No Results Found.

Chanifa – Flattery in Halacha
by in
(This should not be relied upon for practical halacha. When a question arises a Rabbi should be consulted.) “And you shall not corrupt the land in which you live, for the blood corrupts the land, and the blood which is shed in the land cannot be atoned for except through the blood of the one […]
385. Writing God’s Name
by in
Tefillin, Mezuzah v’Sefer Torah 1:16 When a sofer (scribe) dips his pen in the ink to write God’s Name, he should not start writing with one of the letters of the Name. Instead, he should start with the letter before that Name. If he forgot to write God’s Name altogether, he may insert it between […]
383. Who May Write Sifrei Torah, Tefillin and Mezuzos?
by in
Tefillin, Mezuzah v’Sefer Torah 1:12 It is a halacha l’Moshe miSinai (a rule communicated to Moses at Sinai) that a sefer Torah and a mezuzah may only be written on parchment with scored lines. Tefillin need not have scored lines because they are covered. Tefillin and mezuzos may be written without consulting an existing text […]