“Women, more than men, want their tallit to have a story.”
The ultimate New York-focused tallit shopping guide.
If the Orthodox community find more ways to involve women in leadership roles, will my daughter want to be a part of it as she gets older?
Jewish audiences were baffled by a black pastor giving Donald Trump an Israeli prayer shawl. But the ritual use of Jewish or Hebrew objects extends well beyond mainstream Jewish spaces.
Let us count the ways.
I’ve prayed with a tallit for so long that it should be entirely second nature for me — yet at times I feel uncomfortable wearing it.
H&M seems to be lacking a Jewish eye on their design team.
A Boca Raton shul now holds the Guinness world record for biggest prayer shawl ever created. At 1,471. 74 square feet, that’s a lot of tallis.
Recently, Amichai Lau-Lavie, founding director of Storahtelling and a second-year Jewish Theological Seminary rabbinical student, published a blog post about illegally smuggling tallitot (prayer shawls) into the Western Wall for use by Women of the Wall on February 11, Rosh Hodesh Adar.
The sister of American comedian Sarah Silverman, Reform Rabbi Susan Silverman, one of ten women detained on Monday for participating in prayers at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, has told Haaretz that the group prayer at the site was not a provocation, and that she is opposed to Haredi “hijacking” of the sacred site on “theological and democratic” grounds.