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Tallit and Tzitzit: In Depth

Tallit and Tzitzit: In Depth

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I was under the impression that the mitzvah of wearing tzitzit only applies to the daytime. But then I heard that many have the custom to wear tzitzit during the night as well. Can you explain the reason behind this?
Immediately following the commandment of the tallit, the Torah states, “I am the L-rd, your G-d, Who took you out of the land of Egypt to be your G-d . . .”
We sometimes fail to understand the connection between religion and morality.
A Selection of Aggadaic Sayings about Tzitzit
Translated from the sources, a selection of our sages' sayings about the special mitzvah of tzitzit.
What's the reason for the black stripes on the tallit and tzitzit?
The kabbalistical and practical reasons for the black stripe some have on their tallit.
The meaning of the blue string amongst the tzitzit fringes, and the reason why some have the blue string and others don’t.
The number of coils on the tzitzit has deep mystical meaning.
To valuate a woman based on her ability to "do whatever a man can," is to dishonor womanhood, and all the unique qualities it brings to the table.
And why do some Ashkenazim wait until after marriage?
The answer to this question really varies depending on your ancestry and/or community custom. Allow me to share some information...
When donning the tallit for the first time after the wedding, it is naturally being done with the intention of wearing it every day from then on...
Since we were given the mitzvah of tzitzit in Abraham's merit, we wear the tallit specifically for "his" prayer--Shacharit...
I noticed something interesting in the congregation I attend. Virtually everyone’s prayer shawl, the tallit, is made of wool. Is there any specific reason why I do not see any silk or cotton prayer shawls?
Why is there an embroidered strip that looks like a crown on the top of the tallit prayer shawl?
A brief treatise on the significance of this important mitzvah
Explores the significance of the ritually fringed four-cornered garment. Complete with basic laws, blessings and diagrams.
I understand why we hold the fringes during the Shema, which mentions the mitzvah of tzitzit, by why for Baruch She’amar?
This is no fringe mitzvah! The tallit and tzitzit serves as constant reminders of our obligations to G-d and our fellows.
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