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Tallit (Prayer Shawl)

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Tallit (Prayer Shawl): Prayer shawl fringed with ritual fringes at four corners, worn by men during certain prayer services.
How to Put on a Tallit
Do-It-Yourself Tallit
Watch these simple-to-follow instructions on how to do the mitzvah of wearing a Tallis.
How to Put On a Tallit
How to put on the traditional four-cornered garment before prayers.
A Lesson in Respect
Of course I wanted to honor my Zaydie and his memory, but I also wanted to honor my son and his choices for his special day. Then I took an even deeper look at the situation. Maybe there was something more sinister. Maybe the real concern was how I would ...
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...
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...
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.
Since we were given the mitzvah of tzitzit in Abraham's merit, we wear the tallit specifically for "his" prayer--Shacharit...
A discussion of the different customs regarding wearing a tallit when receiving an aliyah and when leading the prayer services.
The garment surrounds our body; the fringes hang off it. They represent the two aspects of G-d’s being: His true self that is totally beyond our grasp, and the tiny fraction of His being we can experience.
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