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A Head that Wears Tefillin

The Unique Power of the "Frontlets Between Your Eyes"

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A Head that Wears Tefillin: The Unique Power of the "Frontlets Between Your Eyes"

The Talmud says that the verse (Deut. 28:10) "All the peoples of the earth will see that the name of the Lord is called upon you" refers to wearing the head tefillin. How does the head tefillin cause G-d's name to be "called upon" the one who wears them?
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Parshah, Tefillin, Ki Tavo

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Rob September 14, 2022

Inspiring. Pleasure to listen to you and your lectures. Such incredible stories and miracles. Thank you Rabbi. Reply

Rabbi Aaron L. Raskin Brooklyn Heights February 28, 2014

Judaism Dear Annonymous,

Yes you are correct. Every good deed and every prayer surely opens new gateways and channels to receive G-d's blessings and success. For G-d is truly the source and creator of our universe and it is the nature of the One that is good, to do good.

As a suggestion one should add charity to their daily prayers and this no doubt will amplify one's blessings. Reply

Anonymous Fairfax Station, VA February 28, 2014

Judaism Something strange is happening to me. I am not Jewish however since last year I've been reading and watching Jewish history and events. Again last week there was another turn in my life, I started to pray and recite The Shema and I am already reciting the first line in Hebrew. I really feel a protection I never felt before. Has anyone experienced this? Reply

Irene Glen Burnie, MD USA August 18, 2012

A Head that wears Teffillin A wonderful, inspiring teaching. Just a few days ago, I was asking G-d, why do the Jewish men wear Tefillin. And He led me to your teaching. Isn't He wonderful.

I love the way you teach. With such clarity, and information so clearly spoken.

You are a great teacher. HaShems blessings are upon you in wisdom. Reply

Micah Glover Dallas, TX November 23, 2011

Excellent! Truly inspiring! I hope to see more of your lectures on Reply

Igor Bartolic November 23, 2017
in response to Micah Glover:

Right Reply

Rabbi Raskin Bklyn hts September 13, 2022
in response to Micah Glover:

Amen Reply

Bat Sheva Klein Chicago, IL September 15, 2011

Those Who Bless Will Also Be Bless You are my new Rabbi I look forward to hearing more from. Reply

Igor Bartolic Zagreb November 23, 2017
in response to Bat Sheva Klein:

Aimen Reply

Aaron l Raskin Bklyn hts September 3, 2020
in response to Bat Sheva Klein:

Wishing you a happy and healthy sweet new year! Reply

Jose M Rodriguez Irizarry clearwater, FL September 14, 2011

A Head that Wears Tefillin Powerful teaching. Thank you Reply

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