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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 phylacteriesphylacteries
[Gr.,=safeguard], two small leather boxes worn during morning prayers by Orthodox and Conservative Jews after the age of 13 years and one day. Each box contains strips of parchment inscribed with verses from the Scriptures: Ex. 13.1–10; 13.11–16; Deut. 6.
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, 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 wool, cotton, or silk, and often has blue or black stripes on the ends and an ornamental strip worn near the neck. Woven into the white garment is a blue fringe (tzitzit), worn in fulfillment of the biblical commandment (Num. 15.37–41). To be distinguished from this tallit, known as the Tallit Gadol [large tallit], is the Tallit Katan [small tallit], which is worn under the outer garments throughout the day. This practice is less widely observed.
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McVey said she was willing to speak to Talit to give him any support she could.
Los judios han reclamado la observancia de su Pascua, la dieta kosher, el acceso y uso del talit y de los tefilin, la tenencia de sus libros religiosos como la Tora y el Sidur.
By contrast the talit or prayer shawl with its fringes is considered an extension of the body.
Azila Talit Reisenberg, a poet, suggests an alternative to Krog's notion of a communal text: "If we in S[outh] Africa] are serious about nurturing the cultural richness of our land, we must ensure that all citizens with inclinations and talent to write are allowed to write in their own mother tongue.
Regarding the physical reward, Rav Huna teaches that: "one who is punctilious in the observance of the mitsvah of tsitsit merits a beautiful talit (prayer shawl).
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entendi subitamente: se tomaban algunos flecos, los tsitsit, del Talit con el que papa se cubria el cuerpo y arrojabamos besos a la Torah llevando desde nuestros labios la senal de respeto hacia la posicion de los rollos que mostraba un joven de la comunidad.
She is willing to be counted in the minyan, reads Torah beautifully, and can lead any portion of the service, but prefers not to wear a talit so is limited in the Egalitarian Minyan to leading pseukei d'zimrah.
However, unlike Emanu-El, their clergy continued to cover their heads and wear the talit, and the shofar was never abandoned as part of High Holiday services.
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Its outward leaning walls culminate in a stained glass crown, a Keta Tora, optimizing daylight and symbolizing the embracing Talit prayer shawl.