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Biblical source[ edit ] “Totafot” between your eyes: And it shall be for a sign for you upon your hand, and for a memorial between your eyes, that the law of the LORD may be in your mouth; for with a strong hand did the LORD bring you out of Egypt. And you shall bind them as a sign upon your arm, and they shall be as totafot between your eyes. Tot means “two” in the ” Caspi ” language and Fot means “two” in the ” Afriki ” language,  hence tot and fot means “two and two”, corresponding to the four compartments of the head-tefillin.
The Jewish Sages explain: What this really means is:
The standard for Amish women is to make family, church, and community needs a priority, even before their own needs.
It is an opportunity for us to reflect on the language and ideas that represented each year. So, take a stroll down memory lane to remember all of our past Word of the Year selections. Change It wasn’t trendy , funny, nor was it coined on Twitter , but we thought change told a real story about how our users defined Unlike in , change was no longer a campaign slogan.
But, the term still held a lot of weight. Here’s an excerpt from our Word of the Year announcement in
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Even when you are bold and try to make something happen, you may be turned down more often than you like. Ask them out It seems simple, but waiting does not always make the heart grow fonder. Sometimes people find replacements or become unavailable. Listen If you listen to someone speaking, they know it. How do you show you are listening? Listening happens not only with your ears, but with your whole body. Are you facing the person, leaning towards them?
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Background[ edit ] The upsherin tradition is a relatively modern custom in Judaism and has only become a popular practice since the 17th century. Yoram Bilu, a professor of anthropology and psychology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem , suggests that there is little or no religious basis for the custom and its popularity is probably mainly social. The following are some quotes from his paper,  Two disparate hair-related practices appear to have converged in the haircutting ritual:
We must not let this continue to be the norm.
The Ordnung stresses the virtues of humility, obedience, and simplicity. The Amish are strict pacifists and are strongly opposed to any form of violence. When a member of the community violates the Ordnung, they risk being shunned by their family and community. Ammann taught his followers to live non-resistant lives, care for the community, work the land, and follow the Bible literally. He believed strongly in the practice of excommunication.
The Amish began immigrating to North America in the early s, first settling in Pennsylvania. There are now over , Amish people living in over 28 states. After , a schism developed between those who accepted elements of modernization, or the “new order,” and the “old order,” now referred to as the Old Order Amish Mennonite Church. Adult baptism and a lack of evangelism set the Amish apart from present-day Christianity.
The Amish believe that each person must decide to be baptized on his or her own. Individuals generally decide to become baptized between 18 and 22 years old, after an week instruction period, and are only then allowed to marry. Their baptismal vows make them accountable to the Church for their lives.
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On removing the tefillin, the steps are reversed.
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And so, we named tergiversate the Word of the Year.