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Good lomdus is a lot like detective work. It involves truly seeing what was there all along, although hidden. It entails digging up the clues and putting the pieces together until the full picture emerges.
In this analysis of Berachah Achat Meien Shalosh, we will examine a seemingly absurd shita of the Raavad. By putting it into the context of three machloket's between the Rashba and Raavad, we will see how each understands Berachah Achat Meien Shalosh, and why each said what he did.
In the end, the brilliance of the approach of the Raavad emerges in all of its splendor.