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Tallit Restoration

Sometimes we get emails asking about ways to restore an old tallit. Invariable the tallis has a lot of nostalgic value, often because it was worn for years by a cherished grandfather.For example, here's an inquiry we received last week:I am wondering if you can help with the restoration of an old European tallit that [...]

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Tallit sizing: Length and width

Despite our Tallit Size Wizard, we still get a lot of tallit sizing questions. This week we received an inquiry from a visitor to our webstore who thought our sizing chart was all wrong.Let me ask a question on sizing: You show the sizing as height first and then width. Are you sure that the height is first? [...]

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Tallit for Sephardic fiancé

We often get inquiries from Jewish brides preparing for their wedding, and asking about a tallit for their cherished fiancé. Here's an inquiry we got from a kallah by the name of Tara.Hi, I am looking for a tallit for my fiancé and I don't know where to start, except that we are following the Sephardi [...]

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Large order of Gra techeilet tzitzit at a good price

This week we got an inquiry from someone in Florida who wanted to place a large tallit katan order, with Ptil Tekhelet tzitzit on twelve tallit katans.I am hoping to order PerfTzit style tallitot katanot for one adult and two youths. I want to put techeilet from Ptil Tekhelet on them. Can I order those from you? What is [...]

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Buying a tallit for your husband

Sometimes wives dread the task of shopping for clothes for their husbands. "If he doesn't know how to buy himself clothes, how am I supposed to know?"But on the other hand if the husband just won't go out and buy clothes there may be no alternative.Sometimes a wife (or wife-to-be) wants to go out and [...]

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Size 60 Tallit

Despite our Tallit Size Wizard, we get sizing questions all the time. Like this inquiry:Shalom. I am looking at the Hamefoar Nonslip Tallit. I see that the smallest size is 60. I am 5 foot 7 and was thinking I need a size 55. I am not very familiar with the sizings and wonder if you [...]

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Top-Notch Tallis

One of our return customers contacted me this week with a question on top-notch talleisim. He's debating between the Echt Turkish and Hamefoar Prestige.I read a few of the articles on your various talleisim offered and I’ve narrowed it down to the Echt Turkish and the Hamefoar Prestige. Just a few questions: Are they made by [...]

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Gabrieli Silk Tallit Questions

We get a lot of orders for Gabrieli tallits, which are quite unique, and some of our customers aren't 100% what they are getting. This week we received an inquiry from a customer in Phoenix, Arizona looking for a royal blue Gabrieli tallit. He had a lot of good questions, so I'm going to share [...]

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Tzitzit and Tallit in New Jersey

Lately we've gotten a flurry of orders from New Jersey, from eight towns in particular: Teaneck, West Orange, Union, Passaic, Cherry Hill, Elizabeth, Westfield and Edison.I don't know my way around New Jersey, so I am at a loss to conjecture what these towns have in common. But I can get a very vague picture [...]

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Tallit & Tzitzit Buyers in Los Angeles

I was just searching our orders file for a customer from LA and got a long list of tallit and tzitzit orders from Los Angeles over the past year.Since I grew up in LA (the West San Fernando Valley) I took a quick look around to see what part of the city they hail from [...]

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