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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Burgundy Velvet Tefillin Bag, circa 1955

 Item
Identifier: B215.01.0001.00008
Overview A burgundy velvet tefillin (phylacteries) bag with flap that folds down to close. The lining is a green/gray cotton. Originally belonged to Ostrover Shul (Synagogue).
Dates: circa 1955

Maroon Velvet Tallit Bag, circa 1955

 Item
Identifier: B215.01.0001.00007
Overview A maroon velvet tallit (prayer shawl) bag lined in burgundy colored silk. In the center there is a gold embroidered Star of David and ''tallit'' in Hebrew, surrounded by gold laurel and star design. There is yellow fringe at the bottom of the bag. The top is fastened with a black plastic button and loop of thin black cord. Originally belonged to the Ostrover Shul (Synagogue).
Dates: circa 1955

Tefillin for the Hand, circa 1955

 Item
Identifier: B215.01.0001.00004
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 1955

Tefillin for the Hand, circa 1955

 Item
Identifier: B215.01.0001.00005
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 1955

Tefillin for the Head, circa 1955

 Item
Identifier: B215.01.0001.00001
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 1955

Tefillin for the Head, circa 1955

 Item
Identifier: B215.01.0001.00002
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 1955

Tefillin for the Head, circa 1955

 Item
Identifier: B215.01.0001.00003
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 1955