Some Acharonim contend that according to the Rambam there is no disagreement between the Chachamim and R’ Eliezer. The Chachamim maintain that the words should be inscribed on two lines, and R’ Eliezer adds that, b’dieved, if they were inscribed on one line the tzitz is still kosher (Rishon L’Tzion, Sefas Emes, et. al; the Kesef Mishnah, however, does not agree with this interpretation of the Rambam).
About the Author: RABBI YAAKOV KLASS, rav of Congregation K’hal Bnei Matisyahu in Flatbush, Brooklyn, is Torah Editor of The Jewish Press. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. RABBI GERSHON TANNENBAUM, rav of Congregation Bnai Israel of Linden Heights, Boro Park, Brooklyn, is the Director of Igud HaRabbanim – The Rabbinical Alliance of America.
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