L.A. Jews create a ‘shofar wave’ across the city
“We know this might be disappointing,” stressed the guidance, “but it’s important to remember that the virus is still with us.”
You’ll never hear the shofar the same way again.
“If someone lives on the second floor and can open their window, then someone can be on the street and blow the shofar,” said Levine.
A rabbi held a shofar in one hand and a gas mask in the other. The horn, once seen as a primitive relic, is a musical instrument and a protest symbol.
“I’m going to die on this march. If you live, take this shofar. Tell them we blew the shofar at Auschwitz.”
The shofar is not a very versatile instrument. Still, it has popped up in some interesting places over the course of its history.
Boris Johnson initially expressed concern about whether he was allowed to blow the instrument, used by Jews on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.
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