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Tomim Reaches 1000

TZFAS, Israel [CHI] — Hatomim Elchanan Hacohen Cohen from New York – one of the Temimim from Yeshivas Tzeirei Hashluchim -Tzfas, on Rosh Chodesh Shvat reached a goal of 1000 Teffilin since the beginning of this year.

Last year Hatomim Yanky Bell from England started a Mivtza of spending every lunch break doing Mivtzoim. He would go out and put on Teffilin with local store owners, businessman and every place that Jews can be found. Of course this is besides the regular Friday Mivtzoim. Throughout the year they met hundreds of Jews and many of them cherished putting on Teffilin every day. Many of them understood on their own to take it upon themselves and let Yanky find other Jews who did not yet have the chance to put on Teffilin.

When the end of the year approached Hatomim Elchanan Cohen took this responsibility upon himself. And so everyday at lunch brake he would go out to do Mivtzoim. Every day he would write a cheshbon of how many Teffilin were put on. On Rosh Chodesh Shvat after finishing his daily route he was holding at a total of 999. During the day a local young teenager entered the Yeshiva and he remembered that he didn’t have a chance to put on Teffilin today. Elchanan didn’t think for a split second and jumped at the opportunity and finished off the day with a grand total of 1000 Teffilin!

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#1 Comment By YK On January 10, 2008 @ 8:58 pm

this kid is too cool.

we ARE gonna bring the messiah with ppl like this

#2 Comment By 2k8 On January 10, 2008 @ 9:35 pm

go choni

#3 Comment By bochur On January 10, 2008 @ 9:54 pm

wow! wow! The rebbe is surely very proud.
Keep up the excellent work!!!

#4 Comment By OT Friends On January 10, 2008 @ 10:23 pm

Keep it up – CHONIE!

#5 Comment By recent Shliach! On January 10, 2008 @ 10:43 pm

Yanki & Elchanan “Kol Hakovod” – keep it up!! wow!!

#6 Comment By Ufaratzta On January 11, 2008 @ 11:27 am

To the Management: Stories like this one are the kind we want to see!

Keep up the good work!

#7 Comment By meir On January 11, 2008 @ 4:01 pm

great elchonon your awesome keep it up

#8 Comment By Lucky Wolf On January 11, 2008 @ 2:17 am

Imagine if everyone would have 1000 tefilins. wow! beautiful.

#9 Comment By chrup! On January 11, 2008 @ 2:23 am

wow elchonon, and good job!!!

#10 Comment By Shimon Yiftach-Hashem On January 11, 2008 @ 12:19 pm

Wow, this is very inspiring! Amazing work.

#11 Comment By astonished !!! On January 12, 2008 @ 9:23 pm

awesome ! if only all of us do what you did !
bringing the rebbe so much nachas

#12 Comment By your aunts, uncles and cousins in N.Y. On January 12, 2008 @ 11:35 pm

Elchonon, we are all so proud of you! Keep up the great work.

#13 Comment By Levi w, cincy ohio On January 13, 2008 @ 12:58 am

What would the rebbe say? yesh lo mana rotzoh masayyim! so you think will have 2000 by purim? (ye ye i know moshiach moshiach moshiach oy yoi yoi yoi yoi yoi……)