I don't have the money right now to equip all of my talitot katan with techelet, but I'd like to put it on my Talit Gadol (Please, no discussion of Techelet itself - I've made up my mind on that one). Is is permissible to "mix and match" as it were?

  • I think some people davka put it on there talis only – sam Nov 26 '13 at 17:20
  • Marc, welcome to Mi Yodeya, and thanks very much for bringing your question here! I hope you'll look around and find other information here of interest as well, perhaps including our 18 other techeles questions. – Isaac Moses Nov 26 '13 at 19:48
  • Isaac - Thanks. I searched the techelet questions first. Thanks. – Marc Nov 27 '13 at 16:31

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 would be the talit katan or talit gadol would be essentially my choice. His rationale was that fulfilling this mitzva with one garment is better than fulfilling it with none.

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    Thanks. I just wanted a little more knowledge prior to asking. – Marc Dec 4 '13 at 14:54

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