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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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Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year, a time for rethinking and celebration of the new beginning.
Artist’s Statement: Channeling the energy of the shofar, The blast of the shofar should fill our lives with blessings–in full color.
Artist’s Statement: Awaking our souls with the call of the shofar during the month of Elul, we build up to the holy day of Rosh Hashanah.
Artist’s Statement: I know you can hear the sound of shofar, but can you see the sound? I see it all the time. Now you can too. Just look at my painting.
Artist’s Statement: Attempting to convey the spiritual energy of the Shofar, I looked to break free of the confines of a single canvas. Just as the call of the shofar brakes boundaries I wanted to convey the energy over many canvases.
Artist’s Statement: The shofar heralds a new year. We wish each other a sweet new year. Everything Hashem does is good. We want it to be sweet. We want it to taste sweet.
By Devorah Weinberg
Artist's Statement: This painting, which depicts a man blowing a shofar, has the Hebrew word "Aneini" - "Answer me," in the background. The work is meant to represent the universal cry of the soul to G-d, "Answer me!"
A pair of “Roving Rabbis” visited the Jewish communities of Serbia, finding both the remembrance of history and a hope for the future in their members.
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