Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Jewish Prayer Shawls: Tallits

Studying Judaism? Do you know what a tallit is?

This Religion and Ethics Newsweekly clip explains that a tallit is a Jewish prayer shawl and the fringes, called the tzitzit,"represent God’s 613 commandments to the Jews." 

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