Chicago Mitzvah Campaign, Inc.

Beis Heh
Phone NumberCall 866­-697-2224

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Chicago Mitzvah Campaign, Inc.

Beis Heh
Phone Number866­-697-2224

Medicine isn't the only thing that can help you feel better!

Interior Archways

Proper placement of Mezuzah

QUESTION:
Does the stairwell in Figure 21 require a mezuzah?

ANSWER:
A Halachic authority should be consulted.

Figure 21

QUESTION:
Does the entrance from the passage into the room in Figure 22 require a mezuzah?

ANSWER:
A Halachic authority should be consulted.

Figure 22

QUESTION:
Where should the mezuzah be mounted on the very wide door post shown in Figure 23?

ANSWER:
The mezuzah should be mounted within the 1st handbreadth of the door post as one enters the area requiring a mezuzah.

Figure 23

QUESTION:
Does the entrance with the distant lintel shown in Figure 24 require a mezuzah?

ANSWER:
No mezuzah required.

Figure 24

QUESTION:
Where should the mezuzah be mounted on the very high entrance post shown in Figure 25?

ANSWER:
The mezuzah should be mounted at shoulder height which may not necessarily be within the top third of the entrance.

Figure 25

QUESTION:
Does the entrance with preceding lintel shown in Figure 26 require a mezuzah?

ANSWER:
A Halachic authority should be consulted.

Figure 26

QUESTION:
Does the entrance with the non-aligned lintel shown in Figure 27 require a mezuzah?

ANSWER:
A Halachic authority should be consulted.

Figure 27

QUESTION:
Does the vestibule prior to the door shown in Figure 29 require a mezuzah?

ANSWER:
A Halachic authority should be consulted.

Figure 29

QUESTION:
Does the entrance without the lintel shown in Figure 30 require a mezuzah?

ANSWER:
A mezuzah is not required.

Figure 30

QUESTION:
Where should the mezuzah be mounted when the doors swing out leaving no room to mount the mezuzah as shown in Figure 31?

ANSWER:
The mezuzah should be mounted on the side of the door post as shown.

Figure 31