Rectangular prayer shawl worn during worship by Orthodox Jewish men and Reform Jews of both sexes. It is white with black or blue stripes, and has 613 tzitzit (fringes) as a reminder of the 613...
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tallit (tälēt') , in Judaism, four-cornered, fringed shawl worn by males during the morning prayers. It is donned before putting on the phylacteries, except on Yom Kippur when it is worn all through the day (phylacteries are not worn on this day). The tallit is usually made of white w...
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Rectangular prayer shawl worn during worship by Orthodox Jewish men and Reform Jews of both sexes. It is white with black or blue stripes, and has 613 tzitzit
(fringes) as a reminder of the 613 commandments of the Torah. The shawl is worn round the shoulders or over the head, giving the wearer a feeling of being securely envelope...
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Hebrew word for a Jewish prayer shawl that has knotted fringes on the four corners, usually made of white woven wool with black or blue stripes. It is traditional for the male to be buried in his tallit (but with the fringes cut off).
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A tallit taˈlit (טַלִּית) (talit in Modern Hebrew, Sephardic Hebrew and Ladino) (tallis, in Ashkenazic Hebrew and Yiddish) pl. tallitot taliˈtot (talleisim, tallism, in Ashkenazic Hebrew and Yiddish) is a Jewish prayer shawl. The tallit is worn over the outer clothes during the morning prayers (Shacharit) and worn during all prayers on Yo
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