In any case it should NOT be given to someone to use unless this pair is first checked by a reliable scribe who would open it up and see if the parchment is still kosher. Here's an authentic, pair of Tefilin (Phylacteries) issued by the IDF's (Israeli Defense Forces) Rabbinical department. Any Israeli soldier who requests tefillin is given a pair.
You will also be getting an authentic IDF Olive Green bag with this pair of Tefillin. These were used by an actual Israeli soldier!I cannot guarantee the Kosherness (in terms if the parchments are still kosher) of this pair but this IS an AUTHENTIC BIBLICAL piece worn by a holy Israeli soldier. These are 2 leather boxes and straps used in prayer every weekday morning by all male Jews. Inside these special, careFully made leather boxes are parchments with scribal writing (the same as used in writing a Biblical Torah scroll) that mention the commandment of donning the Tefilen as written here: Exodus 13:9, Deut. THIS MITZVAH WAS COMMANDED BY GOD AT MOUNT SINAI! COMES WITH AN AUTHENTIC OLIVE GREEN IDF ARMY ISSUE BAG. The measurements of the bag is 10 x 8 1/2 inches and could also store this pair of Tefillin a Tallit as well as a prayer book. This set was used by a Holy soldier and can be a part of YOUR life or a gift for that special someone! NOTE: The color of the outer boxes may vary, other than yellow. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Religion & Spirituality\Other Spiritual Collectibles". The seller is "haggada613" and is located in this country: IL. This item can be shipped worldwide.