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Simple-to-follow instructions on how to do the mitzvah of putting on Tefillin.

Do-It-Yourself Tefillin

Do-It-Yourself Tefillin

How to Put on Tefillin

Topics: Tefillin
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July 27, 2015
Thank you!
Michael Feygin
April 19, 2015
is this sefhardic
February 16, 2015
Tefillin DIY
Thank you for making this. Its been so long i have forgotten.
January 26, 2015
whoever is wondering about the brachah by the head tefillin, u only say it if there was an interruption in between the arm and head, like if u talked or something
December 6, 2014
Smooth, clear, and pleasant guide
October 28, 2014
It helps to have a mirror to center the head tefillin between the eyes easier.
Sam Leon
October 7, 2013
Very insightful information at the beginning. What about the saying brachot for donning the head tefillin and wrapping the strap around the middle finger?
Alvin Fayman
New Jersey
July 29, 2013
G-D commands us to put on Tefillin, it's one of his 613 commandments. This I know will never be read in the comments expressed here, but here's what I think. G-D commands the Jewish people to wear these because they need to be constantly reminded of his presence, and not fall victim towards evil practices. You bind it to yourself everyday except shabbos and yom tov, when you do not need a reminder. I do not wear them unless asked by a rabbi, and even then sometimes I politely decline. What you bind to yourselves I carry for him a steadfastly in my heart. I have a deep love for G-D and humanity there and his spirit will dwell there forever and ever. So what do I need Tefillin for?
David Levant
July 26, 2013
Excellent demonstration by an excellent demonstrator but there are too many details to observe.........too many details. This is why I consider myself to be an everyday Jew and only observe the mitzvah of having a decent relationship with my fellow man, AND, doing what I can for whom I can.

Hank Bayer
July 25, 2013
very helpful and clearly demonstrated.

Thanks !
Fort Worth, TX
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