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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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White-on-White Tallit Comparison: Tashbetz vs. Beit Yosef

Recently we received an inquiry from a rabbi in Florida interested in buying a white-striped tallit with nonslip fabric, but wanted help comparing the options.I live in Florida and I am looking for a white on white lightweight tallit that won't slip off my shoulders. I see that you have a few. It would be helpful to me [...]

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Sephardic Tallit Options

What is the difference between a Sephardic Tallit and a Yemenite, Ashkenazi or Chassidic? The foremost distinction is a different custom for tying the tzitzit, with a spiral ridge, followed by most Sephardim. Also, in many traditional Orthodox Sephardic congregations, a white tallit with white stripes, rather than black stripes is customary.One specific example, the [...]

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Different types of tzitzit available on a tallit

This week we received an inquiry from someone getting ready to buy a tzitzit who is unsure about the various tzitzit options, and wants to get it right.Would you please explain to me the different types of TzitTzit available on a tallis. How are they tied and what if any are they dyed with?Thank you, [...]

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