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Israel: Days of Awe

After the shofar is blown on Rosh Hashana, for ten days the Jewish people pray, repent and perform good deeds in hopes of cancelling the previous year’s sins, and ensure their names are written in the “The Book of Life” on Yom Kippur.

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Israel: Praising God with the sound of a Shofar

Numerous times throughout the Bible the Ram’s horn is brought into use and each time has a different purpose and symbolism.

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USA: 1,043 Jews break world record for simultaneous Shofar blowing

1,043 Participants blasted the instruments in unison for five straight minutes in WHIPPANY, New Jersey.

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Days of awe

Christians flock to Jerusalem to show support for Jewish people during the fall feasts, despite warnings of unrest in Jerusalem’s Old City.

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