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Netherlands: Mezuzah smashed, swastika carved at Jewish student's home

Netherlands: Mezuzah smashed, swastika carved at Jewish student's home

Maastricht University student comes home to find his home vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti, mezuzah ripped from door.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 18/02/2021 18:10
Haredi celeb and Israeli models team up to affix mezuzah

Haredi celeb and Israeli models team up to affix mezuzah

Melech Zilbershlag, Eden Pines, and Mishel Gerzig affix mezuzah at Emunah Bet Elazraki Children's Home in NetanyaYehonatan Gottlieb, 08/12/2020 13:24
Missionaries in Israel selling fake mezuzahs

Missionaries in Israel selling fake mezuzahs

"Messianic Jews" in Israel selling empty mezuzot cases bearing Christian symbols to Russian-speaking Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/12/2020 11:46
Gantz affixes new mezuzah at his home

Gantz affixes new mezuzah at his home

Hours before his departure for Washington, Defense Minister affixes mezuzah with help of Chabad emissary in Rosh HaAyin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2020 00:06
Chief Rabbi David Lau: Stop kissing mezuzahs to lower coronavirus risk

Chief Rabbi David Lau: Stop kissing mezuzahs to lower coronavirus risk

Israel chief Ashkenazi rabbi asks Jews to stop kissing mezuzahs because of coronavirus, European rabbinical group publishes own directives.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 05/03/2020 08:09
Watch: Jewish student teaches mezuzah thief a lesson

Watch: Jewish student teaches mezuzah thief a lesson

Maddy Gun, Jewish student and member of Chabad on Campus at MSU, had her mezuzah ripped of her doorpost. This is what she did.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2020 21:43
IDF installs mezuzahs on doorposts of soldiers' bunks

IDF installs mezuzahs on doorposts of soldiers' bunks

IDF places 6,000 mezuzahs on doorposts of soldiers' living quarters, says anyone missing a mezuzah should speak to his unit rabbi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2020 14:53
Haifa woman arrested for vandalizing mezuzahs

Haifa woman arrested for vandalizing mezuzahs

About six months ago, the suspect was arrested for similar acts and criminal proceedings were opened against her.Michal Levi, 05/01/2020 22:44
Deri: 'Shas is the mezuzah of the Likud'

Deri: 'Shas is the mezuzah of the Likud'

Shas launches election campaign; Deri: 'We went to elections because of one man: Liberman; We supported and support Netanyahu.'Eliran Aharon, 22/07/2019 15:41
California bill will ensure the right to hang mezuzahs

California bill will ensure the right to hang mezuzahs

New bill bars landlords and condominium associations from banning 'display of religious items' on doorframes.Gabe Stutman, JTA, 11/07/2019 15:32
Vandals smear feces on mezuzah in Haifa

Vandals smear feces on mezuzah in Haifa

Haifa woman returns home to find mezuzah at her front door desecrated with feces. 'Something has happened to this neighborhood.'Hezki Baruch, 22/05/2019 13:49
The Christian Senator asked for a mezuzah

The Christian Senator asked for a mezuzah

Senator Mike Lee, who is close to the administration, asked the head of the Shomron Council to affix a mezuzah at the door of his office.Nitsan Keidar, 20/03/2019 23:22
Mezuzah repression: A new sign of the times?

Mezuzah repression: A new sign of the times?

Jewish people use mezuzahs to identify a Jewish home, but in 2018 anti-Semitism put mezuzahs under attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/01/2019 18:25
UK company apologizes for threatening to strip tenants’ mezuzahs

UK company apologizes for threatening to strip tenants’ mezuzahs

British housing company issues apology after it threatened to strip Jewish tenants' mezuzahs.JTA, 26/11/2018 14:52
Mezuzahs Room By Room

Mezuzahs Room By Room

Many Jewish homes choose to have a different mezuzah to match the mood, function, and decor of each unique room.Judaica Web Store, 23/10/2018 17:08
French Jewish family told to remove mezuzah outside apartment

