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Rabbi Ari N. Enkin

Rabbi Ari N. Enkin is a researcher and writer of contemporary halachic issues. He is the author of “The Dalet Amot Halacha Series” (6 Vol.) among other works of halacha. www.rabbienkin.com

Must Men Wear Hats and Jackets for Davening?

October 12, 2015, by

Is one required to wear a hat and jacket when praying, as is common in many orthodox circles? The answer is no. However, one is required to dress in an appropriate and respectful manner that is consistent with the social norms of where one lives.1 In previous generations, a hat and jacket was standard dress