Yom Kippur’s focus on forgiveness highlights humility, fallibility, soul-searching faith, compassion, thoughtfulness, being considerate, accepting responsibility and magnanimity.
What the ram’s horn teaches us about the importance of listening!
If Jews had the ability to ignore religious provocation when they saw one, we'd still have the Second Temple, if not the First.
"We must remember that beyond the disagreements, we are all one family."
In every generation, the shofar blow is not like other sounds. Those sounds we listen to with our ears, but to the shofar we listen with our souls. ALL Jews always thirst for this cry of longing.
The sounds of the shofar bring us back to our encounter with our Creator and with ourselves. And they are the sounds that remind us of our holiness and our spiritual goals.
Participants brought home their own shofar to keep as a token of the fun-filled day...
Rabbi Jonny Roodyn discusses the background of the shofar blowing throughout Elul from the rooftop of Aish Hendon! Followed by a Shofar blowing!
Part 1 [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfImV2Pj3TU&w=475&h=356]
Part 2 [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlcJ3eIg8kg&w=475&h=356]
The 'Tzohar' organization is launching a new project to encourage secular Jews to 'listen together' to shofar blowing on Rosh Hashana.
Rabbi Nissan of Efrat teaches how to make a shofar and blow it. In the current Hebrew month Elul, the month of Selichot (forgiveness),...
NYC's UJA-Federation leadership was criticzed for allowing groups that support economic sanctions against Israel to again march in the Celebrate Israel Parade.
A semi-pro skier whose soul loves to fly in the sky even when his body is grounded finds he can integrate both in a Torah-observant lifestyle.
On Rosh Hashanah we are taught that true self-analysis involves the breaking down of walls
For the record, Jewish law allows you only to hear on shofar at a time on Rosh HaShanah.
Hamas' tunnels were destroyed as were plans for their unparalleled terror attacks on Rosh Hashana.
A guide at the Gush Etzion Zoo (bet you didn't there was one of those in Gush Etzion) explains to Junior High School students...
The Evening Prayer includes dancing and singing plus a long shofar blowing to remind us the siren is modeled on the shofar.
Protesters who plan to demonstrate today at the world's largest shofar-blowing event in history in New York City have drawn praise from the Israeli government.
Some people are assuming the intentions of these women are less than perfect, but that’s complete conjecture.
A kind of Mutually Assured Disturbance was observed by both sides.
Can prayer in the name of Jesus be all inclusive just like a rabbi’s prayer? Jewish legislators in Florida say they don’t like being “JCd." Maybe they should get back at them with a few shofar blasts.
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