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Tefillin: (lit. "phylacteries"); small black leather cubes containing parchment scrolls inscribed with the Shema and other biblical passages, wrapped on the arm and head of adult men during weekday morning prayers
Binding mind, heart and deed
The Mitzvah that binds our minds with our hearts and deeds, and allows a daily reunification within ourselves and with G-d. Tefillin: the what, the why, and the how-to.
A brief treatise on the significance of this important Mitzvah, including some basic laws, prayers and diagrams.
In addition to a discussion of the profound effect tefillin have upon the mind and heart, this booklet also includes practical laws, detailed photographs, translations and transliterations of the appropriate blessings, plus the Shema prayer.
How to Put on Tefillin
Simple-to-follow instructions on how to do the mitzvah of putting on Tefillin.
The who, what, when, where and why of the little black boxes.
Last night, you charged your cell phone, your laptop, your ebook reader, your video camera, your hand vacuum, your power drill and your cell phone bluetooth earpiece. Now it's time to charge your Jewish soul--with Tefillin!
The Do-It-Yourself Tefillin Guide
A short animated film on how to put on tefillin.
The Mitzvah that binds our minds with our hearts and deeds, and allows a daily reunification within ourselves and with G-d.
Tefillin
An enigma among human rituals: Black leather boxes containing parchment scrolls inscribed in meticulous accordance with the criteria of an ageless scribal art. Not to be read, but to be worn . . .
1. There Are Two Separate Commandments A set of tefillin comprises two black leather boxes each containing scrolls of parchment. The two boxes—one for the head and one for the arm—are two separate mitzvot. If only one of the two is available, it should be...
Analysis of Rashi’s (seemingly superfluous) elucidation of the verse on Tefillin, quickly leads into broader exploration presenting a profound understanding of this foundational mitzvah. Discover defining differences between the hand and head set; and a f...
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