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Tallit Halacha?

I’ve recently started wearing a tallis to services and have slowly started wearing it at other times, mostly for study. My routine has been: “bar’chi nafshi et…” then kiss tassels, then read Jewish books. It goes back in its bag when I have to pee, cook, sleep, etc since I’ve been wearing it over my other clothes and don’t want to dirty the white fabric.

So, two main questions, really:

  • What is the relevant halacha with regards to when to wear tallitot? Are there certain times/days/actions for which I should remove it? I’m trans so feel free to skip the gender prohibitions, since I’ll take those up with my rabbi if I have concerns.
  • Also, any tips for cleaning one? Presumably handwash cold?

Shavua tov!

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