For many traditional tallit buyers, the various types of blue-striped tallits seem quite similar. To help our customers select the right traditional wool tallit, below is a brief comparison.
Traditional Blue-Striped Tallit Comparison Guide
Traditional Wool Tallit - The time-tested traditional wool tallit design with blue and gold or blue and silver striping. Features Tzitzit Blessing on the atara (neckband). Made in Israel by Talitania.
Prima A.A. - The time-tested traditional wool tallit design. The fabric is high-quality 100% wool. The blue-striped tallit comes with a standard white atara, while the blue-silver features an atara with the Tzitzit Blessing. To add a different atara, go to the Tallit Atara page. Made in Israel by Mishkan Hatchelet.
Tabor - An affordable tallit made with a blend of wool and synthetic fibers. Available in royal blue (Royal Tabor) and sky blue (Sky Blue Tabor). Atara (neckband) features a verse from Tehillim (Psalms) mentioned in the Midrash in reference to the tallit. Made in Israel by Talitania.
Hamefoar Sky Blue - Subtle texturing affords this elegant tallit a supple feel and nonslip qualities. Available in sizes 60 and 70 only. Made in Israel by Mishkan Hatchelet.
Har Ephraim - Classic smooth tallit weave with light blue and steel blue/gray striping and silver pinstripes. Unique corner patch design. Tzitzit Blessing embroidered on the atara. 100% wool. Made in Israel by Talitania.
Meron - Textured weave to help keep the tallit in place on your shoulders. Blue stripes with silver pinstripes. Tzitzit Blessing embroidered on the atara. 100% wool. Made in Israel by Talitania.
Maalot - Classic smooth tallit weave featuring a fabulous combination of blue and light blue striping, with silver pinstripes. Made in Israel by Mishkan Hatchelet.
Bareket Topaz - Box weave makes this wool tallit lightweight, highly breathable and slip resistant. Similar to the Tashbetz Sky Blue. The atara and corners feature striping that matches the striping on the body of the tallit. Made in Israel by Mishkan Hatchelet.
Carmel - Unique combination of black, blue and gray striping and a fabulous weave designed to lend it the rich appearance of a hand-woven tallit, which typically sells for three times the price. Made in Israel by Talitania.