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Gartel: Sash worn by Jewish men during prayer.
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What is up with the gartel?
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...
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