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Techelet – The Blue Thread

Techelet – The Blue Thread 289 202 rhecht

When the ‘inyan of techelet began to be debated during the late 1800s, due to the efforts of of Rabbi Gershon Henich Leiner, the Radzyner Rebbe, to restore this mitzvah… Source: By: Rabbi Dovid Sears Publish date: 12/25/2007, 19:42 Le‘ilui nishmat Leib ben Yitzchak Ya’akov Sears, a”h – Yartzeit: 30 Shevat, Rosh Chodesh Adar…

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Techeiles in the Torah – Number of Times

Techeiles in the Torah – Number of Times 150 150 rhecht

Techeiles is mentioned 49 times in the Bible. Exodus 25:4 — וּתְכֵ֧לֶת וְאַרְגָּמָ֛ן וְתוֹלַ֥עַת Exodus 26:1 — שֵׁ֣שׁ מָשְׁזָ֗ר וּתְכֵ֤לֶת וְאַרְגָּמָן֙ וְתֹלַ֣עַת Exodus 26:4 — וְעָשִׂ֜יתָ לֻֽלְאֹ֣ת תְּכֵ֗לֶת עַ֣ל שְׂפַ֤ת Exodus 26:31 — וְעָשִׂ֣יתָ פָרֹ֗כֶת תְּכֵ֧לֶת וְאַרְגָּמָ֛ן וְתוֹלַ֥עַת Exodus 26:36 — לְפֶ֣תַח הָאֹ֔הֶל תְּכֵ֧לֶת וְאַרְגָּמָ֛ן וְתוֹלַ֥עַת Exodus 27:16 — עֶשְׂרִ֣ים אַמָּ֗ה תְּכֵ֨לֶת וְאַרְגָּמָ֜ן וְתוֹלַ֧עַת Exodus…

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THE MITELE RUV Z”L and TECHEILES 630 864 rhecht

As we finished a series of articles on the Ershter Ruv z”l, we’ll continue with a series on the Mitele Ruv z”l. Reb Yehoshua Rokeach known to Chasidim as The Mitele Ruv z”l, was the youngest son of the Ershter Ruv. The Mitele Ruv z”l shaped Belz in very significant ways built on the foundations laid…

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HALACHA—–t’cheiles – FrumTeens

HALACHA—–t’cheiles – FrumTeens 150 150 rhecht

Recently I have been looking into the “Efrat” tcheilis which has come onto the market in the past 7-8 years. It appears almost 100% positive that this techeiles (the snail kind, and not the Radzyner’s squid, which has long been discredited) is the genuine item. I have asked a number of poskim both in YU…

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Lavan and Tekhelet According to the Rambam

Lavan and Tekhelet According to the Rambam 150 150 rhecht

Rav Moshe Taragin The first mishna in the fourth perek of Menachot determines that two components of tzitzit operate independent of each other.  Ideally tzitzit should contain both white stands as well as tekhelet strands.  If either cannot be located, the mitzva can still be performed with the lone alternate colored stands.  As the mishna states, the tekhelet and the white strands are not me’akeiv one another; although they ideally complement each other, the absence of one does…

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The Blue Thread

The Blue Thread 150 150 rhecht

Rabbi Gershon Hanoch Leiner 1839-1891 “Speak unto the Children of Israel, and bid them that they make fringes in the corners of their garments throughout their generations, and that they put upon the fringe of the corners a thread of blue.” (Numbers 15:38) Gershon Hanoch Leiner was thirteen years old and his Bar Mitzvah not…

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Crisis in Blue

Crisis in Blue 150 150 rhecht

by Rav David Bar-Hayim When, as a teenager, my father used to tell me that he did not like me wearing jeans, I usually asked: “Why not? After all, what difference does it make what material the pants are made of?” My father’s reply – referring to the hippie, rock and roll and anti-establishment subculture…

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Hidden Blue

Hidden Blue 150 150 rhecht

In honor of the 100th Yahrzeit of Rabbi Gershon Chanoch Leiner, the Radziner Rebbe, the Modern Catalyst for the Renewed Interest in the Search for the Identity of the Chilazon by Rabbi Leibel Reznick A few years ago, while I was exploring the ruins at the base of the southwestern corner of the Temple Mount,…

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Techelet in the Holy Zohar

Techelet in the Holy Zohar 150 150 rhecht

Techelet in the Holy Zohar Parshat Shelach Lecha (Numbers, chapter 15) The Commandment of Tzitzith (fringes) enables us to remember all the Mitzvoth (Commandments) of the Torah, as it is written “And you shall gaze upon it, and you shall remember all the Commandments of HaShem (G-d) and do them.” This is the sign of…

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Otzar Sichot Tzadikim – Beged Ivri

Otzar Sichot Tzadikim – Beged Ivri 150 150 rhecht

Otzar Sichot Tzadikim Techelet in the Holy Zohar Hidden Blue — in honor of the 100th Yahrzeit of Rabbi Gershon Chanoch Leiner, the Radziner Rebbe Understanding the Criteria for the Chilazon by Dr Mendel E. Singer. Further information can be found at “A third opinion“ Crisis in Blue by Rav David Bar-Hayim   Translated from Otzar Sichot Tzadikim (Treasury of Discussions…

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