Category Archives: Shatnez

Garments Listing “Other Fibers”

15 Elul 5773 August 21, 2013 This Banana Republic skirt with shatnez in the fabric was recently found at the Lakewood Shatnez Laboratory. The skirt was made in Thailand and the contents label listed 96% Wool, 3% Spandex and 1% Other Fiber. To read the entire update, please click on the hyperlink to the right. read more »

Shatnez Consumer Alert

12 Elul 5773 August 18, 2013 A DKNY men’s woolen suit was tested for shatnez at a store in Brooklyn, New York. Unknown to the consumer the suit was not tested properly; it remained with a linen undercollar. Read the alert by clicking on the hyperlink to the right.   13 Mar CN RH Label To read more »

Shatnez Alert: I Bought Two Identical… Do I Need to Check Both?

12 Elul 5773 August 18, 2013 A Lady’s coat was tested at the Flatbush Shatnez Laboratory. The brand name was Kenneth Cole New York manufactured in China. Read the alert by clicking on the hyperlink to the right.  13 Jan CA Two Identical_docx To contact shatnez expert Rabbi Eliyahu Neiman directly, please email shatnezlabint@gmail.com

Shatnez Alert: Toggle Button Cords

12 Elul 5773 August 18, 2013 The cord of the toggle buttons on the Zara Baby children’s coat shown in the picture above is 100% linen. The coat was made in Morocco. Its contents label lists Wool. Read the alert by clicking on the hyperlink to the right. 13 Feb CA Zara Childs Coat_docx To contact read more »

Shatnez Checklist Revisited

9 Elul 5773 August 15, 2013 As JKN has jumpstarted its Shatnez information and alerts list, it is appropriate to republish the comprehensive Shatnez Checklist. To access the list please click on the hyperlink to the PDF document below Shatnez checklist To contact shatnez expert Rabbi Eliyahu Neiman directly, please email shatnezlabint@gmail.com

Shatnez Alert: Children’s Linen Sweaters

5 Elul 5773 August 11, 2013 Linen sweaters can have wool threads in their joints or may be sewn with a wool yarn. The Kico Kids 100% linen sweater shown in this picture had shatnez. Click on the hyperlink to the right to view the PDF document – Shatnez alert:  12 Apr CA Kico Kids_docx read more »

Shatnez Alert: Girl’s Jumper

August 11, 2013 A shopper bought this jumper at Lord and Taylor for Pesach. The fabric is 100% Shatnez. Click on the hyperlink to the right to view the PDF document – Shatnez alert:  12 Apr CA Jumper_docx To contact Rabbi Eliyahu Neiman directly, email shatnezlabint@gmail.com

Shatnez Alert: Baggio Men’s Suit

5 Elul 5773 August 11, 2013 Shatnez was recently found in Baggio men’s suits. The collar stiffener was linen. Click on the hyperlink to the right to view the PDF document – Shatnez alert:  11 Dec CA Baggio Suits_docx To contact Rabbi Eliyahu Neiman directly, email shatnezlabint@gmail.com

Shatnez Alert: What About Alterations on a Garment?

2 Elul 5773 August 8, 2013 When a tailor adds fabric to any garment, there is a real concern that the garment may become shatnez. Read the alert by clicking on the hyperlink below. To contact Rabbi Eliyahu Neiman directly, email shatnezlabint@gmail.com   Click the hyperlink to the right to view the PDF document shatnez read more »

Shatnez Alert: Do Linen Sweaters Require Testing

2 Elul 5773 August 8, 2013 A Neiman Marcus Exclusive linen blend sweater was found to have shatnez. Read the alert by clicking on the hyperlink below. To contact Rabbi Eliyahu Neiman directly, email shatnezlabint@gmail.com   Click on the hyperlink to the right to view the shatnez alert: 13 Apr CA Linen Swtrs