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Tekhelet was a blue-violet dye highly valued and often associated with monarchy and priesthood. The Bible mentions it been used in the clothing of the Jewish High Priest, the tapestries of the Tabernacle, the Tzitzit, and Tallit. According to the Talmud, its color was produced from Hilazon, a kind of snail (Tosefta Men. 9:6). Modern research extracted blue color from the Murex Trunculus snail. Ptil Tekhlelet is a one-of-a-kind workshop that produces and sells Tekhelet for Tzitzit corners and Tallits. Its visitor center invites visitors to learn about the process of this particular production, renewing a centuries-old Biblical command.

A tour of the Tekhelet factory can be combined with a day tour of the Dead Sea.

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