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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5750 Collections and/or Records:

Tefillin Bag, circa 1984

 Item
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 Bag, between 1900-1909

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Identifier: B254.02.0002.00001
Overview Small black bag with draw string in which to carry tefillin.
Dates: between 1900-1909

Tefillin Bag, circa 1920

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Identifier: B188.01.0002.00001
Overview Handmade deep blue velvet phylacteries (tefillin in Hebrew) bag sewn together on three sides. Red, blue, yellow, and pink cross stitched floral patterns are along three of the front sides. Tefillin in Hebrew is embroidered with green floss in the center of the bag with a flower pattern underneath. There are loops at the top for a drawstring. Inside the bag is lined with red cotton fabric. Originally belonged to Gerson Kaplan.
Dates: circa 1920

Tefillin for the Hand, circa 1920

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Identifier: B139.01.0001.00005
Overview A tefillin (phylactery) for the hand consisting of a black leather box with a brown leather strap. It has one section in Hebrew designating 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 sections of the Torah in which they...
Dates: circa 1920

Tefillin for the Hand, circa 1920

 Item
Identifier: B139.01.0001.00006
Overview A tefillin (phylactery) for the hand consisting of a black leather box with a brown leather strap. It has one section in Hebrew designating 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 sections of the Torah in which they...
Dates: circa 1920

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 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 Hand, circa 1955

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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 Hand, between 1900-1909

 Item
Identifier: B254.02.0003.00002
Overview Black leather box with a brown leather strap with ''shel yad (for the hand). Together with one for the hand it makes up the tefillin (phylacteries). These leather boxes are used by Jewish men from the age of 13 and bound with leather straps onto their left arm (unless they are left-handed, in which case they bind it onto their right arm) and 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...
Dates: between 1900-1909