In Parasha Vayigash Joseph reveals his true identity to his brothers who have traveled to Egypt in search of food stores as there is famine in Canaan. Joseph's father, Jacob, learns that Joseph is alive, goes to see him, and meets the Pharaoh.
Tallit Band I
Joseph reveals himself to his brothers.
Translation of Hebrew (Genesis 44, 3):
"And Joseph said unto his brethren: 'I am Joseph.' "
Joseph introduces his father Jacob to Pharaoh.
Translation of Hebrew (Genesis 47, 7):
"And Joseph brought in Jacob his father, and set him before Pharaoh."
[This scene is taken, in part, from a 19th century painting of Sir Edward John Poynter (1836-1919), "Jacob Introduces Jacob to Pharaoh".]
The neckband of the tallit is decorated with the traditional blessing, hand painted with gold-outlined, crowned, Hebrew lettering.
The tallit is shown on a background of cream wool blend. The tallit tzitziot (threads) are handspun.
A matching tallit bag, tefillin bag and yarmulke are also available. The tallit bag is made of cream wool blend and has a strip of painted silk running horizontally.
The tallit and all items are handmade.