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We live in a square made up of 8 buildings with 4 entrances. We have doorposts connected by a string at every entrance, as an Eruv. When a neighbour - some 15 years ago - made a bris at home and invited Reb Chaim Kanievsky שליט"א to be Sandek, he noticed this. He paskened that we need a Mezuza at each entrance. As a result we replaced the string with a ...


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The Kitzur Shulchan Aruch in סימן יא - הלכות מזוזה says that a Mezuza must be placed in the upper 3rd of the doorpost, but at least a Tefach (about 8 cm, 3") away from the lintel. סעיף ה': מְקוֹמָהּ מִתְּחִלַּת שְׁלִישׁ הָעֶלְיוֹן שֶׁל גֹּבַהּ הַשָּׁעַר. קְבָעָהּ לְמַעְלָה מִזֶּה, כְּשֵׁרָה, וְהוּא שֶׁיַּרְחִיקֶנָּה מִן הַמַּשְׁקוֹף טֶפַח. קְבָעָהּ ...


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A mezuzah case is really only a way to extend the halachik doorpost such that there is no need to actually insert the klaf into the doorpost itself, so inherently, size should not be a halachik issue. Even with regard to the mezuzah klaf (parchment) itself, as long as it can fit in the appropriate place on the doorpost (bottom of top third, not within the ...



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