The Prayer Shawl
The prayer shawl is a piece of clothing used by religious individuals during prayer. In Judaic religion, it is referred to as the tallit. It’s a large rectangular cloth made from wool, cotton, or synthetic material, with tassels called tzitzit on the four corners.
Traditional Jewish prayer shawls would contain four corners, unlike todays’, which do not have four corners. The Jewish prayer shawl’s tassels serve a particular purpose as a reminder of God’s commandments to His people and his ever presence in their lives.
It is evident in Numbers 37 in the Torah;