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Army may know how to design great looking mezuzah cases but they don’t come in sizes that make sense based on the actual sizes that mezuzah come in. In the picture you can see how a normal 10 cm mezuzah … Continue reading
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
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
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.
This tefillin bag was made from an old leather couch!
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
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
This video will show you how to attach the kesher un Ashkenaz tefilin to the bayis so that the kesher and the bayis touch.
It just so happens that this mezuzah needs to be very low. This sweet child understands exactly what to do.