A challenging episode to title 🙂
The idea that HaMotzi is an umbrella bracha that covers all the other required brachot at a meal is old hat to us because we live that. But it’s not intuitive if you haven’t had it ingrained in you (pun not intended ;). The daf establishes this reality.
And then moves on to an in-depth application of the verse of the 7 species of the Land of Israel. Going beyond their order of brachot if you’d have them all before you (say, in a fruit salad, at a meal that doesn’t have HaMotzi, of course!) to the application of each of the species for its own measurements/minimums.
Plus: What’s What — Asmakhta (with potentially useful reference to Gezerah Shavah, which we also discussed previously).
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