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Gartel: Sash worn by Jewish men during prayer.
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Why do many traditional Jewish men wear a sash (called a gartel) around their waste during prayers?
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Question: My Chabad rabbi always puts on a black sash before praying. We joke that it is because he has attained a "black belt" in prayer arts. But seriously, what is the meaning of that sash? Answer: The black belt you refer to is called a gartel in Yidd...
Woe to parents who discipline out of anger and, in their rage, forget their love.
In the Book of Exodus, G-d calls the Jewish people a “kingdom of priests and a holy nation.” A story in the Talmud demonstrates how we could fulfill this verse and inspire the respect of the nations that surround us.
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