Mezuza in Tree House

Question: Does a tree house in one’s yard require a mezuza if it has the requisite dimensions? With a bracha? Answer: If the tree house is a permanent edifice and… Read more »

18/09/2016

Mezuzah

Question: A male relative of mine unfortunately, rachmana l’tzlan, married a non-Jewish woman. She had a huge inheritance from her late father and bought the house they presently live in…. Read more »

05/09/2016

Taking down mezuzot?

Question: Hello, I am currently renting an apartment with roommates in Israel. When I moved in, there was a mezuzah on my bedroom door, but there wasn’t a mezuzah on… Read more »

04/09/2016

Mezuza Removal

I am renting an apartment. If I put up my own Mezuzot, can I take them down with the termination of the rental? Answer: Mezuzos should not be taken down… Read more »

29/11/2015

Mezuzah for Garage

Shalom, Does a garage door require a mezuzah? Does a detached garage require a mezuzah (at least on the entryway if not for the garage door)? Thank you. Answer: Yes,… Read more »

02/03/2015

Velcro for Mezuzah

Can I use Velcro for attaching mezuzot? Answer: Yes, this is fine, though it is better to use nails or strong double-sided tape. Velcro seems to be better than scotch… Read more »

23/01/2015

Taz in Writing Mezuzos

I read there are three versions of Mezuzah writing stumah and ptuchah between parshiyot: Rambam, Rosh, TaZ. Do Ashkenazim accept an opinion of TaZ (David ha-Levi Segal)? Answer: Yes, the… Read more »

19/12/2014

Mezuzah Fell Off

Hi, my mezuza fell down on shabbat. What should I do! Answer: You should put up the mezuzah again, with a berachah. This is similar to the case of a… Read more »

01/01/2013

Bracha for Mezuza

Mezuzos were put up for a business set up in an apartment & no bracha was made. Now, temporary guests will be sleeping there. Should a bracha be made now?… Read more »

16/12/2011