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Tallit and Tzitzit

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The Jewish Prayer Shawl
This is no fringe mitzvah! The tallit and tzitzit serves as constant reminders of our obligations to G-d and our fellows.
Parshat Shelach
Our sages say that one who fulfills this mitzvah properly merits to have a wife and children. He is also protected from sin, and in that merit he is assured that he will see the face of the Divine Presence . . .
Fringe Judaism
Most people don’t think of Judaism as a fringe religion. Yet that’s our uniform. Under their shirts, Jewish men and boys wear a poncho called a tallit katan, with fringes hanging from each corner . . .
A Constant Reminder
Explore the significance of the ritually fringed four-cornered garment.
Learn all about the tallit and tzitzit, its meaning and special significance.
How to Put on a Tallit
Watch these simple-to-follow instructions on how to do the mitzvah of wearing a Tallis.
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?
This lecture surveys some of the laws and customs on the mitzvah to wear “tzitzit” -- fringes on four-cornered garments.
A Conversation Between Two Souls
Two souls meet midway between heaven and earth. "Nu, what can you tell me about the world I am about to enter?" asks the descending soul.
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