The Tallit or Prayer Shawl is an example of a background rich in tradition and intricate detail and beauty, Judaism. In the book of Numbers, the Israelites are commanded to put tzitzit (“fringes”) on their garments in order to remind them of God’s laws.
Nothing is as personally symbolic of the synagogue experience as the the Jewish prayer shawl. It is a beautiful and sacred garment of fine detail and subtle embellishment. It is one of the most personal and treasured items in the Jewish faith. It is symbolic of respect, piety and reverence for God. Some of life’s most profound moments take place beneath this sacred shawl.