Rambam - רמב"ם

Rabbi Meir Mazuz

Rabbi Meir Mazuz 1280 720 rhecht

Rav, Kisei Rachamim in B’nei Brak. (On Shabbat) – source source 2 “ראיתי בירחון אור תורה (תשע”א אדר ב’) בענין התכלת מה שכתב הרב מרן ראש הישיבה שליט”א שנוהג לשים רק בשבת תכלת. 1. למה אם שם זאת רק פעם בשבוע זה לא נחשב כמוציא לעז על הראשונים? 2. ועוד כתב הרב בשם הרב אלישיב שאין לחייב…

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Rabbi Yosef Zvi Rimon

Rabbi Yosef Zvi Rimon 300 300 rhecht

From mizrachi.org: Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon is an internationally acclaimed “posek” of Halacha, author, educator, and lecturer. Individuals and communities from around the globe turn to him regarding complex questions in Halacha, the responses of which have been pivotal in helping shape the contemporary Jewish world. Through his book series, Halacha MiMekora, Rav Rimon has become known…

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GR"A Chaim Twerski 1.0

GR”A Vilna Gaon Style – All Blue with Chabad Chulyos

GR”A Vilna Gaon Style – All Blue with Chabad Chulyos 1152 2048 rhecht

R’ Chaim Twerski Shlit”a holds like the Raavad (1, 3) and originally tied like the GR”A using all blue Chulyos, using the Chabad/Chassidishe Chulya. However, he has changed his mind and now tells people to tie like the GRA alternating blue and white. He follows R Yitzchok Brand’s Shitta. The general pattern for GR”A is…

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Rambam 7 Yemenite with 5 Knots Tying – “Erlau Tzitzis”

Rambam 7 Yemenite with 5 Knots Tying – “Erlau Tzitzis” 3024 4032 rhecht

R’ Aron Steinmetz gave Shiurim at the Erlau Beis Medrash in Boro Park back in July 2018. This Tallis was present at that event which a photographer took due to it’s aesthetic appearance.  

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7-8-11-13 with Yemenite Chulyos

7-8-11-13 with Yemenite Chulyos 900 1600 rhecht

7-8-11-13 with Yemenite Chulyos, also fulfills the AR”I in 7-8-11-13 with broken Chulyos between 5 knots. Breslov wears like this and rumor has it that Chabad originally tied Chulyos like this before doing the current method. R’ Zalman Nechemia Goldberg ZT”L also notably wore this method on one of his Talleisim.

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7-8-11-13 248 1360 rhecht

For those that don’t want to change the standard tying method with Lavan. This also is good as it meets the Raavad’s requirement of no less than 7, no more than 13. In Chassidus/Kabbalah this pattern is also very popular since the AR”I prescribed this ratio but with Chulyos. The AR”I in Shaar HaKavanos apparently…

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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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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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Ben Ish Hai Tying

Ben Ish Hai Tying 228 1352 rhecht

This tying method has traditionally been worn by Jews of Iraqi descent following the Psak and Kabbala of the Ben Ish Hai. He understands the Rambam’s separating of Chulyos by looping the Shamash in between both halves of four strings, at the same time doing 7-8-11-13 as per the AR”I’s requirement. Per Ptil’s website: The…

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Rambam Method

Rambam Method 196 861 rhecht

From Ptil Tekhelet: The Rambam understands the idea of Ptil as the string which winds around the others. Therefore, he requires all the twists to be of Tekhelet, except for the very first and very last. He defines a chulyah as a group of three twists. In this method, the chulyah is kept together by…

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