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Religion

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Blue Velvet Tefillin Bag, circa 1970

 Item
Identifier: B120.05.0011.00002
Overview A blue velvet tefillin (pylacteries) bag. This view shows the front side with a wheat colored Star of David stitched with simple running stitches. A drawstring runs through the mouth of the bag, consisting of brown cotton and blue wool interwoven strings. Originally belonged to Ira M. Beck.
Dates: circa 1970

Tefillin for the Hand, between 1920-1960

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Identifier: B120.05.0011.00003
Overview A tefillin (phylactery) for the hand consisting of a black leather box with a brown leather strap. This view shows the orange sticker on the top of the box with ''shel yad'' (for the hand). The leather boxes are those which Jewish men from the age of 13 bind with leather straps on the crest of their foreheads during the morning prayers. The leather box contains parchments on which are written the four sections of the Torah in which they are mentioned: ''And you shall bind them for a sign upon...
Dates: between 1920-1960

Tefillin for the Head, between 1920-1960

 Item
Identifier: B120.05.0011.00004
Overview A tefillin (phylactery) for the head consisting of a black leather boxes with a brown leather strap. The top of the tefillin box has an orange sticker with ''shel rosh'' (for the head). The leather boxes are those which Jewish men from the age of 13 bind with leather straps onto their left arm (unless they are left-handed, in which case they bind it onto their right arm) during the morning prayers. The leather box contains parchments on which are written the four sections of the Torah in which...
Dates: between 1920-1960