Posted By Mike Rosenthal on January 09, 2013 | Leave a Comment
The Chabad Tallit features thick black and white stripes and does not have an Atara.
Sephardic Tallitot are generally white with white stripes that run along the sides, although gold stripes frequently appear as do other colors.
A Yemenite Tallit is a black and white Tallit that uses a tying method stipulated by Maimonides, rather than the widespread methods described by Jewish Legal texts such as the Shulchan Aruch.
One excellent way in which to care for and store ones’ tallit is with the use of a tallit case.
Tallit are worn at home, in synagogues, or at any time during prayer.
A tallit is an item that can last a lifetime! For many girls, their tallit is a fond reminder of their Bat Mitzvah day, where they first fulfilled the mitzvah of wearing a tallit.
The surging popularity in the last 40 years of women wearing tallitot has grown as a direct result of the spread of a movement called “Jewish Feminism”.
Like many Mitzvot, the act of putting on and wearing the Tallit is preceded by the recitation of a blessing.
Traditionally a tallit or Jewish prayer shawl is made of white wool and decorated with either black or blue stripes.
A tallit is a Jewish prayer shawl worn during prayer. Before a tallit can be worn a special blessing must first be recited.
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