Tallit and Tzitzit

Shawl

Visit a Saturday morning synagogue service, and you will notice that all the men and many of the boys are draped in white, fringed prayer shawls that are bordered with either blue or black stripes. The prayer shawl is the tallit. The tasseled fringes on the tallit are the tzitzit.

Explore the meaning of this ancient garment in our article on the right.

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