Author: Yossi Belz

Menorah

The Menorah is one of the oldest Jewish symbols. The Menorah is a seven-branched candelabrum that was lit in the Temple by the priests every evening. The description of the Menorah can be found in the book of Exodus, 25:31-40....

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Sounding of the Shofar or Trumpet?

Arthur L. Finkle If we believe archeological findings, the frieze on the Arch of Titus in Rome, depicts the captured hatzotzerot (trumpets) from the Jewish Second Temple being borne in triumph among the other sacred objects....

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Medical Issues of Shofar Sounding

Shofar sounding is akin to Trumpet playing is the sense that the two principal attributes are the embouchure (musculature of the lips and facial muscles), the wind generation and the agility of the tongue. Insofar as wind...

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