 pm at 8:51 pm #590432says whoMember
I asked a few people what could be used for ??????? no one gave me a staight answer. Please if someone could clarify it.September 17, 2009 8:53 pm at 8:53 pm #659034WolfishMusingsParticipant
Any new fruit that you haven’t eaten or new clothing.
In short, anything that you would have made a shehechiyanu on whether or not it’s Rosh HaShannah.
The WolfSeptember 17, 2009 8:58 pm at 8:58 pm #659035says whoMember
Any new fruit that you haven’t eaten
how long shouldn’t i have eaten it?September 17, 2009 9:03 pm at 9:03 pm #659036WolfishMusingsParticipant
Ah, that’s a good question. I personally am not a big fruit eater and I just about never try any new fruit, so I don’t know offhand. I believe it’s 12 months, but I can’t say that I’m certain about that, so please don’t rely on it. I’m sure someone else will know the correct answer to that question.
But the general rule is correct. Anything for which you would have otherwise made a Shehechianu can be used for the bracha on Rosh HaShannah.
The WolfSeptember 17, 2009 9:35 pm at 9:35 pm #659037PMMember
Whether fruit or suit, it needs to be something you are excited about in order to say the beracha. If you don’t have a fruit, you still say shehechiyanu in Kiddush anyways on the Yom Tov.September 17, 2009 11:45 pm at 11:45 pm #659038mazcaMember
and what about shehechiyanu for a new year. and being alive…..September 18, 2009 1:05 am at 1:05 am #659039mybatMember
I think its for a new fruit that you haven’t eaten this season for example star fruit. Or I guess any exotic fruit because you probably haven’t eaten it all year or season.September 18, 2009 1:32 am at 1:32 am #659040goody613Member
people make a mistake and think its if you didn’t eat it all year.if you don’t eat apples all year you don’t make a shehechiyonu. it has to be the fruits season. you thank Hashem that He let you live to the next season of this fruit
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