What is a mezuzah? A mezuza can be described as a rectangular case that contains two chapters from the Torah that is written in Hebrew by a hand on a piece of parchment. It can also be defines as a piece of parchment with a designed decorative casing in which this parchment is put.The Torah has verses from the Old Testament Deuteronomy 6:4-9 and 11:13-21. This is a prayer that quotes the bible verse. It reads "Hear O Israel, GOD is our GOD, GOD is one."