TEFILLIN

          Many ‘critics’ of the Torah, beginning with the early Reform teacher, Forster, have made damning claims about the mitzvah of tefillin.  They assert that tefillin is the ultimate symbol of the Torah’s confining nature.  They argue that Judaism in general is all about restrictions, and tefillin,

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Tefillin

1. Tefillin tell us a lot about the make-up of man, the various parts that motivate. What’s the Mitzvah? In the morning, we bind tefillin on our arm — a right-handed person on the left bicep, the box facing his heart, and on the head, between the

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