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Checking Tefillin and Mezuzahs

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An inspiring story about tefillin
The beautiful and important custom of checking tefillin and mezuzahs in Elul
In the hustle and bustle of life, it’s easy to get caught up in minutiae and marvel at how time passes much too quickly. But one of the beautiful things of the month of Elul is to consciously use time for reflection, introspection and preparation in advan...
My whole family had an audience with the Rebbe. They were in his office, discussing serious things, and I was doing what a little kid does—I was running around the floor, playing . . .
Rabbi Yitzchak Dovid Grossman is a recipient of the Israel Prize, his country’s highest honor. In 1985, his daughter developed a severe eye condition that confounded all the experts... The Rebbe’s diagnosis: “Check the mezuzahs.”
Sanctifying Your Home
The mezuzah and the laws concerning the small scroll of protection that adorns every door of our homes.
It is customary to check the Mezuzahs from time to time, but especially if there is some problem. The Mezuzah brings G-d’s protection upon all the members of the household, even when they are outside the home.
During the month of Elul it is customary to check one’s tefillin and mezuzos. Be sure to get yours checked and have a sweet new year.
In 1991, Naftoli Feldman was confined to the hospital suffering from cardiovascular issues. As each treatment that he tried failed to bring positive results, he asked his wife to go to the Rebbe to seek a blessing. The Rebbe’s advice, and his subsequent c...
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