The Mezuzah (lit. “doorpost”) is a small parchment scroll inscribed with specific Hebrew verses. The scrolls are rolled up, inserted into a decorative case and affixed on the right-hand side of the doorpost of Jewish homes with the aim of protecting them. Discover the Mezuzah donated to the Jewish Museum Lecce:

Mezuzah (lit.: Doorpost, a case containing a parchment inscribed with Biblical verses). Inscription with the name of God Shadday, and decorated with a Menorah, the Ten Commandments’ Tablets, and a lion, the symbol of the Tribe of Judah. Israel, 20th century, enamelled metal. Anonymous Israeli donor.

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