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Monday, December 17, 2012

KOSHER PEN

What would be a good pen for a rabbi of a shul to have handy for minor minute repairs in middle of laining something that is kosher easy to deal with and will not dry out over time ?

4 comments:

  1. A Rapidograph (with dyo lonetzach ink). Alternatively, as a cheaper option there is a Japanese felt pen called Micron that has been lab tested, the ink is kosher, it is available worldwide in art shops and it's what I recommend rabbis etc in cities I cannot get to use for minor repairs.

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  2. An important test for such a pen: Make a few marks on paper. Leave it out in the sun for a few days or weeks. See if the ink fades or not. If it fades, it is probably not kosher for STAM.

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  3. My rebbi mentioned he once saw Rav Soloveichik get an aliya and make a repair with his fountain pen when the baal kria found a psul.

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