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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.
It just so happens that this mezuzah needs to be very low. This sweet child understands exactly what to do.
The Klatzcos have a very old sefer torah that they use for a Shabbos minyan in their home. They keep it in a very beautiful aron. If you don’t know the Klatzcos, start by downloading the shabatt.com app for your … Continue reading
The shulchan aruch divides the halachos into two cases. The first is that a drop of ink falls on a letter and the letter is no longer recognizable. The second is that the sofer mistakenly writes a ‘ד instead of … Continue reading
A customer brought this to me. He bought it on eBay for$80. They described as being four hundred years old. He wants to know if I think it is really that old. I am not an expert in antique judaica … Continue reading
Check out this very scary article article about a counterfeit mezuzah factory in Israel: http://www.jerusalemkoshernews.com/2014/03/counterfeit-mezuzah-factory-uncovered-by-the-rabbanut-police/ Posted from WordPress for Android
This Sefer Torah is ready for a siyum. It costs $27,000 not including the mantel, the eitz chaim, or the services of a sofer at the siyum. Isn’t this unbelievable? Look what you are getting for $27,000! A little bit … Continue reading
Rabbi Michaels meeting with Rabbi Senter, the head of the Kaf-K kashrus organization. I was privileged to check Rabbi Senter’s tefillin and mezuzos, from both his home and his office. Being in the offices of the Kaf-K is an interesting experience. … Continue reading
אם אותיות של שם דבוקות יכול להפרידם. שולחן ארוך ל”ב כו’ If letters from Hashem’s Name are touching it is permitted to separate them. The Mishna Berura adds that if they touched after the writing has been completed they may … Continue reading