Category Archives: Blog: Diary of a sofer: See the issues that Rabbi Michaels deals with on a daily basis.

In this category Rabbi Michaels records many of the interesting things he sees in his work as a sofer.

MEGILLAH CASES

Here are some nice megillah cases that come made to order  in various sizes all the way up to 25 inches. The tube is wrapped in a polished leather with a nice sheen. The top and bottom are made of … Continue reading

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Spliced Vs. Glued Tefillin Parshios

The tefillin parshios that you see were written on two separate pieces of klaf and spliced together.  Ideally the parshios of the tefillin shel yad should be written on one piece of klaf but it is acceptable if they are … Continue reading

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Badly Damaged Tefillin Battim

Wow! These tefillin battim are damaged very seriously. There is no way to fix them. Even if they would be gassos battim which can often be repaired, if they would be this bent up they would need to be replaced. 

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Unique Leather Tefillin Bag

This tefillin bag was made from an old leather couch! 

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Notes From A Lakewood Yeshiva Talmid

Do you ever wonder what they do in Lakewood Yeshiva all day? It’s easy enough to find pictures of the bais midrash with thousands of talmidim (students) sitting at their shtenders (sort of like a small desk) learning (actually there … Continue reading

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Finally A Nice Big Wooden Mezuzah Case

It’s good to see a big mezuzah case nicely made out of wood. It can hold a 20 cm mezuzah. I’m not sure how it would hold up outside but it does look like it would protect the mezuzah. $63

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How To Attach The Kesher To The Bayis

​This video will show you how to attach the kesher un Ashkenaz tefilin to the bayis so that the kesher and the bayis touch. 

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Sincerity 

It just so happens that this mezuzah needs to be very low. This sweet child understands exactly what to do. 

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A Freileichen Purim

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Giving A Presentation

Here I am giving a presentation on mezuzos to my daughter’s kindergarten class. If you want to know which one my daughter is, just look for the cutest one in the picture. If you are still confused (and I’m not … Continue reading

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