Who's selling non-kosher tefillin?

London rabbis warn local Jews after receiving reports of sales of ritually unfit but expensive tefillin.Ben Shaul, 12/28/2019, 10:46 PM

Tefillin from Golan Heights battle given to lone soldier

Family of slain IDF soldier Benny Hanani, who fell in the Yom Kippur War, donate his tefillin to a lone soldier who immigrated to israel.Hezki Baruch, 8/20/2019, 11:44 AM

Shlach: A Talit Meditation

Two meditations fill our minds as we don the Talit in the morning.Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 6/23/2019, 11:05 AM

Why don't WOW ask Rick Jacobs about tefillin?

Why didn't the Women of the Wall ask Rick Jacobs, the president of the Union for Reform Judaism (who was recently in Israel supporting them), to change the Reform Movement’s practice of rejecting the mitzvah of tefillin? Ezequiel Doiny, 2/11/2019, 3:05 PM

'Illegal Arab aliens burned my husband's tefillin'

Be'er Sheva woman's husband loses his tefillin and tallit, which are later found burned.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 1/25/2019, 9:57 PM

Watch Chabad emissary brings tefillin to live radio show

'Breakfast Club' hosts on Radio 103FM ask for tefillin on air and Chabad emissary hurries to arrive: Shai Goldstein: 'It's like a battery.'Mordechai Sones, 11/22/2018, 7:09 PM

Significance of Tefillin

Jеwіѕh religious men thаt have tеfіllіn bоund оn their аrmѕ and forehead аrе literally binding thеіr whоlе selves tо the Scripture of G-d.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2018, 3:58 PM

Study: Tefillin help prevent heart attacks

New study finds daily use of phylacteries causes improved blood flow, may be linked to improved cardiovascular health.JTA, 10/15/2018, 9:52 PM

Research: Tefillin may offer heart benefits

Study suggests people who wear tefillin enjoy cardiovascular health benefits.Mordechai Sones, 10/14/2018, 11:27 AM

Incendiary balloon burns tefillin

Employers in the carpentry shop of Kibbutz Nachal Oz found a pair of tefillin burning in one of the storerooms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2018, 2:55 PM

'I took my tefillin and went outside'

Teen who escaped Jerusalem fire helps police locate arson suspect, then tells the story of his escape.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2018, 10:54 PM

Meet the Uber of tefillin

Wrapp is a mobile app that links people who own tefillin with those wishing to put on tefillin; 'High technology removes all barriers.'Mordechai Sones, 7/4/2018, 12:15 PM

Fine for Tefillin stand canceled

Mayor Nir Barkat voids $124 fine slapped on Chabad hassid who got people to lay tefillin near the Jerusalem Bus Station.Gil Ronen, 6/22/2018, 3:49 PM

$124 fine for Chabad hasid manning Jerusalem tefillin stand

Jerusalem supervisor slaps Chabad hasid with fine, orders him to close his tefillin stand.Orly Harari, 6/22/2018, 1:44 PM

The month in which Tefillin held the spotlight

Do universities hire math professors who can't add? The professor of multi-culturalism who could not stand to see tefillin seems to be comparable.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 6/5/2018, 11:59 PM

'I'm sorry': Man who torched his tefillin asks for forgiveness

Bnei Brak man who left religion, filmed himself destroying religious items, asks forgiveness, says he wants to become religious again.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2018, 5:56 PM

TV network apologizes for skit mocking Judaism

'Keshet' TV network issues apology for recent skit on 'Eretz Nehederet' comedy show which mocked tefillin.Uzi Baruch, 5/31/2018, 8:38 PM

Rabbinic group: Review professor in viral tefillin incident

CJV urges universities to revisit courses assigned to multiculturalism 'specialist' who attacked man for wearing tefillin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2018, 8:33 PM

Who is the woman who attacked man for putting on tefillin?

