Category: Some Remarkable Stories About Mezuzos and Tefillin

A Mezuzah’s Great Powers

The mezuzah contains our pledge of allegiance to Hashem. It contains the most important foundations and fundamental principles of our belief. It speaks about our belief in only One G-d, our love for Him and His Torah and the importance…

THE RETURN OF THEIR DEAR SON

The following story was told in the recently published book Confessions of a Jewish Cult Buster. Several years ago young Ronnie H. was wooed away from his ancestral heritage by a notoriously evil-spirited cult. Naturally, Ronnie’s parents sought every possible means…

TIME OUT

As I sat, writing down these stories, my phone rang. A good friend of mine called with some sad news. His mother, who is currently visiting Israel, suddenly had a stroke and was in the hospital. He needed a sofer to check…

EVERY LETTER COUNTS

T.L. had suffered two mild heart attacks and had given his Mezuzos a thorough check after each attack yet they all seemed to be fine. No sofer seemed to find any problem. When he heard about the new Vaad computer check he brought the Mezuzah in…

THEY WATCH YOUR HEALTH

These pair of Tefillin (see below) were worn by Mr. M.B. of Boro Park for twenty-four years. He had them checked a few times, but no one found the error. In fact, he had given them into 5 seforim stores, just four weeks back,…

A FRACTURED HAND

Yanki had broken his hand twice, less than six months after his Bar Mitzvah. Once he fell off his bike, and the second time he slipped down a flight of stairs. He had his Mezuzos checked and all was okay. After breaking his…

IT’S A TOPSY-TURVY WORLD!

The following true story comes from Rabbi Yitzchok Scherman, a Rebbi at Yeshiva Torah Temimah. Here’s how he tells it: “A child in my first grade class was experiencing numerous recurrences of strep throat and had been placed on medication…

NIGHTMARES

Young Moishe would wake up every night and run into his parent’s room. He kept having nightmares and was afraid to go to sleep. This continued for more than three years. In desperation, the parents took Moishe to a psychologist,…

HOW THEY GET IN!

Here’s a story that was told by Rabbi Chaim Vital, the famed student of the Ari HaKodosh, and which can be found in his Sefer HaGilgulim. Many a time the Ari HaKodosh would send his prized student, Rabbi Chaim Vital…