French Jewish family told to remove mezuzah outside apartment

'We remind you no personal object may be presented in public areas, request you move mezuzah inside; Thank you for your understanding.'JTA and Mordechai Sones, 11/07/2018 01:13
NY Governor Andrew Cuomo puts mezuzah in Governor's mansion

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo puts mezuzah in Governor's mansion

Governor Cuomo receives mezuzah from Jewish school, places it at entrance to official residence in state capital of Albany.David Rosenberg, 18/06/2018 11:52
Everything you need to know about the mezuzah

Everything you need to know about the mezuzah

Mezuzahs hang on every Jewish doorpost across the world, but how much do you really know about the iconic little boxes?Sponsored Content, 11/06/2018 13:51
Judaica Fact-file: Mezuzah

Judaica Fact-file: Mezuzah

Found on Jewish doorways across the world, the mezuzah is an instantly recognizable icon for Judaism. But what is the mezuzah?JWG, 02/05/2018 10:49
Hurricane Harvey survivor distributes mezuzahs to those in need

Hurricane Harvey survivor distributes mezuzahs to those in need

Chava Gal-Or has been distributing mezuzahs for free to Jewish hurricane victims.JTA - Mordechai Sones, 14/11/2017 21:20
Army Rabbinate neglecting mezuzahs?

Army Rabbinate neglecting mezuzahs?

NGO claims that many army bases have invalid mezuzahs - or none at all.Orly Harari, 27/09/2016 12:36
Mezuzah stolen from Manhattan home

Mezuzah stolen from Manhattan home

Rabbi says New York police refused to process a complaint after a mezuzah was stolen from his Manhattan home, claims he is not the first.Ben Shaul, Shoshana Miskin, 17/03/2016 16:06
Radio hosts blast 'Respect the Mezuzah' campaign

Radio hosts blast 'Respect the Mezuzah' campaign

Anti-religious radio presenter Natan Zehavi lashes out at 'primitive' new campaign encouraging respect for mezuzahs.Shlomo Pietrekovsky, 22/10/2015 12:45
World's Biggest Mezuzah a Guinness World Record?

World's Biggest Mezuzah a Guinness World Record?

Traditional parchment casing fashioned in gold and silver is nearly six feet high. Will it set a record?Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2015 12:05
Severe Mezuzah Shortage in the IDF

Severe Mezuzah Shortage in the IDF

One man's investigation indicates the IDF buys 6,000 mezuzahs annually but only 15% are kosher.Rafael Levy, 14/06/2015 17:06
Synagogue Worshippers 'Sick' Over  Desecration

Synagogue Worshippers 'Sick' Over Desecration

Congregants at a Ra'anana synagogue were shocked to discover the scrawling - in blood - of swastikas and crosses on mezuzahs.Moshe Cohen, 03/06/2015 18:07
Bedouin Woman Gets 12 Years for Triple Infanticide

Bedouin Woman Gets 12 Years for Triple Infanticide

A Bedouin woman who cruelly murdered her 3 children and wounded the fourth will be free in five years's time.Gil Ronen, 31/05/2015 22:27
'Mezuzah Kisser' Critic Garbuz Puts One Up Himself

'Mezuzah Kisser' Critic Garbuz Puts One Up Himself

Yair Garbuz, the man who may have lost the election for the left by slamming 'mezuzah kissers,' joined the ranks of those he criticized.Moshe Cohen, 31/05/2015 21:53
Bennett: The 'Primitive Mezuzah Kissers' Will Win

Bennett: The 'Primitive Mezuzah Kissers' Will Win

Bennett responds to leftist rally condemnation of religious, saying elections are for the Jewish nature of Israel.Yaakov Levi, 11/03/2015 21:35
70-Year-Old 'Perfect' Mezuzah Found in Poland

70-Year-Old 'Perfect' Mezuzah Found in Poland

As part of project to memoralize Jews who disappeared in Holocaust, remarkable discovery made on doorpost in Przemysl.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 05/01/2015 10:11
Shots Fired at Jewish Owned Print Shop in Paris

