Results for: Tallit

In Judaism

Why do tallits have stripes?

The stripes on the Tallis (prayer shawl) are a reminder that we are missing the sky-blue techelet.. In biblical times the fringes consisted of blue thread and white threads. (MORE)
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What is a tallit?

It's the Hebrew word for the Jewish prayer shawl or Tallis. The fringes on the ends of the Tallit signify the 613 Commandments of the Torah. The wearing of the Tallit (or T (MORE)
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What does the tallit symbolize?

stolen from an existing answer: The stripes on the Tallis (prayer shawl) are a reminder that we are missing the sky-blue techelet. In biblical times the fringes consisted of (MORE)
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What does the tallit represent?

The tallit (Prayer Shawl) Represents religion for the Jews.. The tallit is worn over the head of someone while they pray
In Judaism

How do you clean a tallit?

Dry cleaners. or you can try to carefully spot clean it with some soap and water. It's usually 100% wool.
In Judaism

What is a tallit clip?

It is a small double clip, connected with a chain, that helps hold the tallit on.
In Judaism

What are tefillin and tallit?

The tefillin are phylacteries. These are small leather boxes, one worn in the middle of the forehead, and the other strapped on the right arm, closest to the heart, during the (MORE)
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How do you wear the tallit?

Draped over the shoulders and back, with the sides folded up. Seethe attached Related Link for a photo.
In Definitions

What is the meaning of tallit?

In Judaism, a white shawl with fringed corners worn over the head and shoulders by Jewish men during religious services