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Are tallitot which are rabbinically obligated put on before or after tefillin

The tallit is put on first even where it is only rabbinically obligated in tzitzit. The Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chaim 25:1 cited by the OP does indeed rule that one should put a tallit on before ...
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Origin of Reform/Conservative "scarf" talleisim

The way most Reform Jews wear the tallit is as a shawl, with the four forward edges being supported by the neck. But this is not a rule, the only thing that can be said about the way to use tallit in ...
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Are Tallis and Tefillin considered beged ish?

Way back in 1978, I was a student at the Hillel Summer Institute. Rabbi Joe Pollack, the Hillel director at Boston University, and a Chabad rabbi, was asked this question by a female student. That ...
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Blue Stripes on Tallis

Joods by Schilderij Voerman, 1884
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Chabad Tallis vs Chabad Munkatch

All Chabad talleisim have a vivid striping pattern, silk corners and headlining, two tzitzis holes on each corner, and no atara. The Rashab Chabad tallis is so-called because it is a replica of the ...
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Tallit gadol used since bar mitzvah or since marriage

I don't have a source, but I've been told that the overwhelming poverty was not as severe in Western Europe, so a relatively large piece of cloth was affordable, where as that was often not the case ...
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Are there any potential issues with a Chabad tallis?

Well, some knowledge that I have off the top of my head is found in the Shulchan Aruch HaRav. It states that you shouldn't have a 2nd hole on a Tallis Gadol (even if you have a 2nd hole on the Tzitzis)...
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Chabad Method of folding Tallis under instead of over?

Try folding it up until it fits on your shoulder, and then roll the edges under a few times.
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Chabad Method of folding Tallis under instead of over?

Ask someone that folds their tallis this way to show you how is a good option. If there is a chabad house near you I'm sure the shliach would be happy to help. Alternatively while it seems to not be ...
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Sefaradi Tzitzit Minhag

Background: Without running through all the sources, I recommend researching Tur-Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chaim 11:14, as the basic assumptions you're making aren't accurate. Shulchan Aruch, for example ...
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Were there any instances of Ashkenazim using a tallit with white stripes?

Yes, there are such cases. One of them is the Father of the 7th Lubavitcher Rebbe. The Rebbe himself wore his tallit in such a way that the black stripes were wrapped inside. Thus, he acted according ...
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Wearing tallis and tefillin before z'man

The "source for the heter" is Shulchan Aruch 30:3 which relates to a person who wishes to "depart for the road" early היה רוצה לצאת לדרך בהשכמה מניחם וכשיגיע זמנם ימשמש בהם ויברך ...
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