The Torah commands us to affix a special sign - a Mezuzah - on the
right side of every entrance into Jewish houses and on the doorpost of
The Mezuzah assures us of Divine protection.
The Mezuzah itself is written on parchment upon which portions of the
Torah are hand-written by a qualified scribe.
In time, the lettering may fade and, therefore, it is very important
to check the Mezuzah periodically, to insure that it still contains
all the letters.