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Blasts from ram’s horn announce Jewish New Year

The Jewish New Year starts with the emotion-stirring call from a ram’s horn, an instrument known as the shofar. Signaling a call to action, shofar blowers resonate with the words from the Torah, asking congregations to commemorate the sacred occasion of Rosh Hashanah with loud blasts. The high holy holidays start the Jewish calendar over, […]