Mezuzah Stories

Health issues resolved

Welcome to the Maven's haven. Thank you for knocking on our door. Kiss the Mezuzah and step right in. MEZUZAH STORIES "We heard many inexplicable healing stories from friends demonstrating the power that lies in correcting the defects that can appear on these small...

Written by a holy sofer

Welcome to the Maven's haven. Thank you for knocking on our door. Kiss the Mezuzah and step right in. MEZUZAH STORIES "There's a story told by Rav Yosef Karo (author of the Shulchan Aruch) about a city that had a great sofer (scribe) who was very pure and holy. Once...

Protected by the Mezuzah

Welcome to the Maven's haven. Thank you for knocking on our door. Kiss the Mezuzah and step right in. MEZUZAH STORIES Rabbi Yoseph Samuels, of Chabad of Downtown, explained the mitzvah’s importance: “The connection between God and the Jewish people is through...

TIME OUT

Welcome to the Maven's haven. Thank you for knocking on our door. Kiss the Mezuzah and step right in. MEZUZAH STORIES  As I sat, writing down these stories, my phone rang. A good friend of mine called with some sad news. His mother, who is currently visiting Israel,...

EVERY LETTER COUNTS

Welcome to the Maven's haven. Thank you for knocking on our door. Kiss the Mezuzah and step right in. MEZUZAH STORIES  T.L. had suffered two mild heart attacks and had given his Mezuzot a thorough check after each attack yet they all seemed to be fine. No sofer seemed...

THEY WATCH YOUR HEALTH

Welcome to the Maven's haven. Thank you for knocking on our door. Kiss the Mezuzah and step right in. MEZUZAH STORIES  These pair of Tefillin (see below) were worn by Mr. M.B. of Boro Park for twenty-four years. He had them checked a few times, but no one found the...

NO MORE ROBBERIES

Welcome to the Maven's haven. Thank you for knocking on our door. Kiss the Mezuzah and step right in. MEZUZAH STORIES When Mr. L.W.'s house was robbed for the second time he decided to have his Mezuzot checked. The Mezuza he had affixed to his front door appears...

A Present For The King

Welcome to the Maven's haven. Thank you for knocking on our door. Kiss the Mezuzah and step right in. MEZUZAH STORIES The Parthian king, Artiban, once sent a priceless jewel to Rabbi Judah the Prince (135 c.e. - 220 c.e.), who was the compiler of the Mishna and one of...

A FRACTURED HAND

Welcome to the Maven's haven. Thank you for knocking on our door. Kiss the Mezuzah and step right in. MEZUZAH STORIES Yanki had broken his hand twice, less than six months after his Bar Mitzvah. Once he fell off his bike, and the second time he slipped down a flight...

A Refua For The Sick Children

Welcome to the Maven's haven. Thank you for knocking on our door. Kiss the Mezuzah and step right in. MEZUZAH STORIES The following true story comes from Rabbi Yitzchok Scherman, a Rebbi at Yeshiva Torah Temimah. Here's how he tells it:  "A child in my first grade...