What is another word for mezuza?

4 synonyms found


[ mˈɛzjuːzə], [ mˈɛzjuːzə], [ m_ˈɛ_z_j_uː_z_ə]

The word "mezuza" refers to a small parchment scroll containing biblical verses that is placed in a decorative case and affixed to the doorpost of Jewish homes. However, there are several synonyms for this term that are used in different parts of the world. In some countries, "tefillin" or "phylacteries" are used instead of mezuza to refer to the ritual object, while in others "mezuzah" and "mezuzot" are used instead. Additionally, some people refer to the decorative case that holds the scroll as a "mezuzah case" or simply a "case." Regardless of the specific term used, the importance of the mezuza as a symbol of Jewish heritage and faith remains the same.

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  • Other hypernyms:

    judaica, ritual object, prayer scroll, religious artifact, religious inscribed paper.

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