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The world`s religions at Frankfurt Airport: Rabbi inaugurates another Jewish prayer room

The world`s religions at Frankfurt Airport: Rabbi inaugurates another Jewish prayer room ( Shalom in the transit zone of Terminal 1, where a rabbi recently inaugurated a new Jewish prayer room with a mezuzah ceremony. This is the tenth place of worship that Frankfurt Airport (FRA) provides for members of all three major world religions. Jews, Muslims, and Christians can now easily find a quiet retreat to pray and meditate at Germany`s busy global aviation hub. The travelers and workforce of Frankfurt Airport represent a microcosm of our world and its religious faiths.

In the public area of Terminal 1, Departures Level, one will find not only a Christian chapel but also Jewish, Muslim, and Orthodox prayer rooms – located side by side for passengers, visitors, and employees to practice their faiths and meditate. The Jewish prayer room in the public area of Terminal 1 was recently redesigned and renovated.

Previously, there was no prayer room for Jewish travelers in the Terminal 1 transit zone. In response to appeals by passengers, Lufthansa suggested that one should be added. Practitioners of all religions can also find a tranquil place for worshipping in Terminal 2. Prayer rooms for Christians, Jews, and Muslims are open 24/7, right behind the security checkpoint of Pier D.

All 10 prayer rooms and chapels at Frankfurt Airport are accessible around the clock. For detailed information and downloads, please visit the airport`s website at:

The prayer rooms and chapels are part of Frankfurt Airport`s “Great to have you here!” service quality program. Fraport AG, the airport manager, launched this program to introduce a wide range of service enhancements, making FRA more convenient and attractive for passengers and visitors at Germany`s largest aviation hub. By the way, 58 million passengers used Frankfurt Airport in 2013.

MEDIA CONTACT: Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide, Robert A. Payne, B.A.A. – International Spokesman and Head of International Press/PR & External Activities Team, Press Office (UKM-PS), Corporate Communications, 60547 Frankfurt, Germany; Tel.: +49 69.690.78547; E-mail: ; Internet:

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