Category Archives: Mezuzos

Mezuzah Guidelines For Factories

I recently consulted with Reb Wosner about a factory that I was hired to take care of the mezuzos. There were hundreds of doors, and the factory had a very strong chemical smell (the kind of smell that makes me … Continue reading

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It Says Kosher On The Bag… What Do You Say?

Take a look at how the last two words have no space in between them. Now look at the bag (below) which says, “checked by a tefillin and mezuzah checker”. Wow, thats some job he did! I know we’ve been … Continue reading

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Many People Have Told Me You Don’t Need To Check Indoor Mezuzos These Days

I have heard many times that since the temperture is consistent in the modern houses that we live in, that it is not necessary to check mezuzos twice every seven years. I asked Reb Avraham Tzvi Wosner if there is … Continue reading

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Where do I put the mezuzah on a tall doorway?

The halacha is to place the mezuzah at the begining of the top third of the doorway. As long as it is at least one tefach (handbreadth, about four and one half inches) from the top of the doorway it … Continue reading

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Non-Jews and Mezuzos

Can a Non-Jew buy mezuzos? This is a question that must me answered on a case by case basis. If you need an answer to this question you may call me at 845-290-2546 or email me and I will try to … Continue reading

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Mezuzos Packaged in a Plastic Bag With Blue Hebrew Writing are not Kosher!

The mezuza that you see in the picture below was sealed in the plastic bag just as it appears. The mezuzah itself is a poor attempt at scribble. It has literally dozens of posul letters. It is not possible that … Continue reading

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Come Visit My Fully Stocked Office

I keep a full selection of mezuza cases, tefillin boxes, battim, mezuzos, and megillos on hand at all times. I also have ketores, new and used sefrei torah, and embroidered tefillin bags.

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Rabbi Michaels Working in his Monsey, NY Office

Here’s the nerve center of my operation. This is where it all happens: Tefillin checking, mezuza checking, putting new eitzai chaim on sefrei torah, fixing, repairing, selling, teaching… It’s a cool place. Stop by and check it out. 4 Darby Rd. … Continue reading

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