A small, fringed, four-cornered garment worn throughout the day (and sometimes night) by Jewish males.

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Tzitzis-washing disaster

A friend of mine recently soaked his Tallis Katan in water and Tide (regular, non-bleach) detergent for a while, and after he took it out, the tzitzis strings (which were of the expensive hand-made "...
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Pool and Tzitzis

Do I need to make another Bracha on putting on tzitzis after I get out of the pool?
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What's the story with “undershirt Tzitzis”?

What's the story with "undershirt Tzitzis"? In case you've never heard of them, they're special Tzitzis made to be worn directly on the body. So is there any problem with them? Like, do some hold they'...
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Requirement for four conered article of clothing to satisfy the mitzvah of Tzitzis

Are you required to wear a four conered article of clothing in order to satisfy the mitzvah of Tzitzis?
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May the Tallit Katan be worn directly on the body?

Is the Tallit Katan allowed to be worn directly on the body?
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chinuch and tzitzis

At what age do boys need to be educated to wear tzitzis? How careful do the parents need to be in ascertaining that they remain kosher at all times?
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Cleaning Tzitzis

What have you found to be the best way to wash tzitzis (i.e. easiest, least likely to invalidate, and most clean)?
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Is it better to wear wool tzitzis?

Is it better halachikally (according to jewish law) to have the beged (garment) of your tzitzis to be made from wool as opposed to cotton? Is it a chumrah?