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The Shatnez Newsletter

 

Published regularly by the Lakewood Shatnez Laboratories, the Shatnez Newsletter contains useful information relating to this essential mitzvah.  The Lakewood Shatnez Laboratories may be reached by calling 732-364-7056.

 

Adobe PDF Volume I, Issue 1 Teves 5764/December 2004
Adobe PDF Volume I, Issue 2 Adar 5765/March 2005 
Adobe PDF Volume I, Issue 3 Sivan 5765/June 2005
Adobe PDF Volume II, Issue 1 Teves 5766/January 2006
Adobe PDF Volume II, Issue 2 Iyar 5766/March 2006
Adobe PDF Volume II, Issue 3 Elul 5766/September 2006
Adobe PDF Volume III, Issue 1 Shevat 5767/January 2007
Adobe PDF Fall 2007
Adobe PDF Volume IV, Issue 1 Elul 5768/September 2008
Adobe PDF Volume 4, Issue 1 Av 5770/July 2010
Adobe PDF Volume 5, Issue 1 Nissan 5771/April 2011
Adobe PDF Consumer Questions March 2005
 
 
Adobe PDFHousehold Guide to Shatnez (2014)
Adobe PDFArticle on Shatnez from Olomeinu Magazine, February 2008)
Adobe PDF Article on Non-Jewish Tailors Removing Shatnez (Kashrus Magazine October 2007)
Adobe PDF Article on Eidah Hachareidis (Hamodia, January 2007)
Adobe PDF D'var Torah on Parshas Vayakhel by Rabbi Yissocher Frand, Shlita
Adobe PDF Letter from Australia on Shatnez Checking Hashgacha Pratis
Adobe PDF Article on Turkish Talleisim (Yated Ne'eman, February 27, 2009)
Adobe PDF Letter from Harav Wosner, Shlita, and Harav Karelitz, Shlita, on relying on storeowners
Adobe PDF Article on Unreliability of Sample Testing
Adobe PDF Article on Trying on Garments that may be Shatnez (The Lakewood Shopper, Pesach 5774)
Adobe PDFArticle on Shatnez from Der Blatt (in Yiddish)
 
