This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
That will make the JSP look up the JSF managed bean object and give you direct access to it. You'd need to set the class and scope parameters to match what you have in your faces-config file. Or, you can even do it the messier way by writing a scriptlet that does the equivalent of the above.