Enveloped in Light: A Tallit Sourcebook


Enveloped in Light: A Tallit Sourcebook A teaching anthology, including all important information about the tallit (Jewish prayer shawl), including personal stories, academic articles, and halakhic norms. Essays, sermons, poems, and stories from authors including S.Y. Agnon, Yehuda Amichai, Rabbi Nina Beth Cardin, Rabbi Reuven Hammer, Rabbi Jack Riemer, Rabbi Mordecai M. Kaplan, and many others. Edited by Rabbis Dov Peretz Elkins and Steven Schwarzman.

“I recently used the book Enveloped in Light: A Tallit Sourcebook by Dov Peretz Elkins and Steven Schwarzman to prepare for teaching about tallit. (In this case, I used many parts of the book to prepare a lesson for a pre-bat mitzvah tzitzit-tying party for girls and moms a wonderful new ritual.) The book is thorough, full of source material, halakhic discussions, spiritual resources with good new stuff on a familiar subject. A terrific resource for our libraries!” – Shawn Fields-Meyer, Los Angeles

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Enveloped in Light was written with a Jewish readership in mind. But readers of other faiths can also find insights into the history and meaning of the tallit, the Jewish prayer shawl. ... See MoreSee Less

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This is the cover of the new printing of Enveloped in Light: A Tallit Sourcebook.


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