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Gabrieli Wool Chuppa Tallit Gift Pack
Huge 70 x 80 White /Silver / Gold Wool Chuppah  Tallit
 
 
     

A Favorite for Weddings!

Gabrieli chuppah tallits are not machine made. Each tallit is hand woven on an old world loom. Because every tallit is hand made by a different weaver, patterns can vary from tallit to tallit. In general, tallits will look very close to the pictures with some pattern variation. 

This artistic, hand woven, wool chuppah comes as a 3 piece tallit set including - talit, kippah and talis bag.

This is by far our Highest Quality Chuppah Tallit!

$520.00 - #HP3

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All orders that include the Free Gift Pack must be placed by telephone at 219-762-7589.

 

FREE PRAYER SHAWL - FREE PRAYER SHAWL
24x72" Traditional Lightweight Tallit
(A $50 Value)
Available in 10 Colors

The above prayer shawl is free with the purchase of any prayer shawl on this page priced at $60 or more.  Color will be determined by availability at the time of filling your order.  You can pick your first and second choice of color, and we will honor it if we can.  If no choice is indicated, we will select one for you.
Free Prayer Shawl (A $50 Value)
Free Audio Tape (A $7.00 Value)
Free Shipping (A $25.00 Value*)
Value of All FREE GIFTS When You Purchase Select Shofar Man Tallits is $83.00.
*Our major competitors are located in Israel.  This shipping value represents the minimum you would pay to have a tallit shipped from Israel.

History of Chuppah

The word chuppah originally appears in the Hebrew Bible (Joel 2:16; Psalms 19:5). The chuppah represents a Jewish home symbolized by the cloth canopy and the four poles. Just as a chuppah is open on all four sides, so was the tent of Abraham open for hospitality. Thus, the chuppah represents hospitality to one's guests. This "home" initially lacks furniture as a reminder that the basis of a Jewish home is the people within it, not the possessions. Historically, in Talmudic times, Jewish weddings comprised two separate parts, the betrothal ceremony and the actual wedding ceremony. These two ceremonies usually took place about a year apart. The bride lived with her parents until the actual marriage ceremony, which would take place in a room or tent that the groom had set up for her. Later in history, the two ceremonies were combined and the marriage ceremony started to be performed publicly. At this new ceremony, the chuppah, or the portable marriage canopy, was included as a symbol of the chamber within which marriages originally took place.

Symbolism

In a spiritual sense, the covering of the chuppah represents the presence of God over the covenant of marriage. As the kipa served as a reminder of the Creator above all, (also a symbol of separation from God), so the chuppah was erected to signify that the ceremony and institution of marriage has divine origins.[citation needed]. The "chuppah" may also represent the home of Abraham and serve as a reminder that he was a foreigner in a strange land, looking for the place God had promised to him. Before going under the chuppah the groom covers the bride's face with a veil, known as the badeken (in Yiddish). The origin of this tradition is in the dispute of what exactly is the chuppah. There are opinions that the chuppah means covering the bride's face, and that by this covering the couple is to be married. Thus, some insist that the marriage witnesses also see this act of covering, as it is a formal part of the wedding. The groom enters the chuppah first to represent his ownership of the home on behalf of the couple. When the bride then enters the chuppah it is as though the groom is providing her with shelter or clothing, and he thus publicly demonstrates his new responsibilities toward her. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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