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Tallit and Tzitzit

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A brief treatise on the significance of this important mitzvah
Explores the significance of the ritually fringed four-cornered garment. Complete with basic laws, blessings and diagrams.
1. Only a garment designed for covering the body and having four corners (2 in front and 2 in the back) must have TzitzithIf there are more than 4 corners, the garment still requires Tzitzith, though the fringes are attached only to the corners at the fou...
The Torah requires that the Tzitzith be attached to human attire. Tzitzith are not worn on their own, as some separate insignia, like, for example, the Tefillin. It would seem, therefore, that there is some relationship between Tzitzith and human attire. ...
The term Tzitzith recalls the tzitz, the golden plate, worn by the high priest, upon which were engraved the words "Holy unto G-d" (Exodus 28:36). Just as tzitz is derived from צוץ (to gaze; cf. Song 2:9), because it was worn on the forehead, a place visi...
The Mitzvah of Tzitzith is mentioned twice in the Torah: "...they are to make for themselves, throughout their generations, Tzitzith upon the corners of their garments, and to put with the Tzitzith of each corner a thread o f blue. And it shall be unto yo...
Said Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai: "When a person rises in the morning and dons the Tefillin and Tzitzith ... the Shechina dwells upon this person and proclaims: 'Thou art My servant, Israel, in whom I will be glorified!"' Zohar Chadash, Terumah (41d) Each sov...
Wearing Tzitzit (Fringes)
Numbers 15:38 "And they shall make for themselves Tzitzit" When you see a woman wearing a white dress, white cap and white shoes - you know she's a nurse. When you pass a fellow in a blue outfit, with a silver badge, dangling a baton, you can tell he's a ...
Letter No. 185:
This letter was sent to R. Menachem Zev Greenglass, one of the leaders of the Lubavitcher community in Montreal. B”H, Thursday, 1 Nissan, 5705 Greetings and blessings, In response to your letter: a) [The details of] the Seder for this coming Pesach are of...
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