Classic and simple design, this tubular mezuzah case has a Hebrew letter Shin, which represents "Shaddai", one of G-d's names and also "Shomer" - which means protection. The opening is held together in the center with a filigree belt, which also serves to attach it to the doorframe. The kosher scroll is protected within the mezuzah case. The blessing on the small hand-inscribed parchment scroll and can be purchased separately. The holy texts are written from Deuteronomy to fulfill the mitzvah (Biblical commandment) to "write the words of God on the gates and doorposts of your house". Available in the long version, height 4.52 in x width 0.47 in, or short, height 3.54 in x width 0.47 in. depth 0.71 in. Made in Israel.