• How to Choose a Tallit?

    Mazal tov!! If you're thinking about buying a new tallit, that means you have an up-coming simcha or you're looking to hiddur mitzvah (enhancing the aesthetic of a particular mitzvah, i.e. purchasing a new and beautiful tallit!) How do I find the right tallit? Judaica stores or online shopping might have you feeling confused by [...] Continue Reading
  • Safed and the Tradition of Weaving

    First Mrs. Parker would show you the double parlours. You would not dare to interrupt her description of their advantages and of the merits of the gentleman who had occupied them for eight years.

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  • Tallit: Who, What, Where, & Why?!

    A Tallit or Tallis is a four cornered garment worn during prayer. Its purpose? A daily reminder; remember our commandments, do them, and be holy. Find the verse in Numbers 15:37-39. Interestingly enough, its not the prayer shawl we are commanded in. The real superstar….. the tzitzit (fringes). The tzitzit are tied in a special [...] Continue Reading
  • The Process of Weaving

    Knowing that Mrs. Mallard was afflicted with a heart trouble, great care was taken to break to her as gently as possible the news of her husband’s death.

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  • Judaica- What is That?

    In Latin, it literally means Jewish matters. Most often referring to a variety of objects used for ritual purpose in Jewish life and/or Jewish ceremonial art. Including, but definitely not limited to: Mezuzah A mezuzah (Hebrew: מְזוּזָה "doorpost"; plural: מְזוּזוֹת mezuzot) comprises a piece of parchment called a klaf contained in a decorative case and inscribed with specific [...] Continue Reading