“I couldn’t believe this was happening to me in America,” Roberto said, adding, “We use these items every single day to pray.”
By providing religious IDF soldiers with specially-designed army versions of necessary ritual objects like prayer shawls and tefillin (phylacteries), one special organization is easing the entrance of ultra-Orthodox Jews, also known as Haredim, into the Israeli army.
As an emerging phenomenon of Christians adopting Jewish ritual becomes more prevalent, Jews are beginning to ask if this sign of a newfound closeness is a positive thing, or if it is even allowed by Jewish law.
Republican presidential Donald Trump spoke at a black Church in Detroit on Saturday and was rewarded with a tallit (fringed four-cornered prayer shawl) by the pastor.
Incredibly talented “So You Think You Can Dance” contestant Asaf incorporates shofars, tallits, and Hebrew music into his incredible dance routine! This is a must-see!
Enter an artist’s studio in the mystical city of Safed, Israel to see the spiritual art of tallit weaving come to life with gorgeous fabrics and vibrant colors.
A tallit, the Jewish prayer shawl, is an integral part of the morning prayer service, and a commandment in the Bible. But how do you do put it on? Find out in this informative video.