Thirty Years After Yona Wallach's 'Tefillin' Was Published, the Poem and Photo Remain as Provocative as Ever

A forthcoming film dares to reveal additional photos taken during the controversial shoot with the Israeli poet and a man wearing only tefillin.

Before the photograph there was the poem. In the spring of 1982, in the monthly literary journal Iton 77, edited by Yaakov Besser, Yona Wallach published the poem "Tefillin."