Hiding the thumb-When and why

Hiding the thumb-When and why: In Halacha, we find recorded in the following areas that the thumb is to be hidden: During prayer: There are certain regulations and restrictions of hand positions during the prayer of Shemoneh Esrei, such as not to stand with one’s hands on one’s thighs.[1] As […]

Hiding the thumb-When and why

Hiding the thumb-When and why: In Halacha, we find recorded in the following areas that the thumb is to be hidden: During prayer: There are certain regulations and restrictions of hand positions during the prayer of Shemoneh Esrei, such as not to stand with one’s hands on one’s thighs.[1] As […]