Section: Questions Category: Halacha
|Halacha - teffilin|
|Submitted by Eli Answered by Rav Peretz Moncharsh|
Check them carefully to make sure that they were not damaged in a way that could make them pasul. The corners and edges should be sharp, the paint should not be chipped and the should appear black all around. It is not necessary to fast, but it is preferable to give tzedaka.