Best Shofar Horns for Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur (2018)

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Best Jewish Shofar Horns

Tuuuuuu (Tekiah).

Tuuu-tuuu-tuuu-tuuu (Teruah).

Tu-tu-tu-tu-tu-tu-tu-tu (Shevarim).

If you’re reading this, then you probably know what that means (and know I haven’t lost my mind).

That’s the sound of the Shofar blast you’re looking to play, or enable someone else to play.

Well, guess what: in case you’re wondering where you can buy the best Shofar horns – then this guide will help you find the best Shofars for Sale for your Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur (or as a gift).

Best Shofar Horns for Sale

Curious to take a quick glimpse of the best Shofar trumpets you can put your hands on?

OK OK, here’s a sneak peek of the top Shofar horn in each category… 

Yemenite ShofarsRam's Horn ShofarsSilver ShofarsAntique Shofars
Top Yemenite Shofar Top Ram’s Horn Shofar Top Silver Shofar Top Antique Shofar
High Quality Yemenite Shofar Kosher & PolishHigh Quality Yemenite Shofar Kosher & PolishKosher Odorless Ram's Horn Polished ShofarKosher Odorless Ram's Horn Polished ShofarShofar Jerusalem Silver 925 Plated Electroforming From IsraelShofar Jerusalem Silver 925 Plated Electroforming From IsraelVintage The Western Wall Jerusalem Silver Plated Rams Horn ShofarVintage The Western Wall Jerusalem Silver Plated Rams Horn Shofar
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Yemenite Shofars for Sale

Yemenite Shofars are a unique breed:

  • They’re made of the African Kudu horn, which is much larger (and spiral shaped) than the smaller Ram’s horn equivalent.
  • The mouthpiece of the Yemenite Shofar is bigger, making it much easier to play and beginner-friendly.
  • They’re impressive to play & display… it looks as if it came straight from Mount Sinai.

Note: Yemenite Shofars are very popular across all Jewish communities (both Ashkenazi & Sephardic), despite the “Yemenite” association.

Let’s look at the bestselling ones…

High-Quality Yemenite Shofar Kosher & Polish + Free Bag

Top Yemenite Shofar

High Quality Yemenite Shofar Kosher & Polish

You’re looking at the top selling Yemenite shofar online…

Made in Israel, this beautifully polished Shofar blowing horn is one impressive looking item. When you open it for the first time, you can’t help but be amazed by the look & feel of it.

Note: this Shofar is odorless (compared to many others that are not)

And then when you play it for the first time, you’ll be amazed by the crisp & chilling sound it makes.

Definitely one of the best Shofar horns available…and apparently, many other Jewish people seem to agree.

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Half Polished Half Natural Kudu Horn Shofar

Half Polished Half Natural Kudu Horn Shofar

Up next – a half polished natural Kudu Horn Shofar.

Produces the most joyful Oboe/clarinet like sound, in the spirit of the Jewish holidays.

When played in the synagogue, people will have a hard time taking their eyes off this magnificent piece in front of them… not to mention the ears will become captive to the glorious sound produced by this large Shofar trumpet.

Note: Made in Israel, and certified Kosher directly by the Israeli Rabbanite.

Tip: This blowing horn comes in a variety of sizes, so if the traditional Kudu horn length is too long for you, then you can get a 20”-22” size Shofar.

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Kosher Yemenite Kudu Horn Fully Polished Shofar

Kosher Yemenite Kudu Horn Fully Polished Shofar

The last Yemenite shofar on the list is also a unique one.

Besides being handmade & fully polished, this Kosher Yemenite Kudu horn has a distinct dark brown color, compared to the traditional lighter colors.

Like the other Kudu horns, this one is very easy to play after a little practice (much easier than a Ram’s horn).

Note: This one does have a strong smell.

A very thoughtful gift or a nice addition to your Judaica collection.

Bonus: Comes with a beautiful carrying & protective Yemenite Shofar bag.

