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Gadol HaDor (g'dohl ha-dohr) — lit., Great one of the generation; greatest rabbi/sage of the generation
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Talit Gadol: When To Wear
Talit Gadol: Prayer Leader during Amida Repetition
A prayer leader should be especially careful to cover his head when...
TRAITS (Midot)
Gadol
A person may reach the “ gadol ” level through...
Talit Gadol: Description
Talit Gadol: Color
A talit should be primarily white.  Here are some details:...
Talit Gadol: Description
Talit Gadol: Material
A talit gadol (or a talit katan ) must be made from at least 51%...
Talit Gadol: Description
Talit Gadol: Size
The minimum size for a talit gadol is so you could put it over your...
Talit Gadol: Description
Talit Gadol: Tzitzit Placement
Like all tzitzit , tzitzit on a talit gadol must hang over the...
Talit Gadol: Why
Talit Gadol: Form of Honor
It is a form of honor for the congregation for the leader to dress up...
Talit Gadol: Why
Talit Gadol: Humility
When a person speaks directly to God, it is very important to...
Talit Gadol: Why
Talit Gadol: Mitzva
Men wear a talit as a mitzva (wearing a four-cornered garment in...
Talit Gadol: When To Wear
Talit Gadol with Talit Katan
Wear a talit gadol even though you are already wearing a talit...
Talit Gadol: When To Wear
Talit Gadol: Amida
A talit is required only when saying the amida prayer, but the...
Talit Gadol: When To Wear
Talit Gadol: Married Men
Once a man has been married, he must wear a talit when saying...
Talit Gadol: When To Wear
Talit Gadol: Mincha
When wearing a talit at mincha Torah reading--such as for an...
Talit Gadol: Blessing
Talit Gadol: Blessing between Bar'chu and Amida
Situation You began shacharit on your way to synagogue and are...
Talit Gadol: Blessing
Talit Gadol: Blessing on Loaned or Borrowed
Do not say a new blessing when you put back on your talit gadol that...
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: Blessing over Public Talit
You may say the blessing on a public talit gadol available at the...
Talit Gadol: Blessing
Talit Gadol: Blessing when Borrowed for Aliya/Prayer Leader
If you borrow a talit , such as for an aliya or to serve as prayer...
Talit Gadol: Blessing
Talit Gadol: Placing Talit on Head
Placing the talit gadol over your head while saying the talit...
Talit Gadol: Blessing
Talit Gadol: Replacing One that Fell Off
Say a new blessing when you replace a talit gadol that fell off your...
Talit Gadol: Blessing
Talit Gadol: Replacing One You Removed by Choice
Do not say a new blessing when you replace a talit that you chose to...
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...
Talit Gadol: How To Put On
Talit Gadol: Putting on in Morning
To put on a talit in the morning: Say the blessing...
Talit Gadol: How To Care For
Talit Gadol: Folding, Rolling, Hanging
You do not need to fold a talit after using it; you may roll it or...
When Shiv'a Ends
When Shiv'a Ends: Onen
An onen ends shiv’a (and shloshim) with the household head...
Blessings: Oceans
Blessings:
Say she’asa et ha’yam ha’gadol when you can see an...
SIDDUR GUIDE: How To Pray in Synagogue
Introduction to How To Pray in Synagogue
The synagogue ( shul ) prayer service may confuse the unfamiliar....

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