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Birkat Hachamh - Blessing on the Sun
When the sun returns to the same position, at the same time of the week, that it occupied at the time of its creation, we recite a special blessing.
This mitzvah was last performed on April 8, 2009.
Its next occurrence will be, G-d willing, April 8, 2037.
Birkat Hachamh - Blessing on the Sun
An Overview of this Rare Blessing
The Ceremony & Associated Customs, and All Texts -- Hebrew and English
In-Depth Calculations, FAQs, and Insights
Find Classes and Events Near You
Tutorials, News Clips, Solar Energy & In-Depth Study
Tell your friends about this once in 28 year opportunity
More Audio & Video:
News Clips from 1981 News Clip of Birkat Hachamah 1981 The Rebbe on Solar Energy The Rebbe on Solar Energy
Singing and Prayers Blessing of the Sun Primer The Secret of the Sun Audio Class:
The Secret of the Sun

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