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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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  • Biblical History of the Tallit

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on January 03, 2013 | Leave a Comment

    Biblical History of the Tallit

    The commandment to wear the tzitzit of the tallit is one that comes directly from Biblical sources.

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  • Tallit Etymology- Also: Tallit or Tallis

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on January 03, 2013 | Leave a Comment

    Tallit Etymology- Also: Tallit or Tallis

    Like many words used in Judaism, the word tallit can find its roots from the Aramaic language.

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  • Tallit Terminology

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on January 03, 2013 | Leave a Comment

    Tallit Terminology

    Atara – The embroidered piece of cloth or metal that is sewn to the back of a tallit.

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  • Tekhelet History

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on January 03, 2013 | Leave a Comment

    Tekhelet History

    In recent years it has become common place to see Jews wearing Tzitzit in blue and white.

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  • Tekhelet Meaning

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on January 03, 2013 | Leave a Comment

    Tekhelet Meaning

    Numerous Jewish authorizes have discussed importance of Tekhelet from a legal perspective as well as from a theological perspective.

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  • Where to Buy Tekhelet?

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on January 03, 2013 | Leave a Comment

    Where to Buy Tekhelet?

    In recent years, the wearing of Tekhelet has become increasingly widespread and as a result, these blue strings that are found on the corners of many Tallitot and Tallit Katan garments are in high demand.

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  • Ashkenazi Tallitot

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on January 03, 2013 | Leave a Comment

    Ashkenazi Tallitot

    While the Torah does not provide much detail regarding Tzitzit and Tallitot, there is a considerable amount of discussion in Jewish Legal Texts regarding the shape of a Tallit, the method of trying Tzitzit strings, materials used and colors, if applicable.

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  • Tallit for Women

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on January 02, 2013 | Leave a Comment

    Tallit for Women

    A traditional tallit is made from wool and usually features a white background with simple blue or black horizontal stripes.

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  • Women and the Tallit

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on January 02, 2013 | Leave a Comment

    Women and the Tallit

    In November of 2009 a woman was arrested while praying at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.

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