Archive for January, 2014

what makes a mezuzah kosher?

What Makes a Mezuzah Kosher? Part I: Introduction.

In this new blog-series covering the laws, customs and rigorous traditional standards that are involved in the writing, crafting and proper placement of a Kosher Mezuzah, we will attempt to break down the basics of this extensive topic and we hope to be able to give you the reader, a slightly better understanding of the […]

reddit mezuza

Respectful Reddit User Turns to Online Users for Mezuzah Advice

Reddit UserĀ ‘booradius’ Finds Mezuzah And Respectfully Asks Advice of Online Jewish Community It’s not everyday that you hear the word Mezuzah associated with the popular social and entertainment website ‘reddit’, however, thanks to the admirable efforts of reddit user ‘booradius’, in his attempt to find the most respectful way of removing a mezuzah he found […]

ray kelly mezuzah

NYPD Comissioner Ray Kelly Presented with Silver Mezuzah

Famous among the local New York Jewish communities for his part in the foiled Riverdale synagogue bombing attempt, NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly has been a tireless advocate for community safety throughout his 12 years in office. During Kelly’s reign as commissioner, the city’s police force has forged strong ties both within the Jewish community at […]

Qumran Mezuzah Made in Israel

Made In Israel: The Etched Glass Mezuzah by Michael Kupietzky

A Mezuzah, like any other religious artifact or work of art, is representative of so much more than it’s mere physical form. In our case, the Mezuzahs, as well as the scribe-written parchment of ancient biblical text it contains, are of a truly sublime, even transcendental nature in any form and when these Mezuzot are […]