category header

Women's Tallits

Women's Tallit: To be Covered by a Unique Spirit

The women Tallit is a significant part in the lives of all Jewish women. During prayer the tallit bestows a sense of spirituality and elation on the person praying. The women's Tallit is a classic Bat Mitzvah gift.

Choose a Tallit from our wide range and give a special gift to someone special.

All our women's tallitot are available in pure fine wool, silk and Polyester. Each tallit comes with matching bag and kippa. The atara is available printed or embroidered. The standard sizes are 20" x 72" and 24" x 76".

Please contact us if you have a special request and we will do our best to oblige.

Tallits For Women

Historically, women have not been obligated to wear a tallit, since they are not bound to perform positive mitzvot which are time-specific, and the obligation to wear a tallit only applies by day. Many early authorities did permit women to wear a tallit, such as Isaac ibn Ghiyyat (b. 1038), Rashi (1040–1105), Rabbeinu Tam (ca 1100–1171), Zerachya ben Yitzhak Halevi of Lunel (ca. 1125–1186), Rambam (1135–1204), Rabbi Eliezer ben Yoel Halevi (ca 1140–ca 1225), Rashba (1235–1310), Aharon Halevi of Barcelona (b. ca 1235?), Rabbi Yisrael Yaaqob Alghazi (1680–1761), Rabbi Yomtob ben Yisrael Alghazi (1726–1802)). There was, however, a gradual movement towards prohibition, mainly initiated by the Medieval Ashkenazi Rabbi Meir of Rothenburg (the Maharam). The Rema states that while women are technically allowed to don a tallit it would appear to be an act of arrogance (yuhara) for women to perform this commandment). The Maharil and the Targum Yonatan Ben Uziel both view a talit as a “male garment” and thus find that a woman wearing a talit to be in violation of the precept prohibiting a woman from wearing a man’s garment.

In contemporary Orthodox Judaism, there is a debate on the appropriateness of women wearing tzitzit which has hinged on whether women are allowed to perform commandments from which they are exempt. According to Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik the issue depends on the intention with which such an act is undertaken, e.g. whether it is intended to bring a person closer to the Almighty, or for political or protest purposes. Other commentators hold that women are prohibited generally, without making an individual inquiry. The view that women donning a tallit would be guilty of arrogance is cited as applying to attempts of making a political statement as to the ritual status of the genders, particularly in the Modern Orthodox community, are generally more inclined to regard contemporary women's intentions as religiously appropriate.

Rabbi Moshe Feinstein wrote that permission is granted to every woman who wishes to fulfil even those mitzvot which the Torah did not obligate; and they indeed fulfil a mitzvah and receive the reward for the fulfilment of ït including saying the appropriate associated blessing (as with shofar, lulav etc. And also tzitzit are applicable for a woman who desires to wear a four cornered garment - it should be different than a man’s garment - and by attaching tzitzit, she fulfils this mitzvah.

Rabbi Yisrael Yaaqob Alghazi and Rabbi Yomtob ben Yisrael Alghazi held that the observance of this mitzvah by women was not only permitted but actually commendable, since such diligence amongst the non-obligated would inspire these women's male relatives to be even more diligent in their own observance

above statement is taken from Wikipedia

  • Golden Pink Tallit T2005 Golden Pink Tallit T2005
    $285.00 options/purchase
    Quantity
  • Indian Embroidery Blue Silk Indian Embroidery Blue Silk
    $297.00 options/purchase
    Quantity
  • Jerusalem in lavender Tallit Jerusalem in lavender Tallit
    $225.00 options/purchase
    Quantity
  • Jerusalem Tallit Jerusalem Tallit
    $295.00 options/purchase
    Quantity
  • Light  Blue Tallit Light Blue Tallit
    $287.00 options/purchase
    Quantity
  • Lilac Beauty Tallit Lilac Beauty Tallit
    $245.00 options/purchase
    Quantity
  • Lilac Flower Tallit Lilac Flower Tallit
    $285.00 options/purchase
    Quantity
  • Lilac Flowers Tallit Lilac Flowers Tallit
    $297.00 options/purchase
    Quantity
  • Lilac Pink Tallit  flowers and fruits Lilac Pink Tallit flowers and fruits
    $295.00 options/purchase
    Quantity
  • Lovely Pink Panel Tallit Lovely Pink Panel Tallit
    $295.00 options/purchase
    Quantity
  • Mauve Squares Tallit Mauve Squares Tallit
    $285.00 options/purchase
    Quantity
  • Mirage Tallit Mirage Tallit
    $327.00 options/purchase
    Quantity
  • Organza Floral Tallit  Organza Floral Tallit
    $298.00 options/purchase
    Quantity
  • Organza Striped Tallit Organza Striped Tallit
    $297.00 options/purchase
    Quantity
  • Pale Blue Stripe Tallit Pale Blue Stripe Tallit
    $297.00 options/purchase
    Quantity
  • Pastel Ribbons Talllit T341 Pastel Ribbons Talllit T341
    $297.00 options/purchase
    Quantity
  • Peach Pink Tallit Peach Pink Tallit
    $285.00 options/purchase
    Quantity
  • Peach Silk Floral Tallit  Peach Silk Floral Tallit
    $285.00 options/purchase
    Quantity
  • Pink and Lilac  Multi Fabric Tallit Pink and Lilac Multi Fabric Tallit
    $297.00 options/purchase
    Quantity
  • Pink Beauty Tallit Pink Beauty Tallit
    $245.00 options/purchase
    Quantity

BROWSE STORE BY:

Wooden Havdalah Sets  Wooden & Carved Tzedakah Box  Women's Tallits  Women's Tallitot  Tefillin Bags & Carriers  Sterling Silver Mezuzahs  Star of David Jewelry  Silverplated Candlesticks  Silver Plated Kiddush Cups  Serveware  Pendants & Amulets  Musician Mezuzahs  Metal Mezuzahs  Menorahs by Michal Golan  Men's Jewelry  Kosher Supplement  Kabbalah Bracelets  Hanukkah Sports Menorahs  Handmade Roman Glass Pendants  Handmade Glass Menorahs  Hamsa Pendants  Haggadah Books  Groom's Wedding Glass  Granite, Jerusalem Stone & Marble Challah Boards  Gold Mezuzahs - 18k & 24k  Glass Tzedakah Boxes  Glass Seder Plates  Glass People Sculptures  Glass Matzah Trays and Matzah Holders  Glass Kiddush Cups  Glass Havdalah Sets  Glass Challah Boards  Glass Candlesticks  Glass 5 Mezuzah Collection by Sandi Katz  Gifts For Him - Gifts for Her  General Books  Gabrieli Hand Woven Wool Tallits  Gabrieli Hand Woven Silk Tallits  Gabrieli Hand Weaven Cotton Tallits  For The Jewish Home  Flower Washing Cup  Floral  Fashion Jewelry  Ethnic Rings  Ethnic Pendants and Pins  Ethnic Earrings  Ethnic Bracelets  Enameled Brass & Metal Fountain Wine Sets  Emroidered Silk Matzah Cover Sets  Electric Menorahs & Candlesticks  Displays & Pictures  Designs by Michal David  David Collection  Custom Invitation Boxes  Copper & Brass Hand Washing Cups  Classic Men's Tallits  Chuppa  Children's Celebration Tzedakah Box  Children Books  Childern Mezuzahs  Challah Knives  Challah Covers  Ceramic Washing Cup  Ceramic Tzedakah Charity Boxes  Ceramic Seder Plate  Ceramic Mezuzahs  Ceramic Matzah Trays and Matzah Holders  Ceramic Honey Dishes  Ceramic Havdalah Sets  Casual Wear  Carved Wood Challah Boards  Candlestick Sets with Drip Plate  Candles  Candle Containers  Candelabras  Calligraphic  Brith Milah Ceremony (Bris Milah)  Bookends and Vases  Bijoux Silk Tallit Collection  Beaded Stone Bracelet With Filigree Sterling Silver  Bat Mitzvah Tallits  Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah Mezuzahs  Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah Memento Box  Bar Mitzvah Tallits  Bar Mitzvah & Bat Mitzvah Mezuzahs  Baby Stroller Pins  Baby Picture Frames  Baby Mezuzot  Baby Girl Card  Baby Boy Card  Argaman's Men Tallit Collection  Anniversary Cards  Aluminum,Wooden,Plastic and Toy Dreidels  Aluminum,Brass Challah Board  Aluminum Honey Dish Set  Aluminum & Brass Seder Plates  Alkaline Water Ionizers  Afikoman Bag  72 Names of God Jewelry  5 Metals Jewelry 

Judaica Kingdom LLC is Upfront