mezuzah


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Synonyms for mezuzah

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

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We reached a square lined with tourist shops, and I looked around for a mezuzah store.
Mezuzah is unlikely to reverse the form with Game Lad and could be well be beaten by the other.
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We're turning the shards into a mezuzah [a box that holds a prayer scroll]," says Nikki.
Lincolneurocruiser and Ermine Grey bolted the full length of the track and were withdrawn, but there were no problems on the second attempt with the race won by Mezuzah.
The frame of her office door contains a mezuzah, a small rectangular case found on many Jewish homes that serves as a symbolic reminder of the presence of God.
In addition, a raffle was held and each person was given an additional piece of Judaica such as a mezuzah, Sabbath candles or a tallit.
These items range from glass beads for protection against the evil eye, to the mezuzah found on door frames, to the hamsa (five fingered hand), engraved pendants, tiny boxes containing special prayers, Aaron's breastplate, the knots on the prayer shawl, the teffilin, henna hand and foot painting, amulets from the Sefer Raziel that protect newborn infants from evil forces, and so much more.
When Chicago alderman Burt Natarus read about the mezuzah dust-up in the Jewish Star, he concluded there oughta be a law.
There was another easy winner when 50-1 chance San Antonio, wearing blinkers for the first time, took the Strawberry Hill Classified Stakes by five lengths from Mezuzah.
The mezuzah on the doorway complements the vejigante Afro-Puerto Rican mask on the wall; we celebrate Pesach (Passover) with his family, and Christmas with mine; I read from a Spanish hagaddah (book that tells the Passover story) and he sings aguinaldos (traditional Puerto Rican carols) to my elderly aunts.
Except for the menorah on the mantelpiece and the angled mezuzah stuck on the right hand upper corner of the living-room door frame, it was a typical Middle Eastern home with an unmistakably Arabic atmosphere in the heart of London.
Despite the mezuzah on the door frame, Hans takes this news mildly and offers the rattled, injured kid a refuge.
A menorah and a mezuzah will join the collection this holiday season.