Selection of LevJudaïca Talitts
What is a talitt
The Talith is a prayer shawl worn by men of the Jewish faith during prayers in synagogue. Jewish men who pray alone are also required to put on a talit. It is a mitzvah that is mentioned in the Torah (Old Testament) and the Talmud, a tradition of Judaism that the entire Jewish community must observe.
There are many different models of taliths: with inscriptions in Hebrew, the word Jerusalem, a biblical verse… In the Torah courses or the Talmud Torah, one can learn about the origins of this prayer shawl and its deep meaning. Why must it be worn during Jewish prayer? What are the differences between Jewish communities? Why the Israeli flag imagined by the Zionist movement is inspired by the Talith… The Jewish religion has many texts and interpretations on the subject.
The Talith has a deep meaning, a Judaica accessory that you can buy on the LevJudaica website. Discover our range of taliths & tefilins and talith katan.