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In Berakhot 30a the Talmud states that one should pray facing Israel and the Beit ha-Mikdash: 
 
The rabbis taught: … One who stands outside the land [of Israel] should direct his heart to Israel, as it says, “And they shall pray to You by way of their land” (I Kings 8:48). One who stands in Israel should direct his heart to Jerusalem, as it says, “And they shall pray to God the way of the city that you have chosen” (I Kings 8:44). One who stands in Jerusalem should direct his heart to the Temple, as it says, “And they shall pray to this house” (II Chronicles 6:32). One who stands in the Temple should direct his heart to the Holy of Holies, as it says, “And they shall pray to this place” (I Kings 8:35). One standing at the Holy of Holies should direct his heart to the house of the ark-covering. One who stands behind the house of the ark-covering should view himself as if he was in front of the ark-covering. One who finds himself in the east of Israel should turn his face to the west. [One who finds himself] in the west of Israel should turn his face to the east. [One who finds himself] in the south of Israel should turn his face to the north. [One who finds himself] in the north should turn his face to the south, so we find that all of Israel are directing their hearts to the same place.[2] Rabbi Avin, or as some say R. Avina, said: What text confirms this? “Your neck is like the tower of David built up with turrets [talpiyyot]” (Song of Songs 4:4)—the elevation (tel) towards which all mouths (piyyot) turn.
 

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