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The Mezuzah Question

Posted by: erika on: March 29, 2011

Tradition says that within 20 days of moving into a new home a Mezuzah must be put up.  The mitzvah is found in Deuteronomy and has something to do with the same prayer as wrapping Tefillin and putting on a Tallit.  Oh yes, that famous prayer, the Shema. Mezuzah are to be placed not only at […]

בָּרוּך אַתָּה אַדָנָ-י אֱ-להֵינוּ מֶלֶך הָעוֹלָם אַשֶׁר קִדְשָנוּ בְּמִצְוֹתָיו וְצִוָנוּ לְהַדְלִיק נֵר שֶל שַבָּת קודֶש Transliteration: Baruch atah Adonai Eloheinu, melech ha’olam, asher kid’shanu b’mitzvotav v’tzivanu l’hadlik ner shel Shabbat Translation: Blessed are you, Lord our G‑d, King of the universe, who has sanctified us with His commandments, and commanded us to kindle the light […]


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