Category Archives: Retzuous

Posul Retzuous

If the retzuous (straps) of your tefillin are not kosher, you are not fullfilling the mitzvah of tefillin. These pictures show examples of posel retzuous. Continue reading

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Retzuous That Have Faded And Appear Brown

I do not think these retzuous are kosher as there is a large brown spot on them. After painting they will be fit for use.

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Ultra Double Black Retzuous

It took me a while to become convinced of the value of retzuous that were black on both sides. At first I thought it was a gimick. After a while I changed my mind for two reasons. Firstly I researched … Continue reading

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