he/she faces har ha-bait (temple mount) inside the Old City of Jerusalem. When a Muslim prays from the same location the person turns his/her behind toward the Old City of Jerusaelm. This is indeed the reality, one that symbolizes the importance of the city of Jerusalem to a Jew vs. a Muslim. Christians, incidentally, when praying from the same location would also turn their back on the city!
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