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Sunday, October 23, 2011

A problematic Lamed

In the ל of Leahava, it has seemingly a double problem. 1) the head is short like a yud
2) the rosh of the lamed is like it is not existent, being that beneath it, there was dio added to it.
The Lishkat Hasofer 5:17 is machshir bidieved (vitzorech Litaken) on each individual case (however when it is missing a rosh it is only fixable beshas hadchak , without making a bracha on it).
My question is, when both of these problems arise on the same Lamed can and should we machshir it?
I will note that this is for a Sefardi.

4 comments:

  1. BTW the first zayin of mezuzos is pasul, the regel is from the right side of the gag.
    In regard to the lamed i think that after a shaalos tinok the mezuza may be fixed, but this should be done only b'shaas hadchak - IE this person is poor and cannot afford another mezuza.

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  2. Thank you,

    Good point on the Zayin, (I did not check the entire Mezuza, but the Lamed caught my immediate attention).

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  3. If the tinok will not recognize this as a lamed then definitly its pasul, only if he will recognize it as a lamed then B'shhaas Hadchak it may be fixed, since a lamed that its head is a yud is bdieved kosher.

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