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Recent Examples of shofar from the Web
At the end of the services, a shofar or ram's horn is blown to signal the end of Yom Kippur.
At the Jerusalem March, Jewish families stood at the edge of a holding area for participants, watching men in traditional Thai costumes blowing shofars and crowds of Finnish tourists singing Jewish folk songs.
The day also involves blowing the shofar, or ram's horn, and extended prayer readings.
For more than three decades, Jim and Cindy Meyer listened to the sound of the shofar signaling the start of the High Holy Days from their seats at Temple Sholom in Broomall.
Randy Rubin blows a shofar in Temple Aaron in Trinidad last week.
A Hebrew Bible depicts the Temple treasury as an otherworldly Tiffany & Company, with menorahs and shofars of silver and gold on shelves.
As many as 10,000 people, most of them young, waited patiently in the breezy cold the last Monday in April for the blare of the shofar to signal the start of the march.
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Origin and Etymology of shofar
First Known Use: 1833See Words from the same year
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