phylactery

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phylactery

Judaism either of the pair of blackened square cases containing parchments inscribed with biblical passages, bound by leather thongs to the head and left arm, and worn by Jewish men during weekday morning prayers
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HaLevi, Yesodot Ha Tefillah (Tel Aviv: Zioni, 5718) p.
In an open letter to Jews, the rabbis "ask soldiers and/or their relatives who would want a 'partner' in Torah and Tefillah [prayer] to e-mail maortlmo@gmail.
6) Because of the possible relation this research may have to the laws of minyan (prayer quorum) and tefillah (prayer), I feel that this paper is an appropriate topic for a journal on Torah and science.
They were remarkably varied: the synagogue was a house of prayer, beit tefillah, a house of gathering of the people, beit knesset, and a house of study, beit midrash.
Temple Beth Israel - A seven-week course on Tefillah with Rabbi Maurice Harris will begin Sunday at 6:30 p.
which are worn by traditional male Jews to this very day, is derived from the Hebrew tefillah (sing.
Sometimes, when tefillah is over, the teacher leans over and gives my shoulder a shake to get my attention.
Shadow Play: A True Story Of Tefillah is a picturebook rendition of an ancient, true Jewish story, retold from original sources, about the secret of tefillos, or prayers.
After all these years of watching us, this woman seems to have finally learned not only to tolerate us but to appreciate us as well--enough to want to join our tefillah [prayer service] and do as we do.
He described this not as a sudden inspirational urge, but rather as a need to respond to the demand of the mitzvah of Tefillah and to make sure that he prayed the Mincha Service before it was too late in the day.
My transition from home to camp was seamless; the setting was different, and there were more sports activities, but the daily and weekly rituals of Jewish life were the same: tefillah, kashrut, birkat, kabbalat Shabbat, Shabbat, and havdalah.
Here is how he opened his introduction to the work, entitled Shaarei Tefillah ("Gates of Prayer").