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Prayer for Lefties

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Question
What arm should a lefty use for Tachanun? What arm should a lefty use when striking the heart during the Amidah and Vidui? Thank you.
Answer
Tachanun - During Shacharit when one wears Tefilin, one should use the arm without Tefilin. During Mincha Tachanun - a lefty should use the right hand. Rav Moshe Feinstein writes that a lefty should use both hands. Striking ones heart should be done with the hand that is most comfortable. Rabbi Yitzchak Grinblat
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