Category Archives: Ask a Child: Shailos Tinok

Ask A Child # 5

The child read the first ‘zayin’ as a ‘nun, rendering this mezuzah posel.

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Ask A Child 4

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Ask A Child 3

Look at the second zayin in the word mezuzos. First of all, it looks like a dalit, which means it is posel. I asked a tinok to be sure, and he confirmed my suspicion and read ‘dalit’. In fact, he read … Continue reading

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Ask A Child 2

When it is not clear what a letter is we ask a child. In this case the child read the vov of totafos and the vov of uv’komechah as yuds, so this mezuzah is posel.

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Ask a child 1

The letter in the middle of the picture is supposed to be a kuf, but is it? Cover up the leg and it appears to be a lamed. The tag on the top left was clearly made too big and … Continue reading

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