What are Tzitzit?
A. Tzitzit are the four-cornered, tasseled jersey worn by Jewish males as part of the Jewish dress code. “Tzitzit” means fringes, because...
What is the significance to the number of coils on the tzitzit?
There are five (double) knots on each of the tzitzit tassels. In the spaces between these knots, one of the fringes – which is longer than the...
Why doesn't a woman wear a tallit?
In Judaism, men and women occupy different, but equally important roles. The woman’s role exempts her from any Mitzvah...
Why do certain people have a blue-dyed fringe on their tzitzit?
The Torah commands us (Numbers 15:38) to place a blue (“techailet”) fringe on the corner of our four-cornered garments. Our sages tell us that...
What's the story with wearing tzitzit during the nightime hours?
The Torah says (Numbers 15:39), “And you will see [the tzitzit] and you will remember all the commandments.” Thus the sages concluded that...
Do I have to wear my Tallit now that I'm divorced?
Rabbi Mendy Chitrik: Hi! How may I be of assistance? SingleAgain: Ashkenazim wear a Tallit only after marriage, is that correct? Rabbi Mendy Chitrik: Yes....
How do I dispose of a Kipah or Tzitzit?
Rabbi Yossi Turk: Bienvenidos Welcome. Un minuto , ya lo atiendo. I'll be with you in a moment...Rabbi Yossi Turk: hiJewboy: hiJewboy: i have 2...
Am I required to wear tzitzit?
There is a Biblical command to attach fringes to the corners of any four-cornered garment worn by a Jewish male; however, one is not required to obtain...
At what age should a boy start wearing tzitzit?
It is customary to begin educating young boys to wear tzitzit when they reach the age of three.
Some of the strings on my Tallit are torn. Is it still kosher?
When the fringes are originally placed on the corners of the garment, each corner must have eight complete strings. If, later on, some fringes become...
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