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Why do we stand with both feet together while reciting the amidah?

by Rabbi Simcha Bart

  

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We do so to emulate the angels who appear to have one foot as it says in Ezekiel1: “And their legs were straight legs.”
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  • 1. 1:7.

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Ezekiel
1. Major Jewish prophet who lived in the 5th century BCE. 2. One of the 24 books of the Bible, containing the prophecies which Ezekiel transmitted.