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Why can't women wear Tefillin?

What is the significance of Tefillin? Seemingly they are mere cow hides that underwent a variety of processes, transformed into hard or soft leather,...

Fit to be Tied

It is a Divinely-mandated rehearsal each morning to unify our intellect, spirit, and motivation to be at one with the Divine during the coming day. I...

Do we wear Tallit and Tefillin on the High Holidays?

As is the case with every Biblical holiday, the tallit is worn but not the tefillin. See On which days of the year don't we put the tefillin on? In...

On which days of the year are Tefillin not worn?

Tefillin are not worn on Shabbat and the major holidays when work is not done. They are:1 • Rosh Hashanah• Yom...

Why aren't tefillin worn Tishah b'Av in the morning?

A mourner on the first day of shivah does not wear tefillin (see Does a mourner wear tefillin?). Based on this law, the famed Rabbi Meir of Rothenburg...

Does a mourner wear tefillin?

When Ezekiel was told by G-d not to mourn for the death of his wife,1 he was instructed:2 "Be silent from groaning, do not practice rites of mourning...

If I didn't lay tefillin in the morning can I don them later in the day?

Rabbi Schochet: I hope you are having a GREAT day today:) . . How can I make it even better? David: hi Rabbi, if I was unable to lay tefillin in the...

Does wearing tefillin constitute animal abuse?

To the naked eye and uneducated mind an operating room is a barbaric torture chamber. To those who know that life itself is the human’s number one...

Are Tefillin worn on Purim?

Rabbi Yosef Loschak: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind purim_prayer: do sephardic jews wear tefillin on purim? Rabbi...

What do I do if my hand which I use to wrap the tefillin is broken?

Rabbi Yossi Turk: Bienvenidos Welcome. Un minuto ya lo atiendo. I'll be with you in a moment...right_hand_man: what do i do if i am unable to perform...