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A detailed look into the process of making tefillin, including the laws that pertain to the quill, ink, parchment and straps

How Tefillin Are Constructed

How Tefillin Are Constructed

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The sofer, or scribe who does the writing, the writing implements he uses and the properties of the special ink
The portion of the hide used and how the parchment is prepared for use
A brief overview of the various halachic matters which pertain to the scrolls and letters
The binding and tying of the scrolls
The construction of the straps used to bind the tefillin to the arm and head
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