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Everyone knows that Sephardics and Ashkenazis wrap tefillin differently. But how did/do Romaniotes (from parts of Greece, mainly Ioannina) wrap it?

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    I assume you're referring to standing versus sitting while putting on the hand-tefillin, but can you edit to make that clearer? – msh210 Aug 1 '18 at 5:24
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    Like this: m.youtube.com/watch?v=KLecUbnjirI – Kazi bácsi Aug 1 '18 at 8:01
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    @Kazibácsi So basically they wrap tefillin like most Sepharadim. – ezra Aug 1 '18 at 12:40
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    @ezra This is what I definitely see there, although I'm not an expert. You should also note that many Italian Jews are sefardim themselves (like Livorno, most of Venice). Unfortunately I can't ask my Roman friends now, but ב"נ I'll do later on. – Kazi bácsi Aug 1 '18 at 15:06
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    @msh210 I actually assumed OP is asking about the wrapping on the hand. – Oliver Aug 1 '18 at 16:42

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