SPECIAL ALERTS
Adobe PDF April 2017 Women's Sweater
Adobe PDF December 2016 Banana Republic Coat
Adobe PDF December 2016 Children's Sweater
Adobe PDF October 2016 Women's Wool Coat
Adobe PDF October 2016 Children's Sweater
Adobe PDF August 2016 Removal of Linen Collar
Adobe PDF August 2016 Boys' J. Crew Suit
Adobe PDF July 2016 Belt on Women's Dress
Adobe PDF June 2016 Women's Shoe
Adobe PDF May 2016 Men's Raniero and Tigilio Suits
Adobe PDF March 2016 Purim Costumes
Adobe PDF March 2016 Baby Gap Jacket
Adobe PDF January 2016 Men's H&M Suit
Adobe PDF June 2015 Lady's Sweater Jacket
Adobe PDF April 2015 Boys' Polyester Suits
Adobe PDF March 2015 Women's and Children's Clothing
Adobe PDF January 2015 Men's Hickey Freeman Tie
Adobe PDF August 2014 Wool Suits
Adobe PDF July 2014 Linen Suits
Adobe PDF January 2014 Women's Garments
Adobe PDF December 2013 Men's Italian Suits
Adobe PDF October 2013 Men's Boots
Adobe PDF February 2013 Fendi Necktie
Adobe PDF January 2013 Sweater Brands
Adobe PDF January 2013 Two Identical Outfits
Adobe PDF December 2012 Partial List of Items Found to Contain Shatnez
Adobe PDF December 2012 Identical Suits
Adobe PDF December 2012 False Labeling
Adobe PDF November 2012 Wool Sweaters
Adobe PDF November 2012 Zara Children's Coat
Adobe PDF July 2012 Alterations
Adobe PDF June 2012 Linen Sweater - The Bird
Adobe PDF June 2012 Men's Suits
Adobe PDF June 2012 Linen Sweaters
Adobe PDF May 2012 Men's Suits
Adobe PDF April 2012 Girl's Jumper
Adobe PDF April 2012 Children's Wool Sweaters
Adobe PDF April 2012 Men's Suits
Adobe PDF March 2012 Children's Coat
Adobe PDF February 2012 Men's Pants
Adobe PDF February 2012 Wool Sweaters
Adobe PDF January 2012 Skirt with "Other Fibers"
Adobe PDF January 2012 Scarves
Adobe PDF January 2012 Men's Suit
Adobe PDF December 2011 Unlabeled Scarves
Adobe PDF December 2011 Men's Overcoat
Adobe PDF November 2011 Children's Coat
Adobe PDF November 2011 Lady's Sweater
Adobe PDF November 2011 Boy's Vest
Adobe PDF November 2011 Anthropologie Skirt
Adobe PDF October 2011 Recommended List for Checking
Adobe PDF September 2011 Chinese Men's Suits
Adobe PDF August 2011 Why Ties Require Testing
Adobe PDF August 2011 Garments Having a "Linen Look"
Adobe PDF August 2011 Alterations to Lady's Skirt
Adobe PDF July 2011 Baseball Caps
Adobe PDF May 2011 J Crew Women's Sweater
Adobe PDF May 2011 Hugo Boss Silk Suit
Adobe PDF April 2011 Men's Suits
Adobe PDF March 2011 Lady's "100% cotton" Knit Outfit
Adobe PDF March 2011 Lady's Sweater
Adobe PDF February 2011 Bretagne-Paul & Shark Sweater
Adobe PDF February 2011 Pier Boys Suit
Adobe PDF February 2011 Boys' Brooks Brothers Suit
Adobe PDF January 2011 Fur Hats
Adobe PDF January 2011 Scarves
Adobe PDF January 2011 Toggle Cord on Macleod Children's Coat
Adobe PDF January 2011 Men's Suits
Adobe PDF November 2010 Child's Baby Gap Coat
Adobe PDF October 2010 Ladies' Banana Republic Sweater
Adobe PDF August 2010 Belt Loops
Adobe PDF August 2010 Linen Ties
Adobe PDF July 2010 Shoulder Pads in Men's Suit
Adobe PDF July 2010 Men's Suit
Adobe PDF June 2010 Women's Linen Sweater (Part 2)
Adobe PDF June 2010 Maternity Outfit
Adobe PDF May 2010 Sweater-Jacket
Adobe PDF May 2010 Women's Cotton Sweater
Adobe PDF May 2010 Women's Linen Sweater
Adobe PDF April 2010 Infant Clothing
Adobe PDF March 2010 Unauthorized KAJ Label
Adobe PDF March 2010 Lady's Coat
Adobe PDF March 2010 Ramie
Adobe PDF March 2010 Men's Raincoats
Adobe PDF February 2010 Hong Kong Tailors
Adobe PDF February 2010 Men's Sweater
Adobe PDF February 2010 Saks Fifth Avenue
Adobe PDF January 2010 Lady's Dress
Adobe PDF January 2010 Toggle Button Cords on Children's Coat
Adobe PDF January 2010 Banana Republic Coats
Adobe PDF January 2010 Decorative Trimming
Adobe PDF January 2010 Euro Boys Jacket
Adobe PDF December 2009 Lady's Coat
Adobe PDF December 2009 Raincoats
Adobe PDF December 2009 Decorative Linen Stitching
Adobe PDF November 2009 Child's Coat
Adobe PDF November 2009 Lady's Sweater Vest Appliqué
Adobe PDF November 2009 Lady's Coat
Adobe PDF November 2009 Men's Knit Sweater
Adobe PDF November 2009 Knit Cap
Adobe PDF October 2009 Lady's Short Coat
Adobe PDF October 2009 Men's Wool Pants
Adobe PDF October 2009 Children's Sweater
Adobe PDF July 2009 Trimmings
Adobe PDF June 2009 Linen Tag
Adobe PDF June 2009 Hart Schaffner Marx Men's Suit
Adobe PDF June 2009 Children's Sneaker
Adobe PDF June 2009 Baby A Vest
Adobe PDF May 2009 Heat Resistant Gloves
Adobe PDF March 2009 Linen Neckties
Adobe PDF March 2009 Hirsch Lady's Suit
Adobe PDF March 2009 Alterations
Adobe PDF February 2009 Turkishe Tallis
Adobe PDF February 2009 Children's Coats
Adobe PDF January 2009 Wool Sweaters
Adobe PDF December 2008 Men's Suits Manufactured in China
Adobe PDF December 2008 Tallis from Turkey (Yiddish)
Adobe PDF December 2008 Store Tailors Removing Shatnez
Adobe PDF August 2008 Linen Pants
Adobe PDF August 2008 Slippers
Adobe PDF May 2008 Hazel Sweater
Adobe PDF April 2008 Eco Step Ladies' Sneakers
Adobe PDF March 2008 Fraudulent Shatnez Label
Adobe PDF March 2008 Bosca Paris Ladies' Skirt
Adobe PDF March 2008 Fox's Ladies' Jacket ("linen look")
Adobe PDF March 2008 Brooks Brothers Ladies' Camel Hair Jacket
Adobe PDF February 2008 Appliqué on Ladies' Sweater
Adobe PDF February 2008 Old Navy's Ladies' Sweater
Adobe PDF January 2008 Women's Jacket (Banana Republic)
Adobe PDF November 2007 Women's Suit Jacket (Farelle)
Adobe PDF November 2007 Polyester Rayon Boys' Suit
Adobe PDF October 2007 Tweed Skirt (Lisa Italia)
Adobe PDF October 2007 Boy's Winter Coat (BHS-England)
Adobe PDF September 2007 "My Tailor Removes the Shatnez"
Adobe PDF July 2007 Being an Educated Consumer
Adobe PDF June 2007 Ladies' Ruty Suit
Adobe PDF June 2007 Beketche Repairs
Adobe PDF May 2007 Ladies' Hucke Suit
Adobe PDF May 2007 Skirt Alterations
Adobe PDF May 2007 Canadian Boys' Suit (Armani Martillo)
Adobe PDF April 2007 European Ties
Adobe PDF April 2007 Betty Jackson Suit ("Other Fabrics")
Adobe PDF March 2007 Two Girls Skirts
Adobe PDF March 2007 Jumper from Costco
Adobe PDF February 2007 Douglas Hannant Ladies Wool Suit
Adobe PDF February 2007 Purim Costumes
Adobe PDF February 2007 Skirt (Yiddish)
Adobe PDF February 2007 Children's Winter Coat (Minnetto)
Adobe PDF January 2007 Fraudulent Labels
Adobe PDF January 2007 Oven Mitts and Pot Holders
Adobe PDF December 2006 Child's Perry Ellis Jumper
Adobe PDF November 2006 Winter Coats
Adobe PDF November 2006 Skirts from Heimishe Stores
Adobe PDF September 2006 Clothes from Turkey
Adobe PDF March 2006 Scarves
Adobe PDF March 2006 Sweaters
Adobe PDF September 2005
Adobe PDF June 2005 Ralph Lauren Ladies' Jacket
Adobe PDF Child's Cap