Techeiles is mentioned 49 times in the Bible.

Techeiles is mentioned 49 times in the Bible. 150 150 rhecht

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 28:5 — הַזָּהָ֔ב וְאֶת־ הַתְּכֵ֖לֶת וְאֶת־ הָֽאַרְגָּמָ֑ן Exodus…

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יישוב הקו’ על הרמב”ם מעירובין ושיטת הגר”א בתכלת – הרב שלמה יהונתן מאזוז

יישוב הקו’ על הרמב”ם מעירובין ושיטת הגר”א בתכלת – הרב שלמה יהונתן מאזוז 150 150 rhecht

מס’ שאלה 18552   א. והרי יש קושיה חזקה מאוד על הרמב”ם? -בעירובין צו: ‘המוצא תכלת בשוק’ דמספקינן האם נצבעו לשם ציצית או ללבושים אחרים, ואם כהרמב”ם ליכא ספיקא כלל, דהרי חציו צבוע בתכלת וחציו בלבן? ב. והלא הגר”א גם היה מקובל עצום ופסק כהראב”ד? – “בת יחידתא חוליא תכלת שבציצית. והוא חוט הרביעית כדעת…

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In Petronius’ Cena Trimalchionis, Trimalchio chides his slaves Philar-gyrus and Carius, ‘you are such terrible fans of the Greens.’ [Petron. Sat.70.] The use of color in games, which is reflected in literature, makes a powerful statement about the Romans and their loyalty to sports teams. The four chariot teams were known by their colors: Green, Blue, Red,…

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BLUE vs GREEN. Passion and politics in the Roman circus….. – Antonia Senior

BLUE vs GREEN. Passion and politics in the Roman circus….. – Antonia Senior 1280 800 rhecht

What did Nero and Caligula have in common, besides being murderous megalomaniacs? Both were ardent Greens. In Constantinople some 500 years later, Justinian and his wife Theodora were passionate Blues. The Blues and Greens were two of the factions in chariot racing, who were supported by the populace in huge numbers. Along with their less…

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TRUE BLUE 1077 841 rhecht

By Gavriel Horan | DECEMBER 11, 2018 Looking for the chilazon off the coast of Greece. Film director Chananya Kramer (center) with Rabbi Yitzchok Elchonon Zak (left) and Rabbi Yechezkel Toporowitz of Techeiles L’chosvei Shemo, which produces techeiles for Eretz Yisrael (Photos KolRom Media) He was in the fourth grade at the Hebrew Academy of…

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The History of Sapoon-Soap, The Benefits of Virgin Olive Oil

The History of Sapoon-Soap, The Benefits of Virgin Olive Oil 27 34 rhecht

The History of Sapoon-Soap Soap making history goes back around 5000 years. The first recorded archeological evidence of the manufacture of soap-like materials is dated to around 2800 BC in Ancient Babylon. Babylonians had discovered the basic method of making soap, using Cassia oil (the tree that cinnamon is extracted from) boiled with ashes and…

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Techeilet – Mitzva World

Techeilet – Mitzva World 150 150 rhecht

Q: What is the correct way to tie Techeilles? A: Interestingly enough, there is actually no source found in the meforshim, commentaries, to tie techeilles the way we currently tie lavan (regular white tzitzis). The reason for this is because the way regular white tzitzis is currently tied was invented after techeilles was lost, aproximately 1,300 years ago! This…

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Rabbi Shlomo Aviner – Techelet

Rabbi Shlomo Aviner – Techelet 1467 2200 rhecht

Question: What is Ha-Rav’s opinion about wearing Techelet? Answer: We only wear white. This is based on three reasons, each of which is sufficient on its own: 1. One of the authorities of last generation, the “Beit Ha-Levi,” Ha-Rav Yosef Dov Soloveitchik of Brisk, held that in the absence of a continuous tradition, it is…

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Modern Techelet

Modern Techelet 289 202 rhecht

There is a tradition from Rebbe Nachman of Breslev that right before Moshiach comes, the mitzvah ot the techelet in tzitzit will be reinstated… https://www.breslev.co.il/articles/foundations_of_judaism/jewish_outlook/modern_techelet.aspx?id=12188&language=english By: Rabbi Mordechai Kornfeld Publish date: 6/10/2009, 11:44 Biblical Blue, Part 4 A contemporary of Rav Herzog’s, Alexander Dedekind of Vienna, suggested in his work Archeological Zoology (Vienna, 1898, p.…

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Argaman and Techelet

Argaman and Techelet 289 202 rhecht

Archaeologists have uncovered numerous ancient dye-producing factories all over the Mediterranean coast, with large heaps of snail shells alongside them… By: Rabbi Mordechai Kornfeld Publish date: 6/4/2009, 22:40 https://www.breslev.co.il/articles/foundations_of_judaism/jewish_outlook/argaman_and_techelet.aspx?id=12129&language=english Biblical Blue, Part 3 But which of the many species of snails is the one which produces the Techelet dye? It was pointed out earlier that…

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