Is a non Jew allowed to put on Tfillin for a handicapped person.

Answer:

Yes, he may put them on, and the handicapped person can make the bracha. If possible he should assist somewhat in the donning of the tefillin.

Sources:

Shu”t Mahari Asad 19, Shu”T Maharam Shick 15, Shu”t Maharshag 2:120

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One Response to “Gentile Assisting Putting on Tefillin”

  1. You have to make sure that the tefillin are being put on in the halachically correct manner (above the hairline, etc.).

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