Breastplate with Menorah Car Mezuzah
Silver plated mezuzah decorated with the Breastplate (worn by the High Priest with 12 stones representing the Twelve Tribes of Israel), Menorah and the first letter of the word "G-d" in Hebrew ("El Shaddai").
Enclosed in gift box is a non-kosher parchment with the Travelers Prayer (Psalms. xci). "May it be your will, Lord our God and God of our ancestors, to guide us in peace, to sustain us in peace, to lead us to our desired destination in health and joy and peace, and to bring us home in peace. Save us from every enemy and disaster on the way, and from all calamities that threaten the world."
The Breastplate or Hoshen was worn by the High Priest in the times of the Holy Temple. It had 12 stones symbolizing the Twelve Tribes of Israel.
Tribe & Stone: Reuben – Ruby, Shimon– Peridot or Topaz, Levi – Emerald, Judah – Garnet, Issachar – Sapphire, Zebulun – Diamond, Dan – Opal, Gad– Amethyst,
Naphtali – Agate, Asher – Aquamarine, Joseph – Onyx, Benjamin – Jasper
The Mezuzah is a symbol that can be seen on the right-hand doorpost in every Jewish household or car. It acknowledges God's sovereignty over the home. Within is a hand-inscribed parchment bearing a blessing.
Having a mezuzah on the car door, touching it and then touching the lips, reminds us to keep the word of God on our lips as we enter and leave the car.
Height - 2 Inches / 5 cm
Imported from Israel