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Tuesday, August 28, 2012
World's Largest Mezuzah at Western Wall
The world’s largest Mezuzah has been affixed to a passageway near the Western Wall in Jerusalem by Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitz, Rav of the Kotel, and Mr. Shmuel Flatto-Sharon, the Mezuzah’s sponsor.
The Mezuzah case is made entirely of bronze and weights 88 pounds; it is about 4.5 feet tall and a little less than a foot wide.
The parchment scroll is about 2 feet by 2 feet, and was written with a quill by the veteran scribe Rabbi Zalman Michaelshvili.
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