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Which UGGs Contain Shatnez?

Watch: Rabbi Yosef Sayagh of the Lakewood Shatnez Laboratory clarifies which UGG footwear contain forbidden Shatnez. Video

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where?
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where?

Can COL post a reputable place in Crown Heights to have our UGGs checked for shatnez? Thank you!

yes my question as well
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yes my question as well

thanks!

Lives ruined
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Lives ruined

A lot of women out there wishing this video had never surfaced.

Crown heights shatnez tester
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Crown heights shatnez tester

Yisroel abramson
(845) 270-2972

Trained by Rabbi Sayagh (the guy in the video)

please specify
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please specify

There are 2 companies.
Uggs and Uggs Australia. They are 2 different companies, and a distinction should be made.

This isn’t even including Chinese knock-offs that look and feel authentic but are made of cheaper synthetic materials.

From a shatnez tester
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From a shatnez tester

The Uggs in which the shaatnez was found were Australian. But shoes that contain the fleece should be checked nonetheless

A lot of people wouldn’t have ever thought of it
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A lot of people wouldn’t have ever thought of it

I recently bought a wool hat online and right before I bought it I realised I need to ascertain whether it contains any linen at all. I simply sent a message to the seller, who is the manufacturer, asking if the hat contains any linen whatsoever. In this case he actually said no, and directed me to a different product he sells which is the same style hat in 100% linen. That’s not to say you can trust someone to stam tell the truth but if you ask and they say straight up “yes, this product contains both materials” you… Read more »

Shatnez tester from #6
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Shatnez tester from #6

There is one thing that we have learned from the Uggs debacle is that you can’t trust the manufacturer. Over and over we see that they have no idea what is in a garment

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