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Hilchot Tzitzit - The Laws of TzitzitRav Dovid gives a daily halacha at the Wall Street Synagogue in Lower Manhattan.
This series covers hilchot tzitzit.
|6 Kislev 5770||listen||
Tallis and Tefillin after Yishtabach (3); Yishtabach: Conclusion
Summary and conclusion of yishtabach and related halachot.
Sources: OC 54:3; MB 54:13-14
|3 Kislev 5770||listen||
Tallis and Tefillin after Yishtabach (2)
Putting on tallis and tefillin after yishtabach (cont.).
Sources: OC 54:3; MB 54:12-13
|2 Kislev 5770||listen||
More on Kaddish; Tefillin after Yishtabach (1)
Speaking of Kaddish, the Mishna Brura discusses when we can say Kaddish in general. Also: putting on tallis and tefillin after yishtabach.
Sources: OC 54:3; MB 54:10-11
|9 Iyar 5768||listen||
Chinuch at Various Ages; Chinuch for Various Mitzvot
Chinuch for different mitzvot varies with the age and understanding of the child.
|8 Adar I 5768||listen||
Review: Shema through Aleinu
A review, summary and overview of halachot of shacharit, from Shema through Aleinu.
|7 Adar I 5768||listen||
Review: Wakeup through Shema
A review, summary and overview of halachot of morning conduct, from waking up through the recitation of Shema.
|12 Cheshvan 5768||listen||
What is the earliest time for Amidah?
The amidah follows different times from the shema. What are these times, and why are they different? What if you need to daven early? Also: a review and overview of the times for shema; what to do if you need to put on tallis and tefillin prior to misheyakir.
|4 Cheshvan 5768||listen||
The Ideal Time for Shema
The perfect time to recite the shema is just before the sun peeps over the horizon. This time is so ideal that one can daven at this time at the expense of davening with a minyan.
Sources: OC 58:1; MB 58:6-9; Beur Halacha d.h. "Mitzvah min HaMuvchar"
|3 Cheshvan 5768||listen||
The Latest Time for Shema
The entire Shema must be recited in full before three halachic daylight hours have passed.
Sources: OC 58:1; MB 58:3-5
In memory of Leah bas Yechezkel on the occasion of her yahrzeit.
|28 Tishrei 5768||listen||
The Earliest Time for Shema: Vatikin
The proper time for the recitation of the morning Shema is unfortunately a time when few of us can awaken ourselves to pray on a regular basis.
Dedicated in memory of Feigel bas Aharon HaKohen on the occasion of her yahrzeit.
|27 Tishrei 5768||listen||
The Earliest Time for Shema
The earliest time that one can recite the morning Shema is the time when we can recognize each other.
Sources: Brachot 9b
|10 Tamuz 5767||listen||
The "Forty Minus One" Malachos and Tzitzit
Why do chazal enumerate the malachos as "forty minus one" rather than thirty-nine? The full list of thirty-nine malachos and an illuminating explanation of their division into categories that indicates a relationship between the malachos and tzitzit.
Sources: Num. 15:32-41; Ch"A Hil. Shabbos 9:1
|6 Av 5766||listen||
Tallis and Tefillin on Tisha B'Av
Tallis and tefillin are not worn at shacharit onTisha B'Av. Why? Also: sleeping on the floor or without a pillow.
|4 Tamuz 5766||listen||
Kissing Tefillin and Tzitzit During Shema
When, where, and why we touch, hold, and kiss tefillin and tzitzit during kriat shema.
|8 Shevat 5766||listen||
The Importance of Owning Tefillin
If you only have enough money for tallis or tefillin, which should you buy? Is it important to own your own tefillin? Is failure to put on tefillin properly a sin?
|5 Shevat 5766||listen||
The Holiness of Tallis and Tefillin
Can an old tallis be thrown away? Why are tefillin holier than a tallis? Does a tallis have holiness at all?
|4 Shevat 5766||listen||
Tallis, Tefillin, Honor, and Embarrassment
If you touch your tefillin before your tallis, which do you put on first? What if you touch your tefilla shel rosh prior to your tefilla shel yad? What if you are embarrassed to put on your tefillin prior to your tallis?
Sources: OC 25:1,6
|3 Shevat 5766||listen||
Keeping Tallis and Tefillin in a Bag Together
If you store your tallis and tefillin in the same bag, the tallis goes on top. Why?
|2 Shevat 5766||listen||
Proper Placement of Tallis and Tefillin
Overview of the proper way to wear tallis and tefillin.
|19 Tevet 5766||listen||
The Rewards of Wearing Tzitzit
Tzitzit remind us of the mitzvot and help us to keep them.
Sources: OC:24:1-2,5-6; MB 24:3-4,8
|18 Tevet 5766||listen||
Are tzitzit obligatory for the garment or for the person wearing it? Also: Wearing Tzitzit in a Cemetery
Are you allowed to own a four-cornered garment without tzitzit on it? Do new tzitzit require a shehechiyanu when attaching tzitzit or before wearing for the first time? Is there a mitzvah to acquire tzitzit? Are tzitzit worn in a cemetery?
|13 Tevet 5766||listen||
Tzitzit by Day, Tzitzit by Night
What is the earliest time to put on a tallis? Does a four-cornered garment worn at night require tzitzit? Does a blanket require tzitzit?
|12 Tevet 5766||listen||
Borrowing a Tallis Without Permission
Can you borrow a Tallis without the owner's permission? What about Tefillin? A siddur (prayerbook)?
Sources: OC 14:4; MB 14:11,13,15-16
|11 Tevet 5766||listen||
Is a blessing made on a borrowed tallis? What about one that belongs to the shul? What if I just put it on for an aliyah?
Sources: OC 14:3; MB 14:9-11
|5 Tevet 5766||listen||
The Proper Way to Don and Wear Tzitzit
Enwrapping oneself with a tallis surrounds us with mitzvot and brings us to yirat shamayim.
Sources: OC 8:2-4,11; MB 8:3-4,25
|4 Tevet 5766||listen||
Brachot for Tallis Gadol and Tallis Katan
What is the bracha on the tallis gadol? On the tallis katan? Do we make brachot on both? What if the tallis katan is donned before sunrise?
Sources: OC 8:1,17
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