The following shiur was delivered at Rabbi Mordechai Perr’s yeshiva in Lakewood, NJ. The maggid shiur is Rabbi Shloime Pollak, Daf Yomi maggid shiur at the Sterling Forest Beis Medrash in Lakewood. The video was taken by Naftali Scheinberg.
The search for the source of Techeiles / Biblical blue wool, has been ongoing for the last century and half. Two of the suggestions are commercially available for Tzitzis, and worn by thousands.The Rebbe of Radzyn (Rav Gershon Henoch Leiner z”l) posited it’s derived from the common cuttlefish.More recently, many believe it comes from the Murex Trunculus.
Much has been discussed and debated. Here is a quick overview.
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