The tremendous hustle and bustle of Manhattan did not faze the two bachurim who stood that day, in the summer of 1979, on Seventh Avenue near a Mitzva Tank. They invited Jewish passersby to enter the tank and put on t’fillin.
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The Mitzvah of wearing T’fillin is mentioned in the Torah four times; twice in the book of Exodus and twice in Deuteronomy. These four sections are written out and contained in the T’fillin. In the Hand T’fillin they are all written on one scroll, whereas in the Head T’fillin they are written on four separate scrolls and inserted into four separate compartments.
Rabbi Danny Yaffe is a shliach and rabbi of a Young Adult Chabad Club at a shul in Sydney, Australia. A young man who lives overseas, who was hospitalized in Australia and was in an isolation ward, called him. His doctors thought he had only a short time left to live
Leibel Khazanovich and Adam Nesenoff decided to give a unique gift to the Rebbe for his birthday, his picture comprised of 1500 photos of Jews putting on t’fillin, many of them for the first time in their lives. * We met with the two bachurim to hear all about it. * Their tip is never leave the house, not even for the nearby grocery store, without a pair of t’fillin. There are opportunities to use them all around us. * Presented for the start of the fiftieth year since the launch of Mivtza T’fillin