There are specific Jewish communities that do not have a professional shatnez
laboratory. A community not having a shatnez laboratory, causes the shatnez issues and challenges of today that more difficult for itself. Incredibly, some of these Jewish communities without a laboratory, are communities with sizable populations in the NY-NJ-CN Tri-State area.
Following is a listing of Jewish communities in the NY-NJ-CN Tri-State area that are demanding a shatnez laboratory:
Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York
Highland Park-Edison, New Jersey
New Square, New York
New York, New York (Lower East Side and Upper West Side)
Note: This may not be a full listing.
For training to become a professional shatnez expert, contact Vaad L'Mishmeres Shatnez either at the phone number below or by responding to this email, or c ontact The International Organization of Professional Shatnez Testers at 732-330-4103.
Remember, this issue is urgent; as you are reading this message many are being nichshal in the issur of shatnez.