A Common Charedi Outlook on Tekhelet (Techeiles)

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Commment on the video by Shlomo Moshe Scheinman – 13 Tishrei 6782.

I plead guilty as charged. I do hope increased usage of Tekhelet will lead to greater demand to restore the Temple and the sacrificial service and I rely on Ohr Hachaim to Vayikra 25:25 and the Vilna Gaon to support my position.

Some Charedi leaders like Rabbi Yisroel Belsky z”l had a more positive outlook on renewing this commandment that had been lost due to persecution. I suspect but I can not prove that certain cultural factors have an impact on how much importance we give to various objections to renewing the commandment.