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Aaron Shaffier

What Blessing is Said on the Mezuzah?

Get your Mezuzah Ready Just before you affix the Mezuzah you say the traditional Mezuzah blessing. You can say it in Hebrew or translated to any language you understand. First get the Mezuzah in position with your nails ready or the double sided tape peeled. Make sure you know how high and on what side of the door you want to affix the Mezuzah. When you are all ready, say the Mezuzah Blessing and then immediately, without talking, affix the Mezuzah. The Mezuzah Blessing Here is the Mezuzah Blessing in Hebrew, transliterated to English and in English: Baruch Ata Adonai...

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Aaron Shaffier

Mezuzah Store now has an affiliate program

For quite some time, we have gotten requests from Synagogues, day schools and other organizations as well as individuals for an affiliate program. Well, now we have one!  What is an affiliate program? Let's say you are the chairperson of your Synagogues building fund. Or on the board of your child's day school and you are looking for a way to raise funds. Creating an account with our affiliate program can help you raise funds by earning a percentage of every purchase referred by you or your organization.  Here's how it works When you sign up for an account with...

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Aaron Shaffier

We are adding videos to our product pages!

Check this out! We have started to make short video clips of many of our Mezuzahs. We think these clips will really help you picture the product you are looking at and make it easier to choose which Mezuzahs you would like to buy. We hope to add videos to most of our products over the next few weeks. Today we set up the first few and we want you guys to get a sneak preview. Here they are: Spring Blossoms Mezuzah Angel Mezuzah - Blue Silver Mezuzah - Paisley Silver Mezuzah - Ellipse Birchat HaBayit Mezuzah Check them out...

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Aaron Shaffier

What does the Mezuzah have to do with Hanukkah?

The Mezuzah on the Right and the Hanukkah Menorah on the Left The Talmud in Tractate Shabbat states that one should place the Hanukkah Menorah to the left of the door and the Mezuzah to the right. This is referring to the original custom where people would light their Menorahs outside their front door to the left of the door. They would place the Menorah very low to the ground in order to make it perfectly clear that the lights were not for our use, but only to publicize the Hanukkah miracle. By having the Mezuzah on one side and...

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