mezuza mezuza

Definition(s):

  • (n) religious texts from Deuteronomy inscribed on parchment and rolled up in a case that is attached to the doorframe of many Jewish households in accordance with Jewish law

Usage(s):

  • Fullback Matt Snell, a Methodist, wore a silver mezuzah sent to him by a Jewish friend.

News

  • Hungary Designer Has a Little Dreidel (and a Menorah)

    A Hungarian Jewish startup has an avant-garde approach to making menorahs and dreidels. Next up: modernist mezuzas and Seder plates. Click here for the rest of the article...
    on November 27, 2013     Source: The Forward

Quotes

  • "I see a wide coalition, a national unity government, with [Labor chairman Ehud] Barak as defense minister and with a strong social activist leaning and Jewish values thanks to Shas. Shas will be the mezuza of the government," Yishai added....
    on Feb 4, 2009 By: Eli Yishai Source: Jerusalem Post

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