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With a historic shofar blast, a Georgia rabbi blows a wake-up call to state legislators

Atlanta-area rabbi blows shofar at session of Georgia state legisulature, believed to be the first such event in any state legislature.

Rabbi makes history in state legislature with shofar blast

Pennsylvania Republican Doug Mastriano enters race for governor with a shofar blast

Tallit and shofar featured prominently at launch of Pennsylvania state senator Doug Mastriano's gubernatorial campaign.

Why non-Jewish Republican used a shofar

Shrimp to Shofar, Jews are waiting

Seldom are our fellow Jews offended by us reaching out to them. Op-ed.

Shrimp to Shofar, Jews are waiting

Just in time for Yom Kippur: Sound of the Shofar

Listen to 'Sound of Silence'-inspired song for Tishrei: 'Sound of the Shofar', performed by Elchanan Schwarz.

Just in time for Yom Kippur: Sound of the Shofarplayer

Jerusalem Mufti: Muslims outraged by shofar on Temple Mount

Grand Mufti of Jerusalem condemns 'extremist' calls for Jewish prayer, learning, and shofar blowing on Temple Mount.

Jerusalem Mufti: Muslims outraged by shofar on Temple Mount

The dual call of the Shofar

Why do we need two sets of shofar blasts?

The dual call of the Shofar

Rosh Hashannah (New Year) Guide for the Perplexed, 2021

Did you know that the New Jewish Year is the only Jewish holiday celebrated upon the appearance of a new moon? This and much more. Op-ed.

Rosh Hashannah (New Year) Guide for the Perplexed, 2021

Health Min: Prayers should be led by people who received booster shot

Health Ministry recommends only people who have received 3 vaccine doses lead Rosh Hashannah prayers or blow the shofar.

Health Min: Prayers should be led by people with booster shot

Watch: Chabad Lubavitch emissaries blow shofar around the world

Chabad Lubavitch presents 'daily shofar' project, showcasing shofar-blowing in various locations around the world.

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Rosh Hashannah in the labor death camp

Every year when the shofar was blown, the elderly man ran out of shul. Why?

Rosh Hashannah in the labor death camp

Watch: 'Homeland' and 'Princess Bride' star Mandy Patinkin blows shofar

Actor Mandy Patinkin: "A Tekiah Gedolah so that your wishes and prayers are heard."

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To be open to the voices

The shofar isn't a musical instrument, and that's what sets it apart from all other musical instruments and makes us open our hearts.

To be open to the voices

Watch: 'Who is the man who desires life' played on shofar

Classic song played on shofar with piano accompaniment.

Watch: 'Who is the man who desires life' played on shofarplayer

Hundreds of new shofar blowers to reinforce kibbutzim

Ayelet Hashahar organization prepares local residents in moshavim and kibbutzim to blow shofar properly.

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Who needs hundreds of new shofar blowers in the Kibbutzim?

The group 'Ayelet Hashachar' training residents of kibbutzim and moshavim to blow the shofar for small prayer groups across the country.

Who needs hundreds of new shofar blowers in the Kibbutzim?player

Can a Shofar be blown on Shabbat, on the Temple Mount?

Even if State allows Temple Mount ascent on Shabbat, blowing shofar and taking lulav on Shabbat are forbidden, Rabbi Dov Lior rules.

Can a Shofar be blown on Shabbat, on the Temple Mount?player

Watch: Blowing the shofar in Abu Dhabi

Israeli delegation holds morning shaharit prayers in United Arab Emirates capital city ahead of talks with UAE leaders.

Watch: Blowing the shofar in Abu Dhabiplayer

Initiative: Blow the shofar at the same time across the country on Rosh Hashannah

B'Noam rabbinical organization launches project have all shofar blowers in Israel go outside to blow the shofar at the same time.

Initiative: Blow the shofar at the same time across the country

How are we going to handle shofar blowing in the US this year?

