Tefillin. Teflon. Tuflon. – What Are Those Black Boxes?!


tefillin[Video link below.] Tefillin. Teflon. Tuflon. Teflin. Prayer device. Prayer box with wires.

Over the last day, since the incident involving the boy who put on tefillin on a flight, resulting in the diversion of the plane to Philadelphia, there have been dozens of reports, each one with a unique misrepresentation and mispronunciation of tefillin. To us, frum Yidden, it’s been nothing short of funny. If you’ve seen any funny descriptions or headlines, feel free to share them below.

Meanwhile, click here to see a video of a man who put on tefillin for the very first time as a result of yesterday’s incident.

{Noam Amdurski-Matzav.com Newscenter}


  1. The boy on the plane made a tremendous Kiddish Hashem. Many people are now talking about tefilin — something they never thought of before.

  2. What? A yid with a beard and what looks like Peyos is putting on Tefillin for the first time, something doesn’t make sense