Identifying the Chilazon – Rabbi Chaim Twerski

Murex trunculus

Murex trunculus snails

Title: Identifying the Chilazon
Author: Chaim Twerski

In this article, Rabbi Chaim Twerski examines some of the fundamental halachic issues as pertains to identifying the Talmudic Chilazon with the Murex trunculus snail. It is one of the first times these issues are discussed in English.