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Tzitzit, pl. tzitziyot (tzee-tzeet,tzee-tzee-yoht) — 4 twisted threads, with a series of knots, tied onto a 4-cornered garment in order to fulfill a Torah commandment. Although customs for how to tie and twist the threads vary, there are always 4 threads, doubled, giving 8 threads hanging off of each of the garment's 4 corners
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When To Pray: Shacharit: What Time To Begin
Shacharit: Earliest Time for Blessings over Tefilin and Tzitzit
Earliest time to say blessings over tefilin and tzitzit/talit is...
Tzitzit: When To Check
Tzitzit Checking: Before Blessing
You are not required to check tzitzit on a talit katan or talit...
Tzitzit: When To Check
Tzitzit Checking: Shabbat and Jewish Festivals
Do not check tzitzit on Shabbat or Jewish festivals . Reason...
Shema: How To Say
Kissing Tzitziyot in Shema
Kiss all four tzitziyot in a talit gadol when saying the shema ....
Tzitzit: Value
Tzitzit: Continuous Mitzva
Tzitzit have protective value; wearing them provides a continuous...
Tzitzit: How To Wear
Tzitzit: Hanging Out
Wearing tzitzit hanging out of your clothes is a non-binding...
Tzitzit: When To Wear
Tzitzit: At Night or While Sleeping
Tzitzit should be worn day and night but not during sleep. (The...
Tzitzit: When To Wear
Tzitzit: At Which Age To Wear
Boys begin to wear tzitzit as follows:     ...
Tzitzit: When To Wear
Tzitzit: Interference with Activity
You do not need to wear tzitzit if they will interfere with an...
Tzitzit: What To Wear
Tzitzit: Knots and Wraps
Tzitzit strings have five knots separating four wraps of strings....
Tzitzit: What To Wear
Tzitzit: Placement
Like all tzitzit , tzitzit on a talit gadol should hang over the...
Tzitzit: What To Wear
Tzitzit: Shamash
The purpose of a shamash on tzitzit is to have a string long enough...
Tzitzit: What To Wear
Tzitzit: What To Wear: Which Garments Require Tzitzit
A garment or cloth requires tzitzit if: Worn by a male 13...
Tzitzit: Blessings
Tzitzit: Blessings: Tish'a B'Av
On Tish’a B’Av , say a blessing on tzitzit in the...
Tzitzit: Blessings
Tzitzit: Blessings: When To Say
Only say the blessing on tzitzit during the day.
Tzitzit: Kissing
Tzitzit: Kissing: Morning Shema
When saying morning shema , kiss the tzitzit when saying the words:...
Tzitzit: Kissing
Tzitzit: Kissing: Night Shema
Don't kiss tzitzit when saying the shema at night.
Tzitzit: Preventing Fraying
Tzitzit: Preventing Fraying
You may tie knots in the ends of tzitzit strings to prevent fraying.
Tzitzit: Disposal
Tzitzit: Cut-Off End Disposal
You may cut off (shorten) tzitzit strings before the first time they...
Tzitzit: Disposal
Tzitzit: Disposal: How To Wrap
To dispose of items used for mitzvot ( tashmishei mitzva ) such as...
Talit Gadol: Description
Talit Gadol: Tzitzit Placement
Like all tzitzit , tzitzit on a talit gadol must hang over the...
Tzitzit: When To Wear
Tzitzit: When Hot
You do not need to wear a talit katan at any time when you would not...
Tzitzit: How To Check
Tzitzit: For What To Check
Torn In checking tzitzit, determine: Are any loops...
Introduction to What Is Halacha
Introduction to What Is Halacha
“ Be holy because I, the Lord your God, am holy.”...
Tzitzit: Holding
Tzitzit: Holding: Morning Shema
Holding all four tzitziyot when saying the shema in the morning is...
Tzitzit: Disposal
Tzitzit: Garment Disposal
Garments for talit katan and talit gadol have no special holiness (...
Talit Gadol: How To Put On
Talit Gadol: Putting on in Morning
To put on a talit in the morning: Say the blessing...
Introduction to Morning Prayers/Shacharit (Weekday): Order of Prayers
Introduction to Morning Prayers/Shacharit (Weekday): Order of Prayers
Here is a typical order of waking/morning prayers for weekdays (many...
Preparation for Doing Mitzvot
Intention/Kavana
Mitzvot  that are from the  Torah  ( tzitzit , ...
When To Pray: Shacharit: What Time To Begin
Introduction: Shacharit: When To Begin
B’di’avad , you can say shema and amida as early as 72...
When To Pray: Shacharit: What Time To Begin
Very Early Shacharit: How To Begin
If you must say shacharit very early:      1....
Talit Katan: Blessings
Talit Katan: Blessings: Shema if You Wake Up Early
Situation You wake up early and want to say shema (in case you...
Talit Gadol: Why
Talit Gadol: Mitzva
Men wear a talit as a mitzva (wearing a four-cornered garment in...
Talit Gadol: Blessing
Talit Gadol: Blessing Once Married
Once a man is married and wears a talit gadol , he stops saying the...
Talit Gadol: Blessing
Talit Gadol: What the Blessing Covers
Saying the blessing on a talit gadol, while intending to cover all...
Talit Gadol: Blessing
Talit Gadol: Which Blessing
The blessing over putting on the talit gadol is lehit’ateiph...
Introduction to Holy Written Objects
Introduction to Holy Written Objects
By surrounding ourselves with reminders of the commandments and with...
Dressing
Talit
An adult male is wrapped in a talit but one of the tzitziyot is made...
Sheimot: How To Dispose of
Sheimot: Disposal
These holy writings ( tashmishei kedusha ) may not be thrown directly...
Women: Time-Based Positive Commandments (Mitzvot): Exemptions
Women: Exemption from Time-Dependent Positive Commandments
Women and girls are generally exempt from time-dependent positive...
Women: Time-Based Positive Commandments (Mitzvot): Obligations
Women: Time-Based Positive Mitzva Obligations
Although women and girls are generally exempt from time-dependent...

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