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Tefillin Q & A

Why Are Tefillin Square?
The Zohar states that the secret reason for the mitzvah of tefillin can be found within the verse, “And they shall make Me a sanctuary and I will dwell among them.”
Why Do Some Wear Two Pairs of Tefillin?
The varying traditions of Rashi and Rabbeinu Tam
Do I Put on Tefillin During Chol Hamoed?
There is a longstanding difference of opinion between halachic authorities whether Chol Hamoed is considered a "sign" of our connection to G-d .
There is no single way to put away your tefillin. However, Jewish law and custom does provide some guidance.
Why Are Tefillin Black?
I always wondered why tefillin need to be black. Why not just natural leather, or at least something light and cheerful?
Why Wrap the Tefillin Straps 7 Times?
Many reasons for a most basic custom
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