We are faced with many issues relating to the pandemic and High Holydays this year, but the depth of our prayers has not changed. Op-ed.

How are we going to handle shofar blowing in the US this year?

Yehudah Glick requests to blow shofar on Temple Mount

Former MK asks permission to blow shofar on Temple Mount for month of Elul and Rosh Hashanah.

Yehudah Glick requests to blow shofar on Temple Mount

Holidays during coronavirus: Dutch rabbis advise blowing shofar outside

Blow shofar sparingly and outside, Dutch rabbis warn worshipers.

Dutch rabbis: Blow shofar outside

Teshuva: The power to reconnect and recreate

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton explains how the shofar, ram's horn, is related to teshuva, the process of reconnecting with Hashem.

Teshuva: The power to reconnect and recreate player

Museum to display shofar from Auschwitz

NYC's Museum of Jewish Heritage reveals never-seen shofar from Auschwitz as part of exhibition.

Museum to display shofar from Auschwitz

Watch: Boris Johnson tries - but fails - to blow shofar

UK PM tries to blow shofar ahead of Rosh Hashannah holiday, during visit in Labour stronghold in North England.

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Brazilian governor requests sound of shofar at his inauguration

Wilson Witzel, ardent supporter of Israel, took office surrounded by several members of the local Jewish community at a ceremony in Rio.

Brazilian governor requests sound of shofar at his inauguration

Watch: Mark Zuckerberg blows shofar for Rosh Hashanah

Facebook CEO posts video of self blowing shofar, generating thousands of likes.

Watch: Mark Zuckerberg blows shofar for Rosh Hashanah

Watch: The sound of Rosh Hashanah

IDF soldiers blow the shofar as the Jewish people welcome Rosh Hashanah.

Watch: The sound of Rosh Hashanahplayer

Happy New Year, my dear Jewish People

Happy New Year, my dear Jewish People

Watch: Refaini Hashem on Shofar

From Brooklyn to Israel and back, Danny Flam plays Yossi Green's song Refaeini Hashem on shofar.

Watch: Refaini Hashem on Shofar player

Bringing Rosh Hashana to the public

Initiative will enable wider Israeli public to hear the Shofar blasts by holding Rosh Hashana activities in public parks.

Bringing Rosh Hashana to the public

Women of the Wall brandish ram's horns in Kotel provocation

As every year in month of Elul, so this morning: Women of the Wall arrive to Western Wall plaza, produce Torah scrolls and blow shofars.

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Shofar in the Senate in honor of Israel

Washington Senate approves resolution in honor of Israel's 70th Independence Day. Jews and Christians celebrate together.

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An insight into the mitzva of hearing the shofar on Rosh Hashannah

An insight into the mitzva of hearing the shofar on Rosh Hashannah

Rosh Hashannah Resolutions -- and how tough it is to forgive

Rosh Hashannah Resolutions -- and how tough it is to forgive

This factory makes thousands of shofars each year

Some of the best shofars in Israel are made in the Golan Heights by a passionate father and devoted son.

This factory makes thousands of shofars each year

4 Shofar types: How to choose the perfect shofar?

Shofars: made from kudu or ram’s horn, natural in textured body or polished and refined, always in the center of Jewish life.

4 Shofar types: How to choose the perfect shofar?

Wig wearers excluded from hearing shofar

A Jerusalem synagogue told female wig wearers they could not hear the shofar in its precincts.

Wig wearers excluded from hearing shofar

Police Admit 'No Ban on Shofar at Temple Mount'

Court throws out police requests to distance youths for 'crimes' of bringing religious articles into Temple Mount.

Embarrassed Police Admit 'No Ban on Shofar at Temple Mount'

Shofar From Liberation of Jerusalem Exhibited

Unique exhibition at the Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem presents the Shofar as a witness to the history of the Jewish people

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Global Shofar FlashMob Held Around the World

Jews around the world gathered on Sunday for first-ever global Shofar FlashMob, a two-minute shofar blowing and call for repentance.

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