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Where to put a Mezuzah on an arch

Posted on January 03, 2010 by Aaron Shaffier | 0 comments
Here's a question I recently got by email:

Shalom. There is a wall with an arch that runs from one end of my house across to the other end with living areas on both sides. When going through the arch toward the back of the house I’m entering the den, kitchen, and breakfast area. When going through the arch toward the front of the house I’m entering a living room and dining room. Should I have mezuzahs at the right of the arch on both sides? Debra

Here is what I answered:

Dear Debra, You only put the Mezuzah on one side. The main way to determine which side is by assessing the natural flow of traffic through the house when entering from the front door. It sounds from your email like it is more common to go from the living/dining room to the den/kitchen first. If that is the case then you would put the Mezuzah on the right side as you enter the kitchen/den.


Aaron Shaffier
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