Question:

Can an older Ashkanazi single male wear a tallit to shul, and can he cover his head with the tallit during Shomana Esrei and other times when married men cover their heads?

Answer:

It is permitted. Although there are different minhagim, there is no inherent issur for an Ashkenazim to wear a tallis, and there are many Ashkanazim that do wear tallisim during davening.

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2 Responses to “A single wearing a Tallit”

  1. I give a blessing that the one who asked this question find his bashert so he can then wear the tallis gadol and be following the common Ashkenazi minhag. :)

    • And so do I .

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