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Mezuza, pl. mezuzot (mih-zoo-zah,mih-zoo-zoht) — lit., Doorpost; parchment written with two paragraphs from the Torah and attached to the doorpost
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Mezuza: Parts
Mezuza: God's Name on Outside
A mezuza scroll should be rolled from left to right so that...
Mezuza: Which Buildings Require
Mezuza: Where People Live
Only buildings in which people live need a mezuza, so you do not need...
Mezuza: Which Doors
Mezuza: Which Doors: All Doors Except...
Each door needs a mezuza except for a: Bathroom, or a...
Mezuza: Which Doors
Mezuza: Which Doors: Arches
Place a mezuza on doors or gates, even if they have an arch on top...
Mezuza: Which Doors
Mezuza: Which Doors: Balcony
Any covered balcony over 50 square feet requires a mezuza .  
Mezuza: Placement
Mezuza: Placement
Mezuza: Placement: Door Frame Place the mezuza outside the door...
Mezuza: Placement
Mezuza: Placement: Balcony
Place a balcony door mezuza on the right side of the doorway as you...
Mezuza: Blessing
Mezuza: Blessing
When you attach a mezuza to the correct doorpost, affix it at the...
Mezuza: Blessing
Mezuza: Blessing If Mezuza Falls Off
Say the blessing again when you replace a mezuza that falls off.  
Mezuza: Blessing
Mezuza: Blessing If You Removed Mezuza
Don’t say a new blessing when you replace a mezuza that you took...
Mezuza: Kissing
Mezuza: Kissing: Custom
Kissing a mezuza (and tefilin) is not halacha but rather a custom...
Mezuza: Bedroom
Mezuza: Bedroom
You may not be naked or have intercourse in a room with a ...
Mezuza: When To Affix Outside Eretz Yisrael
Mezuza: When To Affix Outside Eretz Yisrael: Renting for Fewer Than 30 Days
Outside of Eretz Yisrael , you do not need to affix a mezuza (even...
Mezuza: Which Buildings Require
Mezuza: Buildings Regularly Used with a Person's Home
Mezuzot must be placed on any buildings used with a person's home....
Introduction to Mezuza
Introduction to Mezuza
A mezuza (pl., mezuzot ) is a small, sofer -inscribed parchment...
Mezuza: Which Buildings Require
Mezuza: Hotel Rooms
We do not normally affix mezuzot to hotel rooms, even when we would be...
Mezuza: Placement
Mezuza: Placement: Right Side of Doorway
Attach a mezuza to the right side of the doorway as you follow...
Mezuza: When To Affix Outside Eretz Yisrael
Mezuza: When To Affix Outside Eretz Yisrael: Buying (or Renting for More Than 30 Days)
Outside of Eretz Yisrael , you must affix a mezuza immediately once...
Mezuza: Parts
Mezuza: Covers
Mezuzot are not required by halacha to have covers ( sheitels )....
Mezuza: Kissing
Mezuza: Kissing: Which To Kiss
If your custom is to kiss mezuzot, only kiss them when entering...
Mezuza: Checking
Mezuza: Checking: How Often
Have your mezuzot checked twice every seven years.
Mezuza: Removal
Mezuza: Removal: Do Not Remove When...
Do not remove your mezuzot if you: Leave your house, even...
Sheimot: How To Dispose of
Sheimot: Disposal
These holy writings ( tashmishei kedusha ) may not be thrown directly...
Mezuza: When To Affix in Eretz Yisrael
Mezuza: When To Affix in Eretz Yisrael
In Eretz Yisrael , whether you buy or rent, you must affix mezuzot...
Introduction to What Is Halacha
Introduction to What Is Halacha
“ Be holy because I, the Lord your God, am holy.”...
Hidur Mitzva/Mehadrin
Hidur Mitzva/Mehadrin
Almost all mitzvot may be enhanced by: Making them...
Introduction to Holy Written Objects
Introduction to Holy Written Objects
By surrounding ourselves with reminders of the commandments and with...
Chol HaMoed: Expert Work
Chol HaMoed: No Expert Work
You may not do “expert” or “professional” work...
Eruv: Porches, Awnings
Porches and Awnings as Eruv
In general, porches and awnings on the outside of a house will not...

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