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The religious significance in wearing a prayer shawl lies specifically in the tzitzit fringes themselves. Technically any garment of four corners can be used as a prayer shawl, so long as it has the tzitziyot on them. As for a non-Jew wearing tzitzit, there is nothing offensive or wrong with your wearing tzitzit so long as you are aware that you do so on a ...


They are still woolen. Since tallitot and tzitziot are under strict supervision, they are (wrongly?) assumed to be safe. Source: My uncle, a Toldos Aharon chassid.


Tzitzis are never required to be worn all day. However we who choose to wear them at all times have no diffrentiation between at home or outside. A kippa may or may not be a different story but as far back as the times the shulchan aruch and maharshal seems everybody was wearing them everywhere.

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