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And for the slanderers let there be no hope, and may all the evil in an instant be destroyed and all Thy enemies be cut down swiftly; and the evil ones uproot and break and destroy and humble soon in our days.  Blessed art You, LORD, who breaks down enemies and humbles sinners.

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1 Sara Di Diego = " This was a blessing for heretics, but most of all, early Christians.  Although this is called "a blessing" it can be seen as both a curse and a way to draw out Christians.  It was written "sometime after the destruction of the second Temple".Work Cited:http://www.hebrew4christians.com/Prayers/Daily_Prayers/Shemoneh_Esrei/Birkat_HaMinim/birkat_haminim.html"
2 Sara Di Diego = ""Minim" in the title refers to heretics.  Thus it is a "blessing" for heretics.Work Cited:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birkat_haMinim#Identification_of_Minim"
3 Yaakov ben Chaim Tzvi = "The early Jewish-Christians still followed Mosaic Law and came to the synagogues daily to pray. At that time, there was no other distinction between the early followers of Jesus and the rest of the Jewish community so in order to "weed" out the heretics who splintered from the Jewish faith (Christians), this prayer was added by the leaders of the community. The early Jewish-Christians did not want to say this prayer (and admit to heresy) so they began to leave the synagogues which ultimately led to their complete splintering from Judaism and the eventual rise of the gentile church.This prayer is still said in synagogues three times a day during the Amidah prayer."
4 Sara Di Diego = "This "blessing" was written as a response to early believers in Jesus and the Essenes.Work Cited:http://www.hebrew4christians.com/Prayers/Daily_Prayers/Shemoneh_Esrei/Birkat_HaMinim/birkat_haminim.html"