Jerusalem Talmud, Berachot 7:5
1 א
תלמוד ירושלמי ז:ה
2ב
רַבִּי בָּא בְּרֵיהּ דְּרַב חִיָיא בַּר אַבָּא: אָכַל מְהַלֵּך, עוֹמֵד וּמְבָרֵךְ. אָכַל עוֹמֵד, יוֹשֵׁב וּמְבָרֵךְ. אָכַל יוֹשֵׁב, מֵיסֵב וּמְבָרֵךְ. אָכַל מֵיסֵב, מִתְעַטֵּף וּמְבָרֵךְ. אִם עָשָׁה כֵן הֲרֵי הוּא כְּמַלְאֲכֵי הַשָּׁרֵת.
Rabbi Ba the son of Rav Hiyya bar Abba teaches: If one ate while walking, one must stand and bless. If one ate standing, one must sit and bless. If one ate sitting, one must recline [formally] and bless. If one ate reclining, one must enwrap himself and bless. And if one did this, one is like the angels who serve God. [translation by Hazon]
3 ג

Suggested Discussion Questions:

1. What is the central point you think that Rabbi Ba is making?

2. What might this mean in your life?

4 ד
Time Period: Rabbinic (Maccabees through the Talmud)