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Can A Man Ask His Wife to Affix A Mezuzah?
Q: I will be supervising the move into our new house as my husband will only be home in the evening. I would like to wait for my husband to do affix the mezuzot, but my brother in Israel told me I should put them up right away by myself as soon as the furniture is delivered. Can’t I wait?
A: Ordinarily, a married woman should defer to her husband to affix the mezuzot. But if this will cause an unnecessary delay, she should do it herself. A husband may choose to share the mitzvah with his wife, just as he may choose to share it with other persons of honor, such as a revered rabbi.
Incidentally, a mezuzah can be affixed at night.
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