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Tallit and Tzitzit

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The reason behind the common custom for tzitzit
Discover the halachic and mystical basis for the white fringes of tzitzit and the matching white Tallit shawl with black or blue stripes.
Discussions on Prayer, Lesson 39
The third section of the Shema contains the mitzvah of tzitzit, which serves as a reminder for our commitment to all of G-d’s mitzvahs, and not fall astray to our eyes and hearts temptations. It concludes with the remembrance of the exodus from Egypt.
Contemporary Halachah and Kitzur Shulchan Aruch
Clothes disguise. They are like a mask. They hide the person beneath.
The how and why of tzitzit
Learn the practical, philosophical and mystical underpinnings of this foundational mitzvah that is meant to constantly remind us of the 613 cords of love which bind us to the Creator of heaven and earth.
Practical Parshah—Shelach
The commandment to attach fringes to the corners of our garments. What it means, and how it is done.
"What is more important?" the Rebbe continued. "Money that is temporary, or wearing tzitzit, and thereby fulfilling Divine will?"
Be careful to observe everything which I am commanding you [no matter how trivial it may seem]: Do not add to it. Do not detract from it. -- Devarim 13:1 How might one add to the Torah? (v. 1) Rashi: Tefilin with five "totafos," five species for the lulav...
"David!" Ben shouted, trying to catch his little brother's attention. "Please, G‑d, don't let the iPod be lost..." Ben said in a silent prayer.
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