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While the garment may have more than four corners, the command is to to put tzitzit on four corners. Rashi connects this to the four expressions of redemption (just like the four cups at the seder). Rashi says: on the corners of their garments: Corresponding to [the verse said in connection with the exodus from Egypt]“I carried you on the wings ...


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The source is from Shulchan Aruch Yoreh Deah 351:2 אֵין קוֹבְרִין אֶת הַמֵּת אֶלָּא בְּטַלִּית שֶׁיֵּשׁ בּוֹ צִיצִית. הַגָּה: וְיֵשׁ אוֹמְרִים דְּאֵין צָרִיךְ צִיצִית (טוּר בְּשֵׁם י''א). וְנָהֲגוּ לְקָבְרוֹ בְּצִיצִית, אַךְ שֶׁפּוֹסְלִין תְּחִלָּה הַצִּיצִית, אוֹ כּוֹרְכִין אֶחָד מִן הַכַּנְפוֹת. The Shulchan Aruch writes that one buries a dead ...



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