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
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 and blue-gold feature 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. 100% wool. 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. 100% wool. 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. 100% wool. 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.