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Why put a mezuzah on the door?

Why put a mezuzah on the door?

In mainstream Rabbinic Judaism, a mezuzah is affixed to the doorpost of Jewish homes to fulfill the mitzvah (Biblical commandment) to “write the words of God on the gates and doorposts of your house” (Deuteronomy 6:9).

What makes a mezuzah scroll kosher?

The actual mitzvah of mezuzah is to write the first two chapters of the Shema on a kosher parchment scroll and attach it to the doorpost of one’s home. All inner rooms require mezuzos on the doorways, even if there is no actual door, as long as the doorway has both a doorpost and a lintel.

How much does a mezuzah scroll cost?

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Can you add a scroll to a mezuzah box?

Mezuzah Scrolls. If you already have a Mezuzah box and just need the scroll to go inside, choose from these Kosher Mezuzah scrolls. If you need Mezuzah box with a scroll inside, go to the Mezuzahs page and you will be able to add the scroll that fits the Mezuzah cover you choose.

How are the mezuzah scrolls of the Torah written?

All of our Mezuzah scrolls are handwritten by a certified Torah scribe on real calf-skin parchment. Each scroll is then scanned into a special computer program that checks it for mistakes. Finally each Mezuzah scroll is checked by our own in house Torah scribe to make sure that it is 100% Kosher.

How is the mezuzah attached to the door?

After the blessing is recited, the mezuzah is attached to the doorpost with nails, glue, or screws, on the right side of the door as one enters the room. Position the mezuzah about a third of the way down from the top of the doorpost.

Where can I buy a mezuzah for home use?

Enjoy our large collection of Mezuzahs. Each Mezuzah can be purchased by itself or with a Kosher Mezuzah scroll. If you select the option to add the scroll we will ship it already inserted and ready to affix to your door! …