Tag Info

Hot answers tagged

2

I recommend that you discuss your own situation and best course of action with your rabbi. I posed this question, regarding my own entry into the techeilet world, to Rabbi Jack Bieler in Silver Spring. If I recall correctly, he told me that if I only felt I could afford one set of strings, I should go ahead and put them on one garment, and that whether that ...


2

Based on overwhelming physical evidence. and 1) We knew the color from the authenticated remains of קלא אילן that were found in Wadi Murabaat, and Hazal say that the two are indistinguishable. 2) The massive archaeological evidence that Baruch Sterman came up with was convincing. 3) Rabbi Moshe Tendler had said that if there are physical remains of a ...


2

from http://doseofhalacha.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/a-colourful-debate.html Question: I see some men walking around with a blue techeles thread on their tzitzis. If we know what techeles is, why don’t we all wear it? Answer: Wearing techeles was always an integral part of the mitzva of wearing tzitzis. Unfortunately, however, the art of making techeles ...


2

Rav Hershel Schachter in this shuir at 29:30 says that some are afraid to wear techelis because of mechzei kyuhara,but he explains that is only talking about a middas chassidus not trying to fulfill a positive commandment. Whether one agrees with the idea of wearing techeiles or not if one wants to wear it the idea of mechzei kyuhara should not apply. The ...


1

A host of information about this topic can be found by browsing more of the Psil Tekhelet website, tekhelet.com. A presentation of a blue murex-dyed textile can be found here. There is much more information to be seen, and it cannot all be written in this forum. As far as I know, no actual tzitzis with blue threads of any kind have been discovered. However, ...


1

the stripes are not "needed" they are a Minhag. accordingly, talisim were not origionally striped. I take the liberty to guess that manufactures of todays talisim with techeileit that have stripes as well, are simply producing it according to peoples perceptions of what a talis should look like. In regard to the color, i'ts interesting to note the the ...


1

Seeing as there is no known company making Murex trunculus besides Petil Techelet, and on the other hand even the discounted techelet from then (for soldiers) is 100nis, I doubt anything lower will be the real deal. If on the other hand, you are interested in squib "techelet", which btw according to the radzin chassidim (I have spoken to the person who ...


1

R' Shlomo Riskin - I saw it with my own eyes, and when someone asked about them, his exact comment was: You have an opportunity for a mitzvah d'orayta - how can you not wear them ? Later he mentioned that they were from P'til Techelet.



Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible