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Shofar: Ram’s horn sounded during the month of Elul, on Rosh HaShanah and at the close of Yom Kippur; reminiscent of the ram “tangled in the bush by its horns” during the Binding of Isaac (Genesis 22), the shofar sounded at Sinai (Exodus 19) and the shofar of Moshiach (Isaiah 27:13, etc.)
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Chabad rabbis, their families and staff, did whatever it took last week to ensure that everyone heard the shofar. They even canvassed neighborhoods.
Hearing the shofar in unlikely places sparks participation throughout the year
When Ingrid Reis-Glass was growing up in Chicago in the early 1980s, she occasionally attended synagogue services on Shabbat with her grandparents, immigrants from the Soviet Union who found that services offered the older couple a chance to relive the lo...
A video of a Chabad-Lubavitch rabbi getting some unexpected accompaniment in blowing a ram’s horn before the Jewish New Year has become something of an Internet sensation, with almost 200,000 people viewing several copies of the clip on YouTube.
Volunteers with Chabad-Lubavitch of Downtown Baltimore have spent the past week learning how to blow the shofar in order to bring the spirit of Rosh Hashanah to Jewish patients around the city.
Hearing the blast of a ram’s horn to usher in the month before Rosh Hashanah is a big deal in the Italian seaside resort of S. Marinella.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio joined the Jewish community in ushering in the new year.
A pair of Chabad-Lubavitch “Roving Rabbis” presided over an emotional ceremony this week that brought together all of Novi Sad, Serbia’s Jews.
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