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Ask The Rabbi: Inauguration Prayer of King Solomon

Question: Why is it that according to Judaism one should face east when praying? I saw a sign in a friend’s home that said “East” in Hebrew, and when I asked what it’s for, my friend told me it was a reminder of the direction for prayer. Thank you. Thanks for this service. AskTheRabbi.org answered: Praying while facing east is a type of misconception. I also know many people who have such decorative ...

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