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Unformatted text preview: the blessing made in the morning that has been the subject
of much misunderstanding. This is the blessing said by men in the morning which ends "......who has
not made me a woman" women say “who has made me according to His will”. Most of the
commandments mentioned above such as Tallith and Tephilin are to remind us of our commitment
and duty to God and man.
In the Kriyat Shema we are commanded "to bind the Tephilin on our arm and between the
eyes", as a sign, and later on the Tzizith "....that you may look upon them and remember all the
commandments to do them". The time related Commandments makes us conscious at all times of our
duty to God and through Him to the Jewish people. For example, it is only at a certain time of the day
that we have to put on our Tephilin and pray. We do not pray the morning service in the afternoon or
the evening service in the morning
It is well known that women throughout the centuries have been the most steadfast in their
belief and in their power of transmission of our faith. Going back to the earliest times it was not the
women, but the men who gave the gold to Aaron to make the go...
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- Spring '14
- The Bible