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Are there any Sefardic Poskim today that have written a book and discuss the Techelet? If so, can you bring one that is FOR the Techelet?

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Are you looking for a book by a Sephardi author or a book about techelet written in the Sephardi tradition of psak? –  Double AA Jan 1 '12 at 5:19
    
I am looking for any Sefardic contemporary that endorses the Techelet they have nowadays. –  Hacham Gabriel Jan 1 '12 at 5:21
    
I assume you mean murex trunculus, not cuttlefish. –  sq33G Jan 1 '12 at 13:30
    
@sq33g yes..... –  Hacham Gabriel Jan 1 '12 at 13:49
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@avi That list is not a list of rabbis who wear or endorse P'til Tekhelet. It is a list of rabbis who have written on the subject within the past half century or so, with a link to what they wrote. –  Seth J Jan 5 '12 at 15:56
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HaRav HaGaon Meir Mazuz Shelit"a (Mekor Ne'ema sim. 35). He writes that it "kedai-worthwhile" but not "mehuyav-obligatory" therefor he only wears it on Shabbat.

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Why Shabas as opposed to, say, Tuesday? –  msh210 Jan 9 '12 at 5:33
    
@msh210 I'm not really sure. –  Hacham Gabriel Jan 9 '12 at 14:01
    
@msh210 I think it is because you are supposed to wear your nice clothes on Shabbes (when I asked Rav Herscehl Schechtar Shalit"a in person he told he may this citing a Gemara in Shabbes). –  Hacham Gabriel Feb 10 '12 at 20:00
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I could not find a source that tells you that a particular Rabbi says that Sephardim can wear Techelet, however there a plethora of websites which teach tying Tzitzit, both with and without Techelet, for both Ashkinaz and Sephard people. This seems to indicate that there is some sort of minhag which says Ashkanazim wear Tzitzit with and without Techelet and Sephardim wear Tzitzit with and without Techelet. Sorry I couldn't find you the actual source.

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+1 for comment-less downvote –  Hacham Gabriel Jan 4 '12 at 21:32
    
The Rambam and the Raavad provided instructions on how to configure and tie tzitzit including techelet. The Sephardi-oriented instructions are presumably based on these. –  Isaac Moses Jan 4 '12 at 21:35
    
No, @IsaacMoses I'm not how to tie them, I am asking if there are any Sefardic rabbis (poskim that wrote books) today that endorse the Techelet. –  Hacham Gabriel Jan 4 '12 at 22:00
    
@HachamGabriel, I realize that. I'm providing some explanation about why Sephardi-oriented instructions for how to tie exist. –  Isaac Moses Jan 4 '12 at 22:02
    
@IsaacMoses yeah but I would think we would follow the Shulhan Aruch. –  Hacham Gabriel Jan 6 '12 at 2:37
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