There is a widely-held theory that Rashi's daughters wore Tefillin.

Rashi here seems to say there is a Bal Tosif (prohibition to add on a commandment) if a women does a Mitzvat Aseh Shehazman Grama (time-bound Mitzvah).

If so, it would seem impossible that Rashi's daughters wore Tefillin.

Am I correct in my analysis?

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    He's saying that for Rabbi Yehuda. Maybe the halacha is like Rabbi Yossi? – robev Aug 12 '20 at 14:59
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    By this logic it would seem impossible that Rabbenu Tam wore Rabbenu Tam Tefillin. – Double AA Aug 12 '20 at 15:11
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    @DoubleAA well I guess he's assuming Rashi's daughters "wore tefillin" while living with him, and he wouldn't have allowed them to transgress Bal Tosif – robev Aug 12 '20 at 15:19
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    if your analysis is correct then women should walk out fo shul before shofar blowing. – Danny Schoemann Aug 12 '20 at 16:19
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    Maybe in the assumed story, Rashi's daughter's didn't hold of his psak. Might explain where their kids got it from. – user6591 Aug 12 '20 at 22:21

There is no evidence that Rashi's daughter wore Tefillin but Rashi frequently explains the Gemora according to the hava amina and not according to halacha l'maaseh so this Rashi in itself doesn't prove he actually held that way.

Rashi also says the opposite on the Gemara (Eiruvin 96A) which says Michal Bas Shaul wore tefillin but the Chachamim did not protest (which is where I'm guessing this concept came from, people are mistaking whose daughter wore tefillin) Rashi explains they did not protest that she is being oiver on Baal Tosif.

In both Gemoras, Rashi is explaining according to that hava amina and not necessarily saying a halacha l'maaseh.

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