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Ram’s Horn Shofars for Sale

Have you ever visited the synagogue on Rosh Hashanah or Yom Kippur and saw the cute little blowing horn the Rabbi is turning red trying to play it? Yep, that’s the Jewish Ram’s horn Shofar.

Usually much smaller, much cheaper, and more difficult to play (smaller mouthpiece) compared to the Yemenite Shofars.

These Jewish Ram horn trumpets are a great choice if you’re looking for a small & modest Jewish trumpet for the upcoming High Holy days. 

Natural Ram Horn Shofar with Curved Top and Ridges

Natural Ram Horn Shofar With Curved Top And Ridges

A natural Ram horn, which means it’s:

  • Unpolished & rough body
  • Colored with the natural Ram horn’s shades of brown, black & white
  • Has a large bend in its body + a smooth, narrow section near the mouthpiece

It comes in a variety of sizes, ranging from 10”-22”. Don’t let the small size fool you though – this little Jewish Ram horn is quite loud.

Note: Made & certified Kosher in Israel by the Israeli Rabbinate

A great little gift for your Jewish friend, especially during the High Holy days

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Kosher Odorless Ram’s Horn Polished Shofar + Leather Pouch

Top Ram’s Horn Shofar

Kosher Odorless Ram's Horn Polished Shofar

A simply beautiful piece of nature that produces a beautiful tone (and quite loud as well).

A couple of reasons why this is our top Ram’s horn shofar:

  • It has a VERY unique look (much prettier)
  • Odorless
  • Very cheap
  • Amazon’s best-selling Ram’s horn Shofar

Playing the Tekiah, Teruah & Shvarim is pretty easy, thanks to the (relatively) larger mouthpiece.

As they say, the proof is in the pudding with this one: hands down the best Ram’s horn Shofar for sale.

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Small Ram’s Horn SHOFAR from Israel

Small Rams Horn Shofar From Israel

Another small (12”) Ram horn Shofar, straight from the holy land.

Odor free, compact and relatively easy to play… But make sure you practice a bit, don’t expect miracles right off the bat.

The smallest & cheapest blowing horn on this list, and a great Jewish item to stock up with for the Jewish holidays.

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Polished Ram Horn Shofar with Wide Bend and Natural Colors

Polished Ram Horn Shofar With Wide Bend And Natural Colors

This fully polished, light brown Ram horn trumpet appears with black & brown streaks on its body.

This Jewish Ram horn comes straight from Israel and looks like a Hebrew Shofar horn from biblical times. A very affordable addition to your Judaica collection, especially for Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur.

Tip: An interesting gift for a Bar Mitzvah gift.

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Silver Shofars for Sale

There are Shofars, and then there are silver Shofars.

If you’re looking for just any blowing horn, then go back to the previous sections…this isn’t what you’re looking for. But, if you’re after a Kosher Shofar beyond the traditional Jewish trumpet you play on the High Holy days… a magnificent, eye-catching blowing horn you’ll be able to display all year-round – then do yourself a favor: keep reading.

Shofar Jerusalem Silver 925 Plated (Electroforming) from Israel

Top Silver Shofar

Shofar Jerusalem Silver 925 Plated Electroforming From Israel

The phrase a “picture is worth a thousand words” does NOT do justice with how stunning this Jewish Shofar actually is.

Crafted with 925 silver (using an Electroforming process), this gorgeous blowing horn is engraved with Jerusalem’s beautiful scenery in gold accents. Both ends of the Shofar horn are plated with enamel with a brown-pearl color.

Needless to say, besides playing this Jewish trumpet during the high holy days, you can place it on the included Shofar stand and proudly display this magnificent piece on a visible location.

Note: The blowing horn Is covered with a clear coat to prevent tarnishing, so no need to polish it whatsoever… this enables it to easily last a lifetime.

Certainly, a great birthday present or keepsake for the holidays.

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12 Tribes Silver plated Ram’s Horn Shofar from Holy land + Free stand

12 Tribes Silver Plated Rams Horn Shofar From Holy Land

If you’re after a dazzling, traditional Jewish Shofar trumpet with a deep historical connection to the Jewish people, then this 12 tribes silver plated Ram’s