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Aaron Shaffier

Mistake in Tefillin

In a post last week, I wrote about having Mezuzahs and Tefillin checked by computer. I wrote that nowadays, almost all things sold have undergone the computer check. Therefore, I wrote, it is quite rare to find an actual textual mistake these days. After I wrote that post, I checked a pair of Tefillin and found an extra letter. I thought I would share it with you.   As you can see, the mistake is circled in red. There is a superfluous letter Yud at the beginning of the word "Shivat". It would be interesting to find out how this...

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