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  • Colorful Tallitot

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on January 09, 2013 | Leave a Comment

    Colorful Tallitot

    Traditionally a tallit or Jewish prayer shawl is made of white wool and decorated with either black or blue stripes.

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  • Function of the Atara

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on January 09, 2013 | Leave a Comment

    Function of the Atara

    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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  • The Traditional Tallit

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on January 09, 2013 | Leave a Comment

    The Traditional Tallit

    One of the most recognizable Jewish religious items is the tallit, or Jewish prayer shawl.

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  • 10 Tips for Buying a Tallit

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on January 09, 2013 | Leave a Comment

    10 Tips for Buying a Tallit

    Here are some helpful tips that will guide you on your journey to finding the perfect tallit.

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  • How Much to Spend on a Tallit

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on January 09, 2013 | Leave a Comment

    How Much to Spend on a Tallit

    It can sometimes be difficult to decide how much to spend on a tallit, but there are important factors to consider when creating a budget for such a meaningful purchase.

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  • Tallit and Tallit Katan Washing and Care Guide

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on January 09, 2013 | Leave a Comment

    Tallit and Tallit Katan Washing and Care Guide

    If you’ve ever wondered why every Tallit looks worn out, it is because it is notoriously difficult to clean a Tallit because of the risk of the Tzitzit strings unraveling and the knots and fringes on the sides becoming tangled.

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  • When to Wear the Tallit?

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on January 09, 2013 | Leave a Comment

    When to Wear the Tallit?

    It is a well-known fact that the Tallit is worn by adult males during prayer services during the week, Shabbat and on Holidays and that the Tallit Katan is worn for the entire day.

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  • Full Size Tallit vs. Narrow Tallit

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on January 09, 2013 | Leave a Comment

    Full Size Tallit vs. Narrow Tallit

    There are two ways of wearing tallitot. While both of these ways of wearing a prayer shawl are equally “correct”, many people prefer to wear their tallitot a certain way either because they find it more aesthetically pleasing or because it is the norm in their branch of Judaism or in their synagogue.

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  • Tallit as a Gift

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on January 09, 2013 | Leave a Comment

    Tallit as a Gift

    A tallit makes a great, practical, and long-lasting gift that would be appropriate for many Jewish occasions.

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  • Tallit Made in Israel

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on January 09, 2013 | Leave a Comment

    Tallit Made in Israel

    There’s no better choice for purchasing a tallit than choosing one that was fully designed and produced in Israel! These tallitot – made by a wide selection of manufacturers – are exported all around the world.

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