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Tallit

Blue Tallit Stripes - Why is a particular blue color associated with Judaism? For example the Israeli flag, and the stripes on the tallit. More
Blue Techelet Thread - I was in Israel recently and saw some religious men wearing tzitzit strings with a blue thread. I thought the strings were supposed to be white. What was this blue? More
Tallit - Women - On the issue of women wearing a tallit, I understand that women don't generally wear them because they are not required to attend synagogue services 3 times a day. But is there a law forbidding this? More
Tallit Stripes - What is the reason that just about every tallit has a series of stripes running vertically down the tallit. Is there a reason or is it just decorative? If decorative, when did this practice begin? More
Tzitzit Maintenance – Checking the Strings - I was recently disappointed to notice that one of the strings on my tallit became torn. I subsequently found out that since it was only one string, my tallit was still kosher. However, it was unnerving to discover this... More
What are Tzitzit? - I recently visited Israel and saw the men praying with prayer shawls. What was that exactly? More

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