Woman who attacked man putting on tefillin at Ben Gurion airport is professor of liberal arts, education. Her husband headed the NIF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2018, 1:27 PM

'To insult wearing tefillin in Israel? Sad'

Lubavitch Spokesman refers to incident at Ben-Gurion Airport against Chabad Chasid who helped another Jew put on Tefillin.Benny Toker, 5/28/2018, 9:18 PM

Berlin allows tefillin into prisons

Jewish prisoners in Berlin now have permanent access to a pair of tefillin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2018, 2:16 PM

Netanyahu: Some things are just not done

PM condemns satirical show for mocking tefillin. 'You don;t have to wear a kippah to understand the importance of our heritage.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2018, 7:26 PM

TV Authority: Red lines were crossed

Regulator of Israeli commercial TV releases sharp response over controversial skit involving disrespect for tefillin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2018, 12:48 PM

'There are things that should not be done'

Knesset Speaker attacks satirical show over tefillin controversy, recalling his struggle in Russia against the KGB to keep his tefillin.Uzi Baruch, 5/17/2018, 11:15 AM

Bennett responds to satirical TV show: I am a proud Jew

Jewish Home Chairman responds to skit on 'Eretz Nehederet': 'Proud to be among the mezuzah-kissers and tefilin-layers.'Uzi Baruch, 5/17/2018, 8:48 AM

Outrage after satirical TV show mocks tefillin

Satirical show “Eretz Nehederet” airs sketch in which actor wears tefillin on his head.Uzi Baruch, 5/17/2018, 12:38 AM

Tefillin thrown in garbage found in recycling park

Maid throws tefillin in garbage, but family members don't despair; with help of family and friends tefillin located at Hiriya site.Mordechai Sones, 4/3/2018, 7:18 PM

'These are odd': Toronto airport agent baffled by Tefillin

Watch: Canadian security agent insists on opening passenger's Jewish religious items, refuses request to speak with manager.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2018, 7:42 PM

Tel Aviv official: Chabad 'missionaries' need to be banned

Tel Aviv city council official rips Chabad 'missionary activities' after being asked whether he wanted to put on Tefillin.Tzvi Lev, 3/8/2018, 8:53 PM

Bnei Brak man arrested for torching tefillin

Police arrest man Bnei Brak resident who publicized footage of himself burning his tefillin in protest of 'religious coercion'.Haim Lev, 2/4/2018, 9:59 PM

Herzliya Mayor apologizes for Tefillin flap

Herzliya Mayor apologizes to Chabad Jew who was fined Friday for offering to put teffilin on passersby. 'It was a misunderstanding.'Tzvi Lev, 9/11/2017, 2:52 PM

He offered to help someone put on tefillin - and was fined

Herzliya municipal supervisor forces Chabad man to close tefillin stand, pay heavy fine.Uzi Baruch, 9/8/2017, 2:45 PM

Jewish Moscow presents 'tefillin bank'

After 'mezuzah bank' succeeds, Moscow's Chabad presents 'tefillin banks.'Michal Levy, 7/12/2017, 8:07 AM

Thieves take yeshiva boys’ luggage, tefillin during Chicago trip

Students on 8th grade graduation trip have newly received religious items stolen along with their luggage.JTA, 6/15/2017, 7:52 PM

Boy who grew up as Muslim wraps tefillin for the first time

Woman escapes with her two children from her abusive Arab husband and returns to life as a Jew in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2017, 2:43 PM

Watch: Chabad offers Tefillin to marchers in Auschwitz

CTeen, Chabad's branch for the youth, offers members of March of the Living the opportunity to wear Tefillin in Auschwitz.Yoni Kempinski, 4/25/2017, 8:54 AM

Tefillin recovered from garbage dump

Haredi volunteers in New York find lost set of Tefillin accidentally thrown out by owner.Ben Shaul, 11/16/2016, 1:49 PM

The 'holy city' of Tel Aviv dons tefillin, may break records

Rabbi Eli Naiditch, Chabad representative in Tel Aviv, was upset that polls said it was 'not a holy city'. He decided to prove it was.Yoel Domb, 9/1/2016, 1:13 AM

USC Chabad center robbed of electronics, 3 sets of tefillin

Burglar steals electronics, three sets of tefillin and other valuables from the Chabad house at the University of Southern California.JTA, 7/19/2016, 4:45 AM

On Holocaust Memorial Day: Stolen tefilin set on fire

Yeshiva students camping at Kinneret discover their religious belongings were horribly desecrated on the day commemorating the Holocaust.Shoshana Miskin, 5/5/2016, 6:15 PM

How the discovery of missing girls inspired a return to Judaism

After missing Jewish teen girls found in Orlando swamp, the hotel's manager re-connects to his Jewish roots.Shoshana Miskin, 4/11/2016, 8:42 AM

Watch: The 'Tefillin Jacket' makes davening a breeze

Davening shacharit wearing a suit has never been so easy...!Ari Soffer, 4/6/2016, 1:12 PM

Duma suspects banned from lighting Hanukkah candles

Breach of religious rights to light holiday candles and don tefillin revealed in court; 'wide deprivation of rights, no case against them.'Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, 12/8/2015, 4:38 PM

Jordan Bans Religious Jews' Tefillin at the Border

A Jordanian security official last week forbade a group of religious Israeli tourists to bring in tefillin, because it might 'endanger' themMoshe Cohen, 10/11/2015, 7:19 PM

Embarrassed Police Admit 'No Ban on Shofar at Temple Mount'

Court throws out police requests to distance youths for 'crimes' of bringing religious articles into Temple Mount.Ari Yashar, 7/29/2015, 1:34 PM

Bennett Says the 'Primitive Mezuzah Kissers' Are Going to Win

Bennett responds to leftist rally condemnation of religious, saying elections are for the Jewish nature of Israel.Yaakov Levi, 3/11/2015, 9:35 PM

After Arutz Sheva Expose, College Withdraws Offensive Exhibit

Film showed tefillin and tallitot used as underwear in gratuitous desecration of sacred items, triggering widespread outrage.Uzi Baruch, 1/16/2015, 3:42 PM

'Talit Panties' at Offensive College Art Exhibit

Sapir College has already raised anger with 'slaughter the Jew' hamsa - now its exhibit has underwear made out of Jewish ritual objects.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 1/15/2015, 4:03 PM

'The First Time I Put On Tefillin Since The War'

MDA holds moving bar mitzvah ceremony at Western Wall for 87 Holocaust survivors who were robbed of the experience by the Nazis.Ari Yashar, 4/9/2014, 3:37 PM

Owner of Lost Six-Day War Tefillin Found

Following a report on Arutz Sheva, Rafi Yanai identified the phylacteries he lost at the battle of Ammunition Hill.Gil Ronen, 1/7/2014, 8:28 AM

Long-Lost Tefillin Waiting for Owner at Ammunition Hill

Forty six years after the Six Day War, ex-soldiers are trying to figure to whom a pair tefillin found on Ammunition Hill belongs.David Lev, 1/6/2014, 10:11 PM

'Tefidanit' Wins Battle of the Tefillin Protective Cases

A court ruled that Tefillin Beit El's 'Tefidanit' was the real thing, and ordered that a competitor's imitation product be pulledDavid Lev, 7/5/2012, 10:54 AM

Posh Mall Tells Chabad Man: Stay Out

A hassidic Jew who invited shoppers to put on tefillin was told he may not enter Ramat Aviv mall.Gil Ronen, 6/3/2012, 7:21 PM

Tefillin-Fest for "Getting Stronger" Jews in Bnei Brak

Several dozen secular Jews from around the country gathered in Bnei Brak to put on their own tefillin for the first time - thanks to outreach org.Hillel Fendel, 6/10/2010, 11:23 PM