Definition of mezuzah
: a small parchment scroll inscribed with Deuteronomy 6:4–9 and 11:13–21 and the name Shaddai and placed in a case fixed to the doorpost by some Jewish families as a sign and reminder of their faith; also : such a scroll and its case
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This plaque was created to commemorate the mezuzah project the congregation had in March and features the names of the donors who made the event possible.
A mezuzah is a parchment inscribed with religious texts and attached in a case to the doorpost of a Jewish house as a sign of faith.
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Origin and Etymology of mezuzah
Hebrew mĕzūzāh doorpost
First Known Use: 1650See Words from the same year
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