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…And the last Line is the Punch line

A yeshiva student who was visiting in San Diego, California last week told me the following: He stopped at a rather large modern home for the purpose of checking out the site for the upcoming Sukkot holiday on instructions from the homeowner, with the intent of measuring the perimeter of the patio to determine the […]

Cringe Worthy Culture

As far as authentic Jewish culture is concerned, I’m not so sure that a certain Hollywood actress would, as the expression goes, know it if she fell over it. One can only wince at her good intentions but scanty knowledge about a certain item of religious significance which she heavily publicized and wore around her […]

The World’s Largest Mezuzah: Again

Well, once again, in our super-sized world, where only hand held personal devices need to be micro-sized, we have, this September, another ginormous mezuzah. It is yet the newest contender in a series, donated by philanthropist Shmuel Flato-Sharon. The sofer commissioned was Rav Zalman Michaelshvilli, and the ultra-modern design is said to be influenced by […]

“Largest Mezuzah” installed at the Kotel

What is said to be the largest mezuzah in the world has been placed at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Kotel Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz and Israeli businessman Shmuel Platto-Sharon placed the mezuzah, one of the 3 designed by Salvador Dali, the late prominent Spanish surrealist painter. “The mezuzah is a testament to safe gaurd the […]

Happy July 4th From Mezuzah Master

This American Flag Mezuzah is a great way to diplay your patriotism and Jewish pride. Each signed Mezuzah case is an original handcrafted design that has been kiln fired. It takes about 12 hours from the inception of a piece until the process is complete. Many of the designs require multiple firings. The Artist enjoys […]

The Mezuzah Needs Federal Protection

It is a fundamental requirement of Jewish law that all Jews place a mezuzah on the doorpost of their home. Jewish law actually requires that it be placed on the right side of every room in the home–excluding the bathroom. A mezuzah is a piece of parchment which contains two handwritten paragraphs from the Torah. […]

Tenant refuses to remove mezuzah

Update: Mezuzah Controversy Sparks Legislation

The Connecticut Regional Office of the Anti-Defamation League will join State Senate Majority Leader Martin Looney and Barbara Cadranel, a Stratford condominium owner who was prohibited from displaying a mezuzah on her doorpost, to announce legislation to protect residents’ rights to display mezuzahs and other religious symbols at a press conference on Tuesday, April 10, […]

Stratford Woman Can Keep Mezuzah Where It Is

A Stratford woman will be allowed to keep her religious symbol on the door frame of her condo. Board members at the California Condominiums had told Barbara Cadranel that she would be fined $50 per day for the mezuzah she had attached to the frame of her door. A mezuzah is a small prayer scroll […]

Cleaning for Passover?

Have you begun cleaning for passover yet? Have you noticed that your mezuzah case is looking a little old and outdated? Beautify your home with this beautiful mezuzah cover from MezuzahMaster! The making of this Mezuzah case is routed in the philosophy of capturing the colors, atmosphere, personality, shapes, culture and traditions of Israel All […]