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Shatnez checking

  

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Chana Weisberg: Welcome to Askmoses. How can I help you?

Peninah: Hi

Peninah: If my skirt says it's 96% wool1 and 4% other materials, do I have to be worried about Shatnez?

Chana Weisberg: yes.

Chana Weisberg: take it to a shatnez laboratory

Peninah: okay thank you

Chana Weisberg: sure

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  • 1. Even a 100% wool garment should be checked for shatnez since buttons or a collar may be sewn on with linen thread.

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Shatnez
A garment which contains both wool and linen. A Jewish person is forbidden to don a Shatnez garment.