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Does a vacant home require a mezuzah?

by Rabbi Naftali Silberberg

  

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Only a house which is actually inhabited or used by a Jew requires a Mezuzah. A home which is vacant and unused does not require a mezuzah.

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Mezuzah
A rolled up scroll containing certain verses from the Torah which is affixed to the right-hand doorpost of doorways in a Jewish home.