Old Bible Translations for Techeiles

Old Bible Translations for Techeiles

From the Latin Vulgate: (https://www.biblestudytools.com/vul/numbers/15.html) “loquere filiis Israhel et dices ad eos ut faciant sibi fimbrias per angulos palliorum ponentes in eis vittas hyacinthinas “ Wycliffe translation (2 centuries before King James – https://www.biblestudytools.com/wyc/numbers/15.html): “Speak thou to the sons of Israel,…

Come my beloved, let us greet the Bride, let us receive the presence of Sunday; a vintage parody of Kabbalat Shabbat for Sunday in 1846.

From https://onthemainline.blogspot.com/2010/07/come-my-beloved-let-us-greet-bride-let.html H/T Fred Macdowell On August 8, 1846 the Literaturblatt des Orients published the following parodic criticism of recent steps in German Reform Judaism, especially the desire to move the Sabbath from Saturday to Sunday. It was penned by the self-styled…

Response to DinOnline’s Negative Attitude on Techeiles vis a vis the Gedolim

Response to DinOnline's Negative Attitude on Techeiles vis a vis the Gedolim

I submitted this response in the comments. The status was “This comment is awaiting moderation.” Not surprisingly, it wasn’t approved on their site.   From Rabbi Akiva Dershowitz and the “Beis Horaah” (https://dinonline.org/2018/08/22/the-reason-why-not-wearing-techeles/): Question: Some people wear “Techeles” Tztitzis. I…

How Indigo was made

How Indigo was made

See (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indigo_dye): “In Mesopotamia, a neo-Babylonian cuneiform tablet of the seventh century BC gives a recipe for the dyeing of wool, where lapis-colored wool (uqnatu) is produced by repeated immersion and airing of the cloth.[ St. Clair, Kassia (2016). The…