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Ptil Tekhelet Tzitzit Strings


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Why does the Torah enjoin us regarding techelet? Because techelet resembles sapphire, and the Tablets were made of sapphire, to tell you that as long as Bnei Yisrael gaze upon this techelet they are reminded of what is inscribed on the Tablets and observe the commandments, therefore it is written, ‘And you shall see it [the techelet string] and remember all of the commandments of G-d and you shall do them.’       - Mishnat Rabbi Eliezer, Chap. 14

Ben's Tallit Shop is an authorized dealer of Ptil Tekhelet tzitzit strings and we can tie Ptil Tekhelet strings on any tallit we sell. See our Techelet Tallit selection or contact us for details.
Which set you choose (Raavad or Rambam) depends on how you plan to tie the tzitzit. To tie according to the Vilna Gaon, Sefer HaChinuch, Amram Gaon or the Raavad, choose Raavad. This set comes with three white strings and one blue string for each corner.
To tie according to the Rambam or the Arizal, choose Rambam. This Ptil Tekhelet set comes with three white strings and one half white/half blue string for each corner.
Type of Strings Used to tie
Raavad "Ashkenazi"
Rambam Rambam with 13 chulyot, Chabad/Arizal, "Sephardic"
Raavad short Gra, Chinuch, Raavad, Amram Gaon 13, Rav Schachter 3x7
Raavad 7 Amram Gaon 7, Tosafot (two sets)
Rambam 7 Rambam with 7 chulyot


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  1. Beautiful Ptil Tekhelet 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 7th Apr 2015

    Did an excellent job of tying the tzitzit. Quite knowledgeable of the various customs, and offered good advice. Made it look superb [and according to the Lubavitch custom]. I personally recommend [stepping it up a notch and] purchasing the 1/2 string of Ptil Tekhelet, which is beautiful. Certainly a trustworthy source of tallit katan and tsitsit!

  2. Excellent Service 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 15th Sep 2014

    Thank you so much for the rapid response to all of my questions and the excellent service I received. The fact that you responded to all of my concerns so quickly and guided me through this purchase was wonderful.. I have given the P'til Techelet as a wedding gift for my Rabbi to put on the new Tallit his bride has given him.


  3. Mitzvah P'til Techelet 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 14th Apr 2014

    Those wishing to fulfill the Mitzvah of P'til Techelet on their Tallit Gadol should consider the Thick Ra'avad strings. They are exceptionally good quality & are helpful for deveikut b'tefillah. Refer also to the discussion on Sephardic tying. This is a major practice in the welcoming of Mashiach, may he be revealed speedily in our days, B"H

  4. Thank you 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 13th Sep 2012

    Boker Tov, Ben. Just wanted to let you know that I have received my Ptil Tekhelet order yesterday, and I am very pleased with the product and the service. Toda raba!

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