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Religion

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Tallit, circa 1984

 Item
Identifier: B202.01.0002.00001
Overview A prayer shawl (tallit - Sephardic pronunciation, tallis - Ashkenazic pronunciation) made from white jacquard. There are woven blue stripes and a repeated woven emblem on the edges. The emblems stand for a blessing said in Hebrew before putting on the prayer shawl. Each end has long fringes (''tzitzit'' in Hebrew). Originally belonged to Max Cayton of Washington D.C., brother of Jacob Hayutin of Denver.
Dates: circa 1984

Tefillin Bag, circa 1984

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Identifier: B202.01.0001.00002
Overview A navy blue velvet tefillin (phylacteries) bag with a gold colored, metal zipper at the top of the bag. A Star of David and the Hebrew word ''tefillin'' are embroidered with gold floss. There is fringe sewn onto the edge of the top side. The back of the bag has no distinguishing features or ornamentation. The bag is lined in white cotton. Originally belonged to Max Cayton of Washington D.C., the brother of Jacob Hayutin of Denver.
Dates: circa 1984

Tefillin for the Hand, circa 1984

 Item
Identifier: B202.01.0001.00004
Overview A tefillin (phylactery) for the hand consisting of a black leather box with a brown leather strap. The top of the tefillin box has one section in Hebrew that designates that it is ''shel yad'' (for the hand). These 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...
Dates: circa 1984

Tefillin for the Head, circa 1984

 Item
Identifier: B202.01.0001.00003
Overview A tefillin (phylactery) for the head consisting of a black leather box with a brown leather strap. The top of tefillin box has one section in Hebrew that designates ''shel rosh'' (for the head). These 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...
Dates: circa 1984

Yarmulke, circa 1984

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Identifier: B202.01.0001.00001
Overview A white satin four-panel skullcap (yarmulke in Yiddish, Kipah in Hebrew) worn by Max Cayton at the wedding of Michael and Joyce Hayutin. The lining is of white cotton and is gold stamped with the words: ''Wedding of Joyce and Michael Hayutin May 28, 1984 Belvedere Hotel.'' Originally belonged to Max Cayton of Washington D.C., the brother of Jacob Hayutin of Denver.
Dates: circa 1984