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Shatnez (Prohibition against mixing wool and linen in garments)

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This week's Torah portion commands the Kohanim (priests) about their attire to be worn while serving in the tabernacle and temple. The belt that they wore was made of wool and linen. Is this not violating the prohibition of Shatnez, the mixing of wool and...
On Shatnez - the Kabbalah of compatibility and confusion
On Shatnez - the Kabbalah of compatibility and confusion
19 Elul, 5750 • September 9, 1990
Blessings in your work to ensure that garments in Israel are Shatnez-free. But may we soon merit to use Shatnez properly in the third Holy Temple. A double portion of blessing for everything in the Land of Israel.
Torah commands a Jew not to wear Shaatnez – wool and linen woven together. What is the inner meaning of this Mitzvah?
Is it really that simple? What if you don’t have a common enemy?
The Prohibition of Forbidden Mixtures
Chp. 19 verses 18 - 22: The prohibition of forbidden mixtures; animals, seeds, shatnez (wool and linen), and forbidden sexual relations with gentile maidservant. He brings a ram as a guilt offering to the Temple and his sin is forgiven.
Study the daily lesson of Sefer HaMitzvos for day 122 with Rabbi Mendel Kaplan, where he teaches the mitzvah in-depth with added insight and detail.
“May G-d help, that we are soon able to use shatnez in the Temple service.”
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