Shots Fired at Jewish Owned Print Shop in Paris

After shots fired at a synagogue and kosher restaurant in Paris, bullet holes were found at door of a Jewish print shop Friday.Cynthia Blank, 28/12/2014 14:14
Come And See

Come And See

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Again: Cave of Machpelah Mezuzah Torn Out

Again: Cave of Machpelah Mezuzah Torn Out

The desecration was caught on security camera footage and suspects were detained.Gil Ronen, 03/08/2013 22:04
Long Island Jew Claims He Was Evicted Over Mezuzah

Long Island Jew Claims He Was Evicted Over Mezuzah

An Orthodox Jew living in Long Island is claiming that he has been evicted by his landlady after refusing to remove his mezuzahRina Tzvi , 16/07/2013 18:23
Rabbis: Judaism Means Loving Non-Jews

Rabbis: Judaism Means Loving Non-Jews

Rabbis clarify Judaism’s position on non-Jews, women’s role in light of IDF mezuzah controversy.Maayana Miskin, 24/04/2013 09:31
Mezuzah Prayer Case Unveiled at Polish Museum

Mezuzah Prayer Case Unveiled at Polish Museum

Poland's chief rabbi unveils a special prayer case at a new Jewish museum, days before 70th anniversary of Warsaw ghetto uprising.Arutz Sheva staff, 15/04/2013 10:03
New Technology Leads NYPD to Mezuzah Arsonist

New Technology Leads NYPD to Mezuzah Arsonist

A new technology helped the NYPD track-down the man who was suspected of torching a dozen mezuzahs in Brooklyn last week. Arutz Sheva staff, 14/04/2013 14:50
Mezuzahs are Being Burned in Brooklyn

Mezuzahs are Being Burned in Brooklyn

Remember when Mayor Rudolph Guiliani expelled Yassar Arafat from Lincoln Center in 1995? That's the kind of reaction we need.Trooper Amy Barath, 13/04/2013 22:23
Australian Benefactor Saves Chabad Yeshiva

Australian Benefactor Saves Chabad Yeshiva

A longtime supporter of Chabad-Lubavitch was able to avert financial crisis that threatened its Australian headquarters. Rachel Hirshfeld , 25/12/2012 03:44
Mezuzahs in '911' Deep Secret Bunker in Tel Aviv

Mezuzahs in '911' Deep Secret Bunker in Tel Aviv

American media has just discovered its government is helping Israel build a “secret” underground bunker - with aluminum-encased mezuzot. Chana Ya'ar, 24/12/2012 23:47
'World's Largest Mezuzah' Affixed at Kotel

'World's Largest Mezuzah' Affixed at Kotel

Bronze mezuzah is 1.4 meters long, 25 cm. wide, and weighs 40 kg. The parchment is 60 cm. high.Hezki Baruch & Gil Ronen, 28/08/2012 03:14
Mezuzah Ban Reversed

Mezuzah Ban Reversed

Connecticut condominium association reversed its decision to ban the display of mezuzahs; Jewish residents will not be forced to pay fine. Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/04/2012 13:23
MK Places Mezuzah on New Jewish Home in Hevron

MK Places Mezuzah on New Jewish Home in Hevron

Kadima MK Otniel Schneller placed a mezuzah Sunday on the building in Hevron bought by Jews from Arabs last week.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 01/04/2012 12:48
Chabad Youth Check Mezuzah, Find Cross

Chabad Youth Check Mezuzah, Find Cross

Chabad youth check Israel’s mezuzahs, find only 40 percent kosher. One scroll was covered in Christian imagery.Maayana Miskin, 13/09/2011 08:55
Amsterdam: Shoah Mezuzahs Found

Amsterdam: Shoah Mezuzahs Found

"I feel like I have received warm regards from my Holocaust victim grandparents whom I never knew," says Miriam Hanina. Hillel Fendel, 13/06/2011 15:26
J'lem Home is Jewish Again

J'lem Home is Jewish Again

150 years after its loss, Beit Shechter in Jerusalem's Muslim Quarter returned to Jews thanks to an American who bought it. Mezuzah slot fouElad Benari and Hezki Baruch, 27/05/2011 05:15