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9 Things You Didn’t Know About Yom Kippur

Impress your friends and family with these little-known facts about the Day of Atonement.

What To Expect At Synagogue Services on Saturday Morning

A guide for bar/bat mitzvah guests and other newcomers to Sabbath worship.

Ask the Expert: Tzitzit Hanging Out

Why do some people tuck them in, and others let them hang free?

Everyday Blessings & Rituals

Texts, translations, and transliterations.

Tzitzit, the Fringes on the Prayer Shawl

Fringes for four-cornered garments.

Jewish Clothing

Garments for synagogue and, for some, all-day wear.

Kippah, Tallit and Tefillin

The clothing of Jewish prayer.

Tallit (The Prayer Shawl)

The corner fringes on this ritual garment remind the wearer of all the commandments in the Torah.

The Tallit: Spiritual Significance

The commandment to attach fringes to garments was invested with deep theological meaning.