Take the 2-minute tour ×
Mi Yodeya is a question and answer site for those who base their lives on Jewish law and tradition and anyone interested in learning more. It's 100% free, no registration required.

When davening by Rabbi Chaim Pinchas Scheinberg one Friday night he did not cover his eyes for Shema.

Are there any sources that suggest merely closing one's eyes for Shema rather than covering them with one's hands?

share|improve this question
    
related - glasses and shema judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/13585/glasses-and-shema –  bondonk Nov 6 '13 at 1:13
    
See Aruch Hashulchan seif 3 –  sam Nov 6 '13 at 2:10
    
Didn't Rabbi Chaim Pinchas Scheinberg die a year ago? –  Double AA Nov 7 '13 at 1:22
    
@DoubleAA yes, this was several years ago –  bondonk Nov 7 '13 at 10:56
    
Why did you write "Shlita" after his name then? –  Double AA Nov 7 '13 at 15:07
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.