Tefillin Dakos

I heard that as if R’Elyashib said that only Tefillin-Dakkot are correspond to Minhag-Avot not Tefillin-Gasot. Is it true? Answer: I have never heard of this. Sounds a little odd,… Read more »

13/03/2015

Chabad Tefillin

Rav Shach made a public statement about Chabad followers calling their Rebbe the Mashiah. Rav Shach said on Youtube that one may not trust their shchita or send children to… Read more »

01/03/2015

Ktav Ari for Tefillin

BS”D I’m ashkinazi and try to follow chasidishe practices and customs (I’m a baal teshuva). I was recently told that my Tefillin parshios are written in ksav beis yosef and… Read more »

14/09/2014

Painted Tefillin

If someone who borrows my tefillin marker uses it without saying “l’sheim kedushas tefillin”, would that invalidate the marker for further usage? Answer: The marker remains fine, and can be… Read more »

25/01/2014

Tefillin for Women

Can women wear Tefilin ? If it’s kli gever, what has distinguished it as such? Did Rashi’s daughters wear Tefilin? Are the sources reliable that they did? What is the… Read more »

10/06/2012