Clothing & Appearance
Why do some people tuck them in, and others let them hang free?
Fringes for four-cornered garments.
Garments for synagogue and, for some, all-day wear.
The clothing of Jewish prayer.
The corner fringes on this ritual garment remind the wearer of all the commandments in the Torah.
The commandment of tzitzit (fringes) reminds us to enhance our vision with faith and see new possibilities.
The tzitzit (fringes) and tallit (prayer shawl) serve as physical reminders of our connections with previous generations and of the faith that sustained them and us.
The tzitzit (fringes) on our clothes remind us not to be discouraged or lose hope for social change, based on the realities we see around us.