New in the Library
an examination of the Kashrus of the Murex snail for Techeiles
by Rabbi Meir Hellman
זיהוי התכלת: ממצאים חדשים
by Dr. Roy E. Hoffman
חובת הטלת פתיל תכלת by Rav Re"em HaCohen
On Concealing Tekhelet and Revealing the Shekhinah
by Rabbi Mois Navon
Parshat Trumah Raffle
Join us in celebrating Parshat Trumah, the weekly Torah reading in which Tekhelet
is first mentioned!
Continuing in Am Yisrael's tradition of trumah (donation), Ptil Tekhelet
is proud to sponsor the Fourteenth Annual Parshat Trumah Raffle.
First and foremost, Ptil Tekhelet would like to give thanks to our growing circle of friends.
As a result your support and encouragement, Ptil Tekhelet has increased the range and
scope of our educational programming and distribution of Tekhelet.
In recognition of your role in spreading this mitzvah, Ptil Tekhelet is
pleased to donate the following items for our Annual Raffle. There is
no charge to enter, and the only "strings" attached are the ones you are eligible to win!
Yomim Noraim Tallit with Tekhelet
Woolen Tallit with Tekhelet
Begged Katan with Tekhelet
Marine tour - family voucher
Factory tour - family voucher
Tekhelet dye kit
Book - Klil Tekhelet, Lulaot Tekhelet, Eved HaMelech or
The Rarest Blue
"Mystery of Tekhelet" - CD
English, Hebrew, or Cheder Edition
Ptil Tekhelet sweatshirt or T-shirt
Tekhelet Timeline poster
Custom-designed Bar-Mitzvah and wedding cards
To be eligible to win, please contact us
with your name, postal
address, and telephone number. (One submission per person and/or e-mail
Sixth Annual Kuntreis
In honor of Parshat Shlach, the Torah portion in which we read about the mitzvah of tzitzit,
Ptil Tekhelet distributed 10,000 copies of our sixth annual
Kuntreis - Vehaya Lachem l'Tzitzit - to shuls throughout Israel.
The pamphlet contains a collection of never-before published articles on tzitzit and tekhelet by
renowned Israeli Rabbis.
The kuntreis is available for download as a
single PDF file.
Individual articles may be downloaded from the
Kuntreis-5772 section of the Ptil Tekhelet Library.
Tekhelet Multimedia Library
Ptil Tekhelet has collected audio and video lectures, shiurim, and addresses on
many topics relating to tekhelet in both English and Hebrew.
Click here to visit our multimedia library.
We welcome your comments and feedback. Please contact us if you would like to submit or recommend additional items for the library
Daf Yomi on Perek HaTecheiles (Menachot 38a)
In honor of the 7-year Daf Yomi cycle reaching Perek HaTecheiles (Menachot 38a),
Ptil Tekhelet published companion pamphlets in
to clarify and illustrate many of the ideas found in the Gemara.
Ptil Tekhelet's Tying Bureau
In an effort to assist people around the world in locating someone to tie their tzitzit, Ptil Tekhelet maintains
an international listing of tzitzit tiers - see our current listing:
The Tzitzit Tying Bureau.
If you, or someone you know, is interested in being on this list, please send your information, along with
samples of your work, and religious institution affiliation (e.g., synagogue membership) to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
"The Mystery of Tekhelet" is now playing
Watch our classic video right here on our site:
The Mystery of Tekhelet
Direct to your "snail-mail"-box!
If you would like to receive a full-color pamphlet (English or Hebrew)
describing the history and renewal of Tekhelet, please
with your postal mailing information. Our mailing list is confidential and for
educational purposes only.