The remarkable story of Biblical tekhelet, the wildly popular and precious blue dye worn by the Kohen Gadol and affixed to the tzitztit of the common Jew in antiquity, and lost to the world nearly 1,300 years ago. The exciting tale of its rediscovery seamlessly weaves together Torah and science, scholarly research and adventure, and a host of larger than life personalities, culminating in the revival of the ancient mitzvah of Tekhelet on tzitzit.
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About the Shelach Sale
Purchase a tallit katan (tzitzit garment) tied with Tekhelet strings for the price of the strings alone!
stop If you would like a wool garment, there is an additional charge of $15.00 stop You can order the garment and strings "self-tied" in which case the order will be expedited and shipped before other orders. stopPlease Note! Ptil Tekhelet will make every effort to ship within 60 days but because of the great demand there may be delays in fulfillment.
Ordering - Choose the Strings and Tying Method
First you will need to choose the number of Tekhelet strings and the desired method for tying your Tzitzit. There are three opinions regarding the number of Tekhelet strings:
stopRambam - (1 of 8) stopRaavad - (2 of 8) stopTosafot - (4 of 8)