Galilee Silks evolved over 15 years from the work of a group of creative women, residents of Galilee in the North of Israel. Initiators are Shlomit Azati and Hadara Zachs who stand for top of the line design, style and quality handmade products with a special touch of the land of Israel.
The Tallit - Jewish prayer shawl - is a commemoration of a kind of wrap that was worn by our forefathers. After the Exile, they adopted the custom of the neighboring Bedouins of wearing it as protection from the sun, and the Tallit became an everyday garment.
In the Book of Numbers (15:37-38) it is said:
And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying: speak unto the children of Israel, and bid them that they make them fringes on the borders of their garments throughout their generations and that they put with the fringe…
- Joined March 10, 2008