mezuza


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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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30, 2010), el tribunal reconocio el derecho que asistia a una residente, a la que esa asociacion le habia retirado y prohibido colocar en la puerta de su apartamento una mezuza judia (esa pequena caja con un pergamino en su interior en el que estan escritos versiculos de la Tora y que los judios colocan en la parte derecha de la jamba de sus puertas como proteccion de sus hogares) y que comenzo un litigio por discriminacion religiosa, de denunciar el hecho y participar activamente en su resolucion segun una ley estatal de Illinois de 2008 (Illinois Anti-Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation Act, Anti-SLAPP).
Whenever she acquired a new mezuza, she invited friends to dinner to join in a celebration of the event.
A mezuza at the entryway would have helped--but the spot on the doorpost where it might have been placed was empty of marks.
Kunitz to the Stockmals for gifts they sent him over the years of their friendship - for the perfectly preserved parchment blessing from inside a mezuza Mr.
Dencik attempts to distinguish between practicing Judaism through celebrating Shabbes, keeping kosher, and having a mezuza on your door, and religious beliefs; he argues that one can be a practitioner without being a believer, and that Jewishness is more than mere religion, but shared social, historical, cultural, and ethic traditions and values developed through thousands of years of Diaspora existence.