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    • symbols of prayer
      • Teffilin
        • Black leather boxes Jews wear strapped on the forehead and forearm
          • inside= written text from the shema.
            • Points to the commandment to wear signs on the forearm and forehead
  • fringes= reminder of the laws Jews are expected to follow.
    • worn= for morning prayers, Shabbat and festivals.
      • Ultra orthodox Jews wear a small tallit all day under their clothes but not next to their skin
        • A* extra information
          • Traditionally worn by men.
            • Progressive Jewish women also wear the tallit as part of their policy of egalitarian.
              • Interpretation of the text= command to wear fringes is given to the Israelites.
                • Doesn't specify men and women.
                  • Numbers 15:38
                    • Minyan
                      • Number of Jews that make up a community=ten
                        • Ten= number of spies that reported negative things about Canaan in the torah.
                          • Numbers chapter 14
                            • Men beyond bar mitzvah, women beyond bat mitzvah in progressive communities
  • age counts towards Minyan
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