Tekhelet Questions & Answers


Color Uncertainties on Tekhelet

Rambam in Peirush HaMishnah writes that we can’t make tekhelet because of color uncertainties, contradictory to what he writes in Hil. Tzitzit. Using modern science we are able to compare it to indigo. My question: is there only one color that can be produced...
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Research on Lydia – Seller of Purple Goods

I am doing research about Lydia – seller of purple goods – in the Acts of the Apostles, chapter 16. I am wondering where she would have obtained her purple dye. Some commentaries say she did not obtain it from snails but from a root or plant. She lived in...
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