F.I.N.D.s* – A Mezuzah on the Door

Jewish mezuzah, jewish home

When one of our sweet grandkids was two years old, and when he'd toddle into our home for a visit, he loved reconfirming that everything was where he knew it would be. He especially liked when we held him in our arms and carried him to this mezuzah on the doorpost of Grandpa's office. He’d put out his little hand to touch it, then kiss his fingers, mimicking what he saw us do. Did he see it the way Anita Diamant described in Living a Jewish Life?  The little box or cylinder affixed to the doorways of Jewish homes is a clue, a reminder, a sign of welcome, a decoration, an amulet, and a … [Read more...]