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New Exhibit Displays for First Time Two-Thousand-Year-Old Tekhelet and Argaman Dyed Fragments of Textiles

A new exhibition follows the thread of the mysterious blue color, tekhelet, from the Mediterranean shores over 3,500 years ago to the national colors of the State of Israel.

‘Ptil Tekhelet’ Renews Monthly Tallit Raffle for Engaged Couples

Engaged Jewish couples can enter to win a prayer shawl tied with the ancient "ptil tekhelet" blue woolen thread.

Tekhelet: a Choice or an Imperative?

While tekhelet is a biblical commandment, it’s one full of "buts" that bring me up short.

Researchers Find Ancient Fabrics in Colors Noted in Jewish Sources

Researchers have revealed three rare 2,000-year-old fabrics that were dyed with an extract and in prestigious colors mentioned in Jewish sources.

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