Reference of Measurements in Halacha

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  1. According to Rav Moshe Feinstein, the Amah is 21.25 inches, the Tefach is 3.54 inches , the Etzbah is 0.89 inches. [1]
  2. According to Rav Chaim Noeh, the Amah is 48 centimeters (18.90 inches), the Tefach is 8 centimeters (3.15 inches), the Etzbah is 2 centimeters (0.79 inches) [2]

References

  1. Sh”t Igrot Moshe O”C 1:136
  2. Shiurei Torah (by Rav Chaim Noeh, Siman 3 Seif 25 pg 249)