Is it permitted to wear a watch on the wrist while you are wearing tefillin? According to the basic halachah it is permitted, however it is a very positive
Asking a Child
Sometimes we are not sure if a letter is kosher. Since we know what it is supposed to be we cannot rely on our own judgment. In cases like this
What in the world are ‘phylacteries”?
I have always wondered why tefillin are referred to as ‘phylateries’. I found the answer on aish.com. Tefillin are sometimes referred to as phylacteries. This stems from the ancient Greek
The Essence of Tefillin
Reb Yonason Eivshitez refers to tefillin as חותמא דמלקא קדישה, the ‘seal of the the holy king’. When you are getting ready to own a new set of tefillin, keep
Should Tefillin Cost More than a New Suit?
I was learning a piece from Reb Yonason Eibshitz this morning that confirmed a thought that I had about the price of tefillin. He writes about how much money people would