Only recently have we found ways to get blue Tekhelet dye from Murex Trunculus. Rav Herzog was told this isn’t possible.

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The Chilazon according to our sages was the source of the blue Tekhelet dye needed for the commandment of Tzitzit. Rabbi Herzog’s initial assumption was that the Murex Trunculus mollusc is the Chilazon. According to Baruch Sterman a new correspondence … Continued

Sir David Garrard, who has donated about £1.5m to Britain’s Labour Party – Leaves it because of Anti-Semitism

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One of Labour’s biggest private donors has said he no longer feels “any affinity or connection” with the party, and accuses its leadership of failing in its response to “the most blatant acts of antisemitism”. As Labour struggles to quell … Continued