Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Blowing the Shofar Rosh Hashanah

Shofar (by Alphonse Lévy) Caption says: "To a good year"

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A shofar [ʃoˈfaʁ] (Hebrew: שׁוֹפָר is a horn, traditionally that of a ram, used for Jewish religious purposes. Shofar blowing is incorporated in synagogue services on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Shofars come in a variety of sizes.

Blowing the Shofar Rosh Hashanah

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