[Sephardic Hebrew meez-rahkh; Ashkenazic Hebrew miz-rahkh]
noun Hebrew.
a decorative figure, usually bearing an inscription, that is hung on the eastern wall in Jewish homes or synagogues to indicate the direction to face in prayer.
the eastern wall in a synagogue, which contains the Holy Ark.
Also, mizrach.

mizrāḥ literally, east

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