Reddit User Finds Mezuzah And Respectfully Asks Jewish Community About It

01/18/2014 10:09 pm ET | Updated Jan 25, 2014

Reddit user booradius from the San Fernando Valley in Calif. wasn't sure what to do with the mezuzah that previous tenants left on the house, so they turned to Reddit's r/Judaism section for advice.

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The online Jewish community was touched by booradius' respect for their sacred artifact, applauding the Reddit user for their care.

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A mezuzah is a parchment scroll often encased in a small decorative case, on which the Shema prayer is handwritten by a scribe. They are often affixed to the door posts of a Jewish home, for a protective purpose.

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Thanks, booradius, for showing the world how the Internet can be used for good.

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