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Rick Perry’s Texas-Sized Mezuzah

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The Rick Perry Mezuzah (next to a standard four-inch mezuzah).(Mezuzah Store)

Thanks to a law signed by Texas governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry as well as the ingeniousness of the Mezuzah Store, a more than two-foot-long mezuzah made out of a single piece of Jerusalem stone can be yours for only $999—scroll not included.

Following complaints that condominiums were banning the display of large ones, Texas passed (under Perry’s signature) a law that codified the right to bear mezuzot up to a certain size. While a standard mezuzah—the one you probably have—is four inches long, Texas’ so-called Mezuzah Law protects all mezuzot up to 25 inches. And yet the one-of-a-kind Rick Perry Mezuzah is 26 inches long: a statement, and a dare. This is, after all, Texas.

“It can, of course, accommodate any size Mezuzah scroll.” That sounds like another dare. We put it to you, Mezuzah Store: can you craft a Mezuzah big enough to hold The Scroll?

The Rick Perry Mezuzah [Mezuzah Store]

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lazer says:

FYI – the scroll is the mezuzah; the box is just a box

Joop Kaashoek says:

What is next? Burning heretics at the stake again? Do people ever learn or keep going back to 2000 years ago?

It’s really nice to see someone got it! We had a few people complain that we are supporting a bigot for President and others complain that we are making fun of Rick Perry. We’re just trying to have fun!

Bonnie Freundlich says:

Re. the Rick Perry-Mezzuzah story: don’t you guys know that the mezzuzah is the parchment inside the case and not the case itself?

so size does matter!


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Rick Perry’s Texas-Sized Mezuzah

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