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I have never understood the meaning of the Hasidim who wear the tzitzit (small prayer shawl) over their clothes …

The truth is, I never understood the meaning of Torah observant men who wear the tzitzit even under their shirt in the hot summer days … “That is what they lack …”

The truth is that I have never understood the meaning of this custom, in which the little boy, when he reaches the age of three, will “shave” his head, will start wearing the tzitzis every day … along with the kippa on his head …

I did not understand … I did not understand why on top of my shirt, I did not understand why under the shirt, I did not understand what they want from this little boy … to dress him a tzitzit … why ???

Indeed, this Shabbat we will read the Parsha of Tzitzit that is written in the Torah:

And said hashem unto Moses, saying:

Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, and make them a tuft on the wings of their garments, and give them a blue thread on the fringe of the wing.

This parasha is recited by every Jew twice a day, in the morning prayers and in the evening prayers, we will probably know this episode by heart … in the hope that we understand what we are getting out of our mouths …

Rashi writes about the tzitzit, since the word tzitzit = 613, against the 613 commandments written in the Torah … For this purpose, we will wear tzitzis every day on our garments …

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And now I did not understand …, I thought to myself … It’s a shame that the word ‘shirt’ is not a gematria of 613 … Did Rashi really mean to teach us the obligation of tzitzit because of gematria ???

The Ramban, too, did not agree with Rashi’s method and his reasons with him … and therefore he interpreted that the meaning of the tzitzit is the tzheit thread, which the Torah maktzu ‘and we gave the tzitzit the tafel tiklelet.

And if the questioner asks, how? The Ramban has already written that techeiles resemble the sea and sea is similar to the sky and the sky is similar to the throne of glory …

I did not even understand his words. Never, unfortunately, when I saw Tekhelet I did not see the throne of honor … Really?

Indeed, it is already found in the Talmud that the meaning of the prayer shawl is small, the meaning of the tzitzis is … “like the seal of clay – the seal of a slave.”

Our ancestors and grandfathers have been drowned by the damned. Numbers are … a sign of slavery … even in different places in the world we can find the slaves dressed in appropriate clothes … slaves … and all this is a hallmark … ‘

Even the tzitzis in our garments are meant to be the symbol, the traits, the separation from other nations, being the servants of the blessed Creator …

When the fringes protrude above our waist … When the prayer shawl is small, it stands above our clothes … We stand up and say with courage and pride … We are the servants of the place …

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This is the symbol of our pride – this is the symbol of our slavery – this is the symbol of our essence – because we have no other entity, without you, we have been portrayed.

Even to the little boy … When he entered the age of three … When he began teaching the letters of the alphabet … we will teach him what the true alphabet of our lives – the tzitzit !!!

Now, when man knows the meaning of Tzitzit … Again Rashi taught us that the Gematriah of 613 – which implies to man the obligation to fulfill the 613 commandments in the Torah …, the Ramban once again taught us that the role of Tekhelet to remind him of Adam The throne of glory … For when one knows the true meaning of the act of the mitzva again, he can remember when he sees his tzitzit sticking out, the obligation to fulfill the 613 commandments and the true fear of Gd, for Tekhelet is similar to the Throne of Glory …

Thus wrote the Maran Hazon Ish (Rabbeinu Avraham Yeshaya Karelitz, 1878-1953) in his diaries …

“When you merit to fulfill the commandment of tzitzit, you will feel an exaggerated joy with holy feelings, establish a lasting bond with the Torah and mitzvot, and make an eternal covenant with it”

When a man learns the essence of the tzitzis, he will be able to attain this level and maintain it elegantly and thus feel an exaggerated joy with holy feelings …

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