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Halacha - Talis Gadol
Submitted by Naftali  Answered by Rav Peretz Moncharsh
Question:
Answer: The Torah only requires wearing tzitzis on the occasion that one happens to be wearing a four-cornered garment, however it is commendable to go out of ones way to wear one and make ones self obligated in the mitzva, and in fact one who does not may be punished under certain circumstances. Wearing a talis during davening is purely an minhag, though a universally accepted one for married men. Wearing one before the chasuna is another step n the original minhag, but certainly not a requirement of Halacha. Therefore, if your Rav paskened that in your situation you should not wear a talis, there is no need to do anything at all.
posted:2010-04-07 12:45:54