n. One of the blessings recited after eating food. Usually if a "Shehakol" blessing would be recited before eating.
"The bracha achrona for rice is borei nefashos, even though it's a grain."
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
בורא נפשות borei nefashot 'the Creator of souls'; Yiddish בורא־נפֿשות borey nefoshes. From the first two words of the paragraph.
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- Camp: Jews who attend or work at a Jewish overnight summer camp
- South Africa
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