Judaism 101

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What is the Birkat Hamazon?

By Michael Balinsky

The Jewish Blessing After a Meal

Did you just finish a delicious meal? Now it’s time to say the Birkat Hamazon. You may know the tune by heart, but what does it mean? Learn more about this blessing with Rabbi Michael Balinsky, the Executive Vice President of the Chicago Board of Rabbis.

This video was created at the Chicago Rabbinic Writers Lab, a program where 10 rabbis wrote Introduction to Tefillah videos in chevruta as a group. This series breaks down and explains major Jewish prayers so you can feel more knowledgeable and comfortable while attending a Jewish service.

Find more videos about Jewish prayers and blessings here.

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