A shofar (shophar) is a Jewish wind instrument made from a ram's horn and traditionally blown during battles to communicate signals, and more recently used at synagogue services on Rosh, Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
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- an ancient musical horn made from the horn of a ram
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In Judaism, a ram's horn blown in the synagogue as a call to repentance at the New Year festivals of Rosh Hashanah and
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an ancient musical horn made from the horn of a ram; used in ancient times by the Israelites to sound a warning or a summons; used in synagogues today on solemn occasions
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a ritual musical instrument, made from the horn of a ram or other animal, used on important Jewish public and religious occasions. In biblical times ... [6 related articles]
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In Judaism, a ram's horn blown in the synagogue as a call to repentance at the New Year festivals of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, the Jewish high holy days or `days of awe`. The shofar is sounded several times during the morning service at synagogue in the month leading up to Rosh Hashanah. Traditionally, a horn would signal the arri...
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the ram's horn sounded on *Rosh HaShanah, and during the month of Elul in preparation for that holiday
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A shofar (link=yes ʃoˈfaʁ) is a musical instrument of ancient origin, made of a horn, traditionally that of a ram, used for Jewish religious purposes. Like the modern bugle, the shofar lacks pitch-altering devices. All pitch control is done by varying the player`s embouchure. Shofar-blowing is incorporated in synagogue services on Rosh Hashana.
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ram's horn trumpet used in Jewish ceremonies
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Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by Purdue University`s Jewish Studies Program. It is the official journal of the Midwest and Western Jewish Studies Associations. == History == The journal was originally established as a departmental newsletter by Joseph
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