The Tallit: Experience the Hidden Mysteries of the Prayer Shawl and Other Hidden Treasures

The Tallit: Experience the Hidden Mysteries of the Prayer Shawl and Other Hidden Treasures

by Charlie Kluge

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The Tallit: Experience the Hidden Mysteries of the Prayer Shawl and Other Hidden Treasures by Charlie Kluge


Does the Jewish prayer shawl hold any meaning for you today?

In The Tallit, Dr. Kluge uses personal stories and scripture to explore the mystery and reveal the modern meaning and application of the Jewish prayer shawl.

To some people the tallit, also called a prayer shawl, is a sacred garment worn during special occasions. To others it is a mysterious object full of symbolism and hidden meaning. This book will help you experience the significance of the prayer shawl as it symbolically represents God’s presence, healing, love, and forgiveness. With the wisdom and spiritual insight provided in this book, you will understand the true meaning of the tallit.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629987330
Publisher: Charisma Media
Publication date: 10/04/2016
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 471,612
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

About the Author


Dr. Charlie Kluge is the senior rabbi of Congregation Gesher Shalom in Orlando, Florida, and is a well-known conference speaker, both nationally and internationally.  He has appeared on radio and television programs, including the TV show Jewish Jewels. He formally served as President of the Messianic Jewish Alliance of America and currently serves on its executive committee. Rabbi Kluge holds a doctorate in optometry, a bachelor of arts in psychology, and a bachelor of science in physical and chemical sciences.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xv

Preface xvii

Introduction 1

1 The Mystery of the Tallit 7

The Origins of the Tallit 13

Parts of the Tallit 15

Tzitzit 15

Tekhelet 15

Atarah 16

Forming the Tzitzit 17

Donning the Tallit 18

A Sacred Garment 20

A Source of Protection 22

The Tallit in Life-Cycle Events 23

The tallit in birth 24

The tallit in bar/bat mitzvah 24

The tallit in marriage 25

The tallit in death and burial 26

2 Hearing God Under the Tallit 29

Back to the Garden 32

Deep Calls to Deep Under the Tallit 33

Hearing and Obeying the Word 37

In the Prayer Closet of the Tallit 40

Intercessory Prayer 42

The Power of Fasting 45

There Is Power in Prayer… Even to Move Bus Stops 49

Be Still Under the Tallit 50

3 The Presence and Covering of God 53

Coming into the Presence of Hashem 55

Ruth and the Tallit 60

HaMakom-"The Place" 61

Spiritual Authority Under the Tallit 65

Wearing the Tallit in Humility 70

4 Yeshua and the Tallit: Healing in His Wings 77

Messianic Miracles 85

Healing the man born blind 87

Healing the leper 90

Healing the demon-possessed 92

Healing Lazarus 93

Healing the paralyzed man 95

Yeshua Is Still the Healer 96

5 Myths And Misconceptions About the Tallit 99

The Tallit as the Light of God 100

Yeshua Entered Jerusalem Under the Tallit 102

Elijah's Mantle (Tallit) Was Passed to John 103

Yeshua Left His Tallit in the Empty Tomb 104

Paul Was a Tallit Maker 105

The Tzitzit Equals 613 106

The Tallit as a Cloak 107

6 A Journey of Faith Under the Tallit 109

We All Serve Somebody 112

A Lifestyle of Faith 116

Trust in Yeshua 121

Believe Yeshua's Word 125

Expect God to Answer 127

7 The Tallit as a Bridge 129

The Tallit of Yachad (Unity) at Mount Sinai 132

The Tallit of Yachad in Jerusalem 134

The Gesher (Bridge) 136

A Bridge for Israel 137

Hashem's Plan for Unity 139

Humility as a Bridge 143

Unity in Marriage 144

The Shabbat as a Bridge 147

The Unity of the Body of Messiah 148

8 Preparing for the Last Days 149

It's Time for New Jeans 153

Communing With Yeshua 156

God Is Doing a New Thing 158

The Spirit of Amalek 159

A Radical Revival 163

The Spirit of Prophecy 165

Conclusion 167

Appendix: My Journey to Discover the Jewish Messiah 171

An Encounter With the Messiah 175

A Revelation of the Lamb 179

Our Lives Turned Upside Down 180

Coming Home 184

From Doctor to Rabbi 187

Glossary 191

Notes 197

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