Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Tallit Exploratory Quiz

This is from the Rabbi Scheinerman website http://scheinerman.net/judaism/index.html

and really realy nice because there is no wrong answer:

Tallit Exploratory Quiz.
The questions below are designed to encourage you to explore the significance and religious meanings associated with the tallit. There are no right or wrong answers; rather, whatever answer you consider will lead you to new insights. Feel free to explore several answers to each question
The purpose of the Tzitzit is:
To feel closer to God.
To have something to play with during services.
To serve as a reminder of God's commandments.
Another Jewish ritual object with a similar purpose is:
Shabbat candlesticks.
Seder plate.
Which of the following appeals to you?
Wearing a tallit makes me feel wrapped in God's presence.
Wearing a tallit makes me feel "dressed and ready" to pray.
Wearing a tallit makes me feel connected to other Jews.
If you do not wear a tallit for prayer, is it because:
I'm not yet 13 years old.
Where I pray, no one wears a tallit.
I usually go to synagogue for evening services.
I would feel uncomfortable.

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