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6 edition of The Mezuzah found in the catalog.

The Mezuzah

by Ariel Berkowitz

  • 156 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by First Fruits of Zion .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mezuzah

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13113336M
    ISBN 109659010451
    ISBN 109789659010455
    OCLC/WorldCa44013175

    A mezuzah may be purchased at any store that handles Jewish religious articles. Why do Jews affix a mezuzah to the doorpost of a home? The custom of affixing a mezuzah to the doorpost fulfills the biblical commandment: “You shall write them upon the doorposts of thy house and upon thy gates” (Deuteronomy ). What Constitutes a Kosher Mezuzah?. The decorative case containing the mezuzah scroll is just that: a mere ’s important is the scroll, upon which the first two sections of the Shema are handwritten, beginning with the eternal words “Hear o Israel, the L‑rd is our G‑d, the L‑rd is One.”1 These selections both contain G‑d’s instruction to affix the mezuzah: “You.

    This is the case also with the two sections of the Mezuzah, beginning respectively, "Hear, O Israel" (Deuteronomy ) and "And it shall come to pass if ye shall hearken diligently (Deuteronomy ). If the point of a letter is missing in these two sections, the Mezuzah may not, according to Scriptural enactment, be used. The two. The Mezuzah: Why Isn't It Straight? by JoAnn Abraham "And thou shall write them upon the doorposts of thy house and on thy gates." That is the commandment found in the Book of Deuteronomy, verse 6, line 9. That is the reason for the mezuzah, the item affixed – at an angle – to the doorpost of a Jewish home.

    The mezuzah has been placed on the doorposts of faithful Jews throughout the ages. Touching the mezuzah upon entering or exiting is a symbol of their t gold plated mezuzah features a glass center with the blessing from Deuteronomy on rolled up parchment inside. ' long. Gold Plated Mezuzah and Scroll5/5(3).   ‘Christian mezuzah’ maker says Jewish roots behind her Doorpost Blessings They look nearly identical to the ones that have adorned Jewish homes .


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Books Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Today's Deals Your Gift Cards Help Whole Foods Registry Sell Disability Customer Support. Books Advanced Search New Releases. The new Mezuzah booklet helps us discover the scriptural basis for the tradition of the mezuzah and its history from the time of Moses to the present day.

Study the mezuzah's symbolism and how it reveals the work of Messiah in our everyday lives. Trudi Alexy's book, part memoir and part general history, documents the flight of those Jews who were lucky enough to escape Europe and find a sanctuary in Spain during the Holocaust.

The Mezuzha in the Madonna's Foot catches hold of the irony of this situation, and explores its numerous ramifications/5(45). Mary Reeves Bell is the author of a historical fiction trilogy for young adults that has also been translated into French and Norwegian.

The first of these, The Secret of the Mezuzah, was honored by the Anne & Charles Corrin Jury at the Sorbonne for contributing to the remembrance of the Holocaust. Mary has written The Mezuzah book Christian publications/5. She has published The Mezuzah book books: The Mezuzah in the Madonna's Foot: Marranos and Other Secret Jews, and The Mar She lived in Prague, Paris and Barcelona before emigrating to the U.S.

as a teenager. After raising two children and working as an artist designer she returned to graduate school in her 40s to become an art therapist/5. The scroll inside of the mezuzah looks like this in Hebrew: The translation in English is: Hear, O Israel, the L -rd is our G -d, the L- rd is one.

You shall love the L- rd, your G- d, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your resources. And these things that I command you today shall be upon your heart. And you shall teach them toFile Size: KB.

A&S Mezuzot Modern Glass Mezuzah Case in Shatterd Glass Design Waterproof Judiaca Door Mezuzah Home Blessing and Protection Cover (Light Blue, 5 Inches) out of 5 stars 34 $. We are Mezuzah true-believers. Every one of our scrolls is handwritten by a certified Torah scribe on real Klaf.

It's then checked by our own in-house scribe as well as a sophisticated computer program. A Mezuzah on the Door is my first book. My second book, The Shabbat Princess will be out in /5(17). A Mezuzah on the Door describes a very important Jewish tradition. It is realistic and is something I can easily relate to.

I would use this book when discussing different religious traditions, and why it is important to keep family traditions going, no matter where your family ends up/5. See also the chapter on Mezuzah and Astrology in my book "A Light unto My Path" also available on Reply.

Menachem Posner for Septem To Rose: You can find the answer to why the mezuzah is slanted in this article. Reply. Rose Planation, USA Septem Author: Alexander Poltorak.

The mezuzah's purpose is to remind us of the commandments of the Torah every time we pass by it. This is the context of the mezuzah verses in Deuteronomy. Moses urges us to "fear the Lord your God, to keep all His statutes and His commandments which I command you, all the days of your life" (Deuteronomy ).

The  mezuzah  as it is known is actually a piece of parchment, called a  klaf, with specific verses from the Torah that is then placed inside a  mezuzah  case, which is then affixed to the doorposts of a Jewish home. The  mitzvah  (commandment) of  mezuzah  is one of the core practices of Jews across religious observance and belief.

Most notably, inSandy received the Helen Keating Ott Award for Outstanding Contribution to Children’s Literature and, in took home the National Jewish Book Award for Best Illustrated Children’s Book for The Shemah in the Mezuzah.

In she 4/5. Actually, the mezuzah is the piece of parchment inside the box. On this parchment are two chapters from the Torah written in Hebrew by hand. The parchment is rolled into a scroll, wrapped in paper or plastic, inserted into the box, and affixed to the doorpost.

This was not a book about halachot (ritual laws) of mezuzah – there were many books on that subject – this was a book about the meaning of mezuah – its significance in Jewish history, philosophy, ethics, and mysticism. Bythe book was finished and I signed a contract with the leading publisher of English Judaica – Jason Aronson.

This book tells the story of a young boy’s move to a new home. His transition is eased by the ritual of hanging up a mezuzah and the celebration of a chanukat habayit, a traditional Jewish housewarming.

Easy-to-use Mezuzah book download. Download a beautiful pamphlet from the Jewish Life Series about the basics of mezuzah here. Teacher Materials. Classroom Presentation.

OPEN Demo. Classroom Presentation - 3 Parts. The classroom presentation contains all the graphics you need to give the class yourself. You speak while your audience enjoys. Though mezuzah literally means "doorpost," it commonly refers to a scroll of parchment containing biblical verses, placed on the doorpost.

The mezuzah recalls the Exodus from Egypt, when the lamb's blood smeared on the doorpost "identified" the Jewish homes that.

A mezuzah serves two functions: Every time you enter or leave, the mezuzah reminds you that you have a covenant with God; second, the mezuzah serves as a symbol to everyone else that this particular dwelling is constituted as a Jewish household, operating by a special set of rules, rituals, and : Blu Greenberg.

The townspeople have mezuzahs but cannot agree on how to put them up on their doorways. Should they place them horizontally or vertically, standing up or lying down?

To end their arguing, they consult the wise rabbi of the town, who advises them to carefully read the Shema in the mezuzah .The mezuzah has been placed on the doorposts of faithful Jews throughout the ages.

Touching the mezuzah upon entering or exiting is a symbol of their mezuzah features engraved word Israel design in Hebrew. Comes with paper featuring the blessing from Deuteronomy in Hebrew that can be rolled up and placed inside before attaching to your : Three Arches, USA.Mezuzah Stories From Talmudic times to the present, these stories tell of the mezuzah’s special place in Jewish life and belief.

A 9/11 Miracle and the Power of ‘Mezuzah’.