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Mizrach Compass - מצפן לירושלים

By RustyBrick, Inc.

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


Requires: iPhone 3GS.

The Mizrach compass is designed to help you know in which direction Jewish people pray. Technically, it plots the location of the Kodesh Hakodashim (31° 46' 40.8" N, 35° 14' 7.44" E), which is near the Kotel (Western Wall) in Jerusalem. It then uses your current longitude, latitude plus the built in digital compass to point you in that direction.

When you are in the vicinity of the right location, the word "Mizrach," which means east, will light up. You know you are getting close to pointing towards Mizrach when the blue arrow is facing the word Mizrach.

The compass only works on the iPhone 3GS. Hold iPhone level to the ground. If the iPhone has a hard time figuring out the direction, move away from any magnetic interference and/or wave the iPhone in a figure eight.

It is important to note that compass reliability may be affected by usage conditions such as nearby magnetic fields. The accuracy of digital compass headings may be negatively affected by magnetic or other environmental interference, including interference caused by the close proximity of the magnets contained in the iPhone earbuds. The digital compass should only be used for basic navigation assistance and should not be solely relied on to determine precise locations, proximity, distance, or direction.

What's New in Version 1.0.2

Thank You for your continued support! We are listening to you. Please send all bugs to us directly and leave reviews in the app store to let everyone know your thoughts.

- Updated all code to match Siddur

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Customer Reviews

Works on my iPhone 4

Worked perfectly. Cool too.

Doesn't work on iPod touch 5G / No refund button

Forget about it!
Time to upgrade the software, please!!! Or take it off App Store.

(Where is the missing refund button??)


It didn't work at all, no compass appeared on the screen. Do not waste your money on this app.

Mizrach Compass - מצפן לירושלים
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  • $0.99
  • Category: Navigation
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.0.2
  • Size: 1.2 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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