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A Day for Blowing Trumpets: Why we Blow the Shofar on Rosh Hashanah

You might have noticed that Rosh Hashanah isn’t mentioned anywhere in scripture. What is mentioned is Yom Teruah – The Day of Shouting (Leviticus 23:23-25; Numbers 29:1-6). Rosh Hoshanah means Head of the Year, since the 1st of Tishrei is recognized at the beginning of the Jewish civil year. The first month of the Hebrew …

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