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World Wide Wrap
Sunday, February 3, 2013

On Sunday morning, February 3, Kehilla, the joint religious school of Congregation Ohav Shalom and Northern Hills Synagogue, celebrated the World Wide Wrap, which the Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs organizes on Super Bowl Sunday to teach the mitzvah of wrapping tefillin. 

Instructed not only in the process but also in the meaning and significance of wrapping tefillin by Rabbi George Barnard and Moreh Maksim Shilkrot, Director of Education for Kehilla, the students in grades 3-7 put on the tefillin, many for the first time, with the aid of members of our congregations.

“Kehilla” is Hebrew for “community”; the instruction of Kehilla students at our joint celebration of the World Wide Wrap was truly a community event.

Ed Schulman: Getting started.
Ed Schulman: getting started.
Hand Tefillin
The hand tefillin (shel yad)
Hank Lerer
Hank Lerer and Terry Brodoff: adjusting the shel yad
Girl wraps tefillin on arm.
Boy with tefillin on arm.
Oded Zmora
Oded Zmora demonstrates how to wrap the hand.
Jeff Gushin
Jeff Gushin: wrapping the hand.
Maksim Shilkrot
Moreh Maksim helps a student.
Group Photo of participants.
Men’s Clubs of Northern Hills Synagogue and Ohav Shalom,
with Kehilla students Grades 3-7.

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