Posts Tagged ‘ tzitzit ’

Wear Tzitzit, Skip Sex

August 26, 2013

If you’ve never thought of prayer fringes serving a practical purpose, one particularly lewd Talmudic episode may change your mind. In this story, a tzitzit-donning man undertakes a faraway and expensive journey to procure the services of a well-known courtesan. But upon reaching her boudoir he is prevented from carrying out his desires…

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Ritual Shellfish

January 16, 2012

Tzitzit are the thready fringes that hang from the corners of a tallit. The tzitzit we…

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Rabbis in Space

September 7, 2010
Rabbis in space

Jack Dann is a brilliant science fiction writer. He’s also Jewish–though in much of his…

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