Brown Mezuzah Hamsa and Star Design with Genuine Crystals, Hand Painting Enamel
Dimension: 6.3" L
*** It comes with a beautiful gift box
What is a mezuzah?
The Hebrew word mezuzah means
“doorpost.” According to tradition, the mezuzah is to be affixed to the
doorpost at the
entrance to a Jewish home as well as at the entrance to
each of the interior rooms except for bathrooms. The mezuzah
itself consists of a small scroll of parchment (k’laf ) on which are written two biblical passages. The first is Deuteronomy
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
doorposts of thy house and upon thy gates” (Deuteronomy 6:9).
The mezuzah distinguishes a Jewish home and is a
and symbol to all those who enter that a sense of Jewish identity and
commitment exists in that household.
The mezuzah reminds us that our
homes are holy places and that we should act accordingly—when we enter