Category Archives: Tefillin: How They Are Made

Tefillin making. Why are some tefillin more expensive than others? Why are some battim more expensie than others? How are Tefillin made?

Asking a Child

Sometimes we are not sure if a letter is kosher. Since we know what it is supposed to be we cannot rely on our own judgment. In cases like this sometimes the halacha dictates that we ask a child who … Continue reading

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Father & Son Retzuah Painting Competition

My son Yehuda Zev Michaels thought he could paint retzuous faster and better (no brush marks, even, etc.) than his Abba (me) so I sugested a friendly comptetion. Even though I was willing to show him all my tricks before … Continue reading

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