Definición de Mizrach en inglés

Mizrach

(also Mizrah)

Pronunciación /ˈmɪzrɑːx/

nombre

Judaism
  • 1The east.

  • 2A plaque hung on the east wall of a room to indicate the direction of Jerusalem.

    Jewish law requires the worshipper to face the direction of Jerusalem when in prayer, particularly when reciting the ‘Amidah’.

Origen

Late 19th century. From modern Hebrew mizrāḥ (in biblical Hebrew ‘sunrise, east’) from zāraḥ to rise.