Ratio - Tosafot

Tosafos R’ Yitzchok Twerski

Tosafos R’ Yitzchok Twerski 1196 1600 rhecht

Basically 7 Tosafos Chulyos with 7 winds per Chulya. This is in line with R’ Hershel Schachter’s reasoning to factor in the Raavad’s minimum length of winds.

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Tosafos Mystery Shitta – 13 Winds, 5 knots

Tosafos Mystery Shitta – 13 Winds, 5 knots 237 1032 rhecht

Received an email from Ptil Tekhelet on this: זו שיטה של : יש 5 קשרים (לא כפולים) בהתחלה + 5 קשרים (לא כפולים) בסוף , כדי להגיע למניין של 5 קשרים כפולים . מתחיל ומסיים בלבן , ולכן חוליה לבנה בהתחלה ובסוף , בין החוליות יש 7 כריכות , כך “מרוויחים” שיש לנו 2 “חוליות”…

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Tosafot Mystery Shitta

Tosafot Mystery Shitta 519 1847 rhecht

This Shitta is based on a very unique way to learn Tosafot. From what I was emailed: יש 5 קשרים (לא כפולים) בהתחלה + 5 קשרים (לא כפולים) בסוף , כדי להגיע למניין של 5 קשרים כפולים . מתחיל ומסיים בלבן , ולכן חוליה לבנה בהתחלה ובסוף . לגבי חוליות תימניות : אלו חוליות מלאות…

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Vilna Gaon (GR”A) 7 Method

Vilna Gaon (GR”A) 7 Method 720 960 rhecht

From Ptil Tekhelet: This method defines a chulyah as a group of three twists. It has 13 chulyot but can also be 7, and generally alternates white and Tekhelet between them, starting and ending with a chulyah of white. Those chulyot are distributed between five (double) knots with two chulyot between the top four knots…

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Tosafos Shulchan Aruch HaRav

Tosafos Shulchan Aruch HaRav 3024 4032 rhecht

This method assumes (like the Rambam) that all the twists except for the first and last be Tekhelet. It keeps five (double) knots, and distributes 7, 8, 11, and 13 twists between them. The Tekhelet string is wrapped through and over each group of three (a chulyah) in order to keep them together. It’s basically…

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Tosafos R’ Hershel Schachter

Tosafos R’ Hershel Schachter 250 716 rhecht

The thought behind this opinion is as follows: 7 winds of 7 chulyos is based on that the Gemara in Menachos (Perek Hatecheiles) states “no less than 7, no more than 13.” Almost every commentary assumes that those numbers refer to 3-wind chulyos. However, the Gemara isn’t explicit in what exactly the numbers 7 or…

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Tosafos R’ Yehoshua Yankelewitz

Tosafos R’ Yehoshua Yankelewitz 470 491 rhecht

Tying method of Yehoshua Yankelewitz.

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Tosafos R’ Bentzion Halberstam

Tosafos R’ Bentzion Halberstam 960 540 rhecht

Rabbi Bentzion Halberstam tying method. He explains the breakup in every units of 3, done Chassidishe style with Chassidishe Chulyos. Regarding the breakup in Chulyos between knots, he cites the AR”I in Shaar Hakavanos where he permits breaking up the Chulyos for the 7-8-11-13 pattern. This is done blue-white.

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RAMA”K (R’ Moshe Cordevero) Tying

RAMA”K (R’ Moshe Cordevero) Tying 210 1032 rhecht

Yemenite חוליות of 3-3-3-4 (which is the pattern of the RAMA”K (R’ Moshe Cordevero) as well as the Chinuch ), one white wind before and after, 5 knots, long Raavad string. חינוך pattern. R’ Bentzion Twerski likes having one string instead of two since in his words, the זוהר says to do one string. (The…

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Baal HaIttur Tying

Baal HaIttur Tying 1920 2560 rhecht

To quote R’ Yisroel Rosenberg: “2 knots 3 white 2 knots 3 blue 2 knots 3 white 2 knots 3 blue 2 knots 3 white 2 knots 3 blue 2 knots 3 white 2 knots This is in accordance to most rishonim .” The double knot isn’t specified, however, the Baal HaIttur wanted the Techeiles…

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