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Chabad House is  happy to partner with the Alex and Agnes Lowinger Mezuzah fund, offering a Mezuzah to any full time student at Tufts.

This gift is in memory of Alex and Agnes Lowinger O.B.M

To receive your very own Mezuzah simply fill out the form below and we will coordinate a convenient time to affix the Mezuzah on your door!

***Every mitzvah that we do brings more light and healing to our fractured world. Reach out to the Pittsburgh community and share your mitzvah and words of comfort with them. Click here***


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This mezuzah is a free loan during your time here at Tufts. If you would like to keep the mezuzah as your own beyond that time, let us know.

What is a Mezuzah?

A Mezuzah is a parchment scroll that has been hand-written by a professional scribe. It contains two sections of the Torah that discuss the Jewish faith. Every Mezuzah, no matter how simple or elaborate the exterior casing may be, contains the exact same inscription, the Shema Yisrael: "Hear o' Israel, the L-rd Our G‑d, the L-rd is One." It is traditionally attached to the doorposts of a Jewish home. A 'kosher' Mezuzah can also bring protection and blessing - whether you are home or away - to all the people of Israel.

To read more about the Mezuzah and for details about it's proper placement, Click here.