Mishnah: Berakhot Chapter 6

Read, translate, and explain the Mishnah's rules of blessings on food.

This sixth chapter of Berachot is one of the most often studied chapters in school for a good reason: it's super practical. The rules of blessings on food impact our daily life and are one of the most frequent ways we show our devotion to God and our faith.

Join Jeffrey as he reads, translates, and explains this chapter of Mishnah. When finished, you'll have the skills to read, translate, and explain this chapter.


Beginner/Intermediate. This course is ideal for a person who knows the basics of reading Hebrew but is new to the study of Mishnah or needs help with basic reading, translating, and comprehending. You can read how we define skill levels here.

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Your Instructor

Jeffrey Alhadeff
Jeffrey Alhadeff

Founder of Talmid. I started Talmid after years of working with students, my kids, and people who returned to Judaism. You can read The Talmid Story here.

I am a graduate of Ner Israel and Johns Hopkins University. Professionally, I taught Judaic Studies for six year at the Seattle Hebrew Academy, and now I have over a decade of working as an instructional designer and writer for technology companies.

I translated In You I Trust: Verses, Teachings, and Prayers of Jewish Tradition to Comfort and Inspire and organized Girsah Deyankutah on: Tractate Shabbat, Mishnah, available as a free download.

I like learning, spending time with my family, baking, running, and playing the Oud.

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