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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
How to Put on Tefillin
Simple-to-follow instructions on how to do the mitzvah of putting on Tefillin.
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.
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...
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?
Archeology and Halacha
Rabbi and archeologist, Yonatan Adler, tackles a medieval rabbinic debate about the proper arrangement of the parchments within tefillin by comparing these opinions to actual 2,000-year-old phylacteries found in Qumran.
How to bind the head and arm phylacteries in preparation for prayer.
Va'etchanan Parshah Report
Larry Goldstein calls the Tefillin Customer Support line, G-fish answers, and, of course, hilarity ensues.
The Tefillin are our connection to G-d, as we submit the thoughts in our mind and the emotions in our heart to G-d.
An inspiring story about tefillin
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