A Tallit of Many Colors

About a month ago, I learned that my uncle, Rabbi Gendler, was given one of the first five rainbow tallitot ever made. For those who don't know, before the 1960s, tallitot were white with black (sometimes blue) stripes. That was convention until Rabbi Gendler's friend, Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, invented, designed, and commissioned the making of [...]