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I recently heard that in Belz they changed the Shin on the Tefilin Shel Rosh due to an old pair that was found that the Rebbi believed to be the true Mesorah. Is this true? How does the new Shin compare to the regular Shin that either Ashkenazim, Sefardim or Chabad uses? A photo showing the difference would be appreciated.

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    I'm a close Talmid of Rav Shammai Gross Shlit"a (considered the leading posek in the Belzer Kehillah and as well from the biggest Poskim in Eretz Yisrael.) I will bli neder ask him tomorrow about this. – Yehoshua Nov 6 '12 at 9:52
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    Using archaeology to change halacha? How radical! – Double AA Jan 23 '13 at 17:17
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    @Yehoshua ever got around to asking him? – user6591 Sep 10 '15 at 23:53
  • @Yehoshua, have you had a chance to ask him? – msh210 Mar 19 '17 at 5:02
  • @Yehoshua, did you ever get the chance to ask him? – Yerucham David ben Mordecai Jun 13 '18 at 5:19

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