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Tefillin

Martin I. Sandberg

Tefillin

"and you shall bind them-- "

by Martin I. Sandberg

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Published by United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, Commission on Jewish Education in [New York] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Martin I. Sandberg ; cover, line drawing, and calligraphy by Eric Ray.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS
The Physical Object
Pagination50 p. :
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1315838M
ISBN 100838102042
LC Control Number92188478
OCLC/WorldCa44516102

Leather can stretch a little, but the paint on the straps cannot stretch without cracking. In the idiom of Proverbs, tying as well as writing are commonly simple figures of speech for considering something of utmost importance. There are different customs about some of the minor details of the wrapping, so I will explain the custom that is shown in the pictures. If while wearing tefillin you feel the need to go to the bathroom, you must immediately remove the tefillin and go. Blessed are You, Lord our God, King of the universe, who has sanctified us with His commandments and commanded us to put on Tefillin.

We may not wear tefillin at night. He gives me strength for the day Do not wrap the strap around your fingers just yet. If you feel the need to pass gas while wearing tefillin, you must first remove your tefillin.

This is wrong. Place the shel rosh on your head, with the bayis on your head just before the hairline. That is why I offer to the Lord as a sacrifice every male that first comes out of the womb. They must be written with Halachically acceptable ink, on Halachically acceptable parchment. Do not remove them from the bag by shaking them out of the bag, for example.


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Tefillin book

When taking off the tefillin, we use our weaker hand, to show our reluctance to take off the Mitzvah. However, in the earliest known archaeological findsall 29 tefillin cases found were square or rectangular.

Observant Jews consider wearing tefillin to be a very great mitzvah command. The Phariseeshowever, took the text literally; the words of the Torah are to be inscribed on a scroll and placed directly between one's eyes and on one's arm.

The boxes must be perfectly square seen from above. Cohn argues that the tefillin should be perceived as an invented tradition aimed at counteracting the popularity of the Greek amulets with an "original" Jewish one. The knot should be tightly touching the bayis, and should be between you and the bayis.

One should go to the bathroom before putting on tefillin, or at least be absolutely sure he will not have to go while wearing the tefillin. We must realize that such actions are contrary to the relations that must exist between one Jew and another. Those chapters discuss how Hashem, Whose Name is blessed, is One, and only One, in the entire universe.

We may not wear tefillin at night. If you are right-handed you should wear tefillin on the bicep of your left arm. Wrap the strap around your palm and three times around your middle finger, once around the lower part, one around the upper and one joining the two. Now say the following blessing: "Baruch ata Adonai elohanynu melech ha'olam asher kidshanu bemitzvotav vetzivanu al mitzvat tefillin.

Among observant Jews, Tefillin is a mitzvah of the greatest significance. The tefillin box worn on the head should be centered just above the forehead with the two leather straps wrapping around the head, then hanging down over the shoulders.

The housings must be perfectly square when viewed from the top. I shall prepare before Him a beautiful lulav, beautiful sukkah, beautiful fringes Tsitsitand beautiful phylacteries Tefilin. The boxes contain four hand-written texts from the Bible, in which believers are commanded to wear certain words on the hand and between the eyes.

When one encounters a Jew in the street, one should ask him if he has already set a time for Torah study. These words which I command you today shall be on your heart. As with all ritual objects there are very specific rules about how to make tefillin, and how to wear them. I will betroth you to Me with righteousness, with justice, with kindness, and with compassion.

Therefore, each of these chapters are written on small pieces of parchment and placed into leather housings, which a man places on the arm and the head, along with special leather straps. They are worn instead at the afternoon Mincha service.

Below are video instructions: 4. Sometimes one bad letter can invalidate an entire pair of tefillin. And then, the joy will break down barriers, including the barriers of the person whom we are trying to influence. Unwind the strap on you palm.

Wrap it up and put it away.

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You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul and with all your might…These words that I am commanding you today must always be on your minds…Tie them on your hand as a sign.

The knot should be in the back of your head. If you are ambidextrous, you must ask your Rabbi, because each case is different. The other Tefillin box "Hand Tefillin" is tied on the left Tefillin book so that it rests against the heart, and the suspended leather strap is wound around the left hand, and around the middle finger of that hand.

Tie on Hand Now back to your hand.All of our tefillin are produced in Israel and have been checked by the Va'ad Mishmeres Stam- an organization that certifies Tashmishei Kedusha-mezuzoth, tefillin and megilloth.

We carry two grades of tefillin. Peshutim Mehudarim and Gasoth. Both are written on non-coated parchment. Actual price varies based on availability. For more information, please contact us. Click for a sample. Apr 04,  · Tefillin by Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan () [Aryeh Kaplan] on atlasbowling.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

An explanation of the mitzvah of tefillin. Includes photos of tefillin being made and how they should be worn/5(8). Jun 23,  · The head tefillin is loosely fastened on the head about one centimetre above a person's original hairline (the fact that a man's hair has receded is ignored).

A blessing is recited and the strap. For an excellent and detailed description of the function and manufacture of tefillin, the reader is recommended to atlasbowling.com and Machon atlasbowling.com Wikipedia entry is also extensive. atlasbowling.com also have a book, Tefillin and Mezuzos: A Pictorial Guide, by Yerachmiel Askotzky – “A sofer shows you how to choose, maintain and understand your tefillin, mezuzah and Torah scrolls” – which I.

Average lifespan of HaSOFER'S tefillin p'shutim mehudarim is seven to ten years, but this can be extended to up to twenty years when properly maintained.

Two other types of tefillin batim, which HaSOFER doesn't carry, are p'shutim and dakot. Tefillin p'shutim are made by gluing together many individual pieces of thin leather.

What Are Tefillin?

There is a lot more to write the different s, the leather straps, when Tefillin are worn, how Tefillin are donned and the blessings to be recited. By the way, there are many who after their morning prayers don for a few minutes another pair called Rabeinu Tam Tefillin where the parchments have been inserted in .