I've Always Wondered
What Is Inside that Mezuzah? Originally Published August 17-18, 2018.

A mezuzah (מְזוּזָה , literally “door jamb,” pluralמְזוּזוֹת‬  mezuzot) consists of a piece of parchment enclosed in a case.  The parchment (the “klaf”) holds verses from Devarim (Deuteronomy) 6:4-9 and 11:13-21.  Included in those verses is the Shema, which tells us to affix “these words” - the instructions to love and teach and talk, etc., […]

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