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old ari zal is barely written anymore and that is what everyone had in Russia it could be that this what you are referring to. The shaarei teshuvah o"h 32 1 says that one should not make his own safrus based on kabbalistic books because it is too deep for the regular mind "never the less one may copy the (kabalistic) writing of famous sofrim and people of ...
Rabbi Zirkind was commissioned to write R"T for Rav Feinstein. The Rebbe was told by R'Feinstein that his were missing from the old country and couldn't find a qualified pair to replace them, nor a sofer. The Rebbe said that if he could get him a pair of kosher R"T's would he were them. And so Rabbi Zirkind wrote for R'Feinstein. The mesora as per authentic ...
It was HaRav Avraham Yosef. It was initially posted on his website in the Ask the Rav section. It caused quite the stir and wound up being carried by the YNet news organization. From there it spread to other news outlets.
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