.: In the Press

There are hundreds of articles, essays, correspondences, blogs, etc. that have been written about tekhelet and about our work at P'Til Tekhelet. The following list is a small sample of the literature taken from sources around the world and from various cultural and religious viewpoints.

Globe Pequot and Lyons Press announce THE RAREST BLUE

Globe Pequot has released its 2012 catalog, and in it announced THE RAREST BLUE to be released in November, 2012. This is a very exciting time, as the project has been all-consuming and we hope that the book will be well received.

Rediscovered, Ancient Color Is Reclaiming Israeli Interest

Reported on the front page of The New York Times in February 2011, this article reports the finding on Masada of a textile embroidered with a dark blue stripe dating to the 1st century CE.

The Quest for the Holy Snail

An early article on the topic published in IsraEL AL Magazine, March 1995, pp. 51-54

The Search for Biblical Blue

Written by Ari Greenspan, this article was published in Bible Review, Volume 19, No. 1, Feb 2003, pp. 32-39

Die Farbe der verlorenen Zeit   (The Color of Lost Time)

Published in Mare, Die Zeitschrift der Meere (Mare, The Journal of the Sea), No. 59, Dec 2006, pp. 94-103

La controverse autour du fil bleu   (The Controversy Surrounding the Blue Yarn)

published in Hamodia, No 57, Jan 2009, pp. 4-12

Looking Around: A Meeting at the Fringes

This essay by Barbara Sofer tells a heartwarming story in which tekhelet plays a part.

以色列人重建圣殿要面对的问题   (Problems facing Israel's Rebuilding of the Temple)

This article was published on the Chinese Christian Life Web site.

Dyeing to be Holy, Snails Make Tzitzit Blue Again

An article describing our tours to Dor, led by Mois Navon. From Forward Magazine, October 2010

Solving the Mystery of the Royal Blue Thread

From the Jerusalem Post, Travel Supplement, 16 March, 2007

'Dead' Mitzvah Acquires New Life

From the Jewish Press, February 2009

תכלת - מן הדיונון או מן הארגמון

Written by Rav Shumel Ariel, Rosh Kollel at Yeshivat Otniel, in Hatzofeh