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Breslov Techeiles Tying Customs

This week we received a question about Breslov tzitzis tying customs.Hi Ben,I noticed on your website you have two different ways to tie Breslov techelet.http://www.tallit-shop.com/breslov-tzitzit/http://tzitzit.tallit-shop.com/copy-of-13-chulyoth...I'm intrigued to know the source/ community for each of them. Why are they different? I'm very interested in techelet.Thank you,MarioMy presumption is that Mario meant two different ways to tie [...]

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Bar Mitzvah Tallit Sizing Tips

We're constantly getting inquiries about which size tallit to buy. Here's a recent example:I am looking for a tallit for my son's bar mitzvah and not sure of the size he would need. Alison K.My guess is that Alison did not come across our Tallit Size Wizard.Also, if you do a Google search for "YouTube [...]

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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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