Yair Emanuel 'Jerusalem Old City' Hand-Painted Silk Prayer Shawl Tallit Set - Turquoise and White

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This beautiful Prayer Shawl / Tallit is a creation of renowned Holy Land artist Yair Emanuel. Features hand-painted silk 'Old City Jerusalem' scene - In Hebrew on the Atara / Yoke (collar) is "Lehitatef Betzizit" (to wear the tzitzit ).

Size: 21” X 77” / 53 X 196 cm.
Material: Hand-painted silk.
Color: Turquoise and White.
Israeli design.

How to put on a Tallit
Step 1: Open the tallit and hold it in both hands so you can see the blessing on the collar.
Step 2: Say the blessing before putting on the garment.
In Hebrew: Barukh atah Adonai, Eloheinu, melekh ha'olam asher kidishanu b'mitz'votav v'tzivanu l'hit'ateif ba-tzitzit.
In English: Blessed art Thou, O Lord our God, King of the universe, who hast hallowed us by Thy commandments, and hast commanded us to enwrap ourselves in the fringed garment.
Step 3: Kiss the end of the collar where the last word of the blessing is embroidered and then kiss the first word that is embroidered on the collar.
Step 4: Wrap the tallit around your shoulders and adjust the garment so is sits on your shoulders comfortably. Some people also hold it over their head first to create a private space for prayer.

If I forget you, O Jerusalem, Let my right hand forget its skill!
(Psalm 137:5)

Artist Yair Emanuel, a graduate of the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, lives and works in Jerusalem. Vivid and harmonious colors as well as a mixture of the old and the new characterize Emanuel's work, which is designed and crafted in his Jerusalem studio. The principal techniques utilized encompass painting on silk, hand-embroidery, raw-silk applique and painting on wood.

Shipped to you direct from Israel.

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