When leaving shul after davening, I've seen some people walking out backwards.

Is this a halacha?

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Orach Chaim 132:5 Magen Avraham 6 says that one should not walk out of the Shul with his back to the Heichal.

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    Is this a halacha or a recommendation? Commented Nov 11, 2014 at 15:52

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