Sunday Elul 5 5703
Torah lessons: Chumash: Teitsei, first parsha with Rashi.
Tehillim: 29-34. Also 13-15.
Tanya: XII. "And the act (p. 449) ...of separate attributes. (p. 449).

Our custom in donning the tallit gadol:1 Place the folded tallit on the right shoulder. Inspect the tzitzit while reciting borchi nafshi (p. 11). Remove the tallit from the shoulder and open it. Kiss the top border. Twirl the tallit away from in front of the face to a position behind you.

Begin the b'racha l'hitateif b'tzitzit. Complete the b'racha close to placing the two right corners (of the tallit) around the neck over the left shoulder.

(See Sh'eirit Yehuda, Orach Chayim, 1, and Divrei Nechemya, Orach Chayim, 9.)