• Meditation Through a Sea of Reeds April 24, 2014
    Accept the world at its face value and it won’t let you move forward. Every impulse must be bridled, every step carefully balanced —and even then, for every step forward, you fall back two. You are enslaved within an Egypt of your own making. Here is your route of escape: Meditate deeply upon the inner soul of the world; struggle to see the vision described […]

Atarah / Neckband

The atarah is a decorated neckband commonly embroidered at the head of the tallit and aimed to prevent the user from confusing the tallit’s upper and lower sides and placing the front tzitziot at his or her rear. Some have developed the custom of adding an atara made of embroidered silver threads, in order to glorify the mitzvah of donning the tallit.

Yair Emanuel’s tallit neckbands are produced from the same materials used to decorate our tallitot: raw silk appliqué and hand embroidery.

We will be happy to combine a neckband of your choice in one of our tallitot.

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