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Blessing for Fruit

The following blessing is said over fruit and fruit juice.

Baruch atah adonai eloheinu melech ha'olam, borai p'ri haetz.

Blessed are you, our God, Creator of the Universe, who has creaed the good fruit of the tree.


Sources: Kolatch, Alfred J. The Second Jewish Book of Why. NY: Jonathan David Publishers, 1989 and Cardin, Rabbi Nina Beth. The Tapestry of Jewish Time. NJ: Behrman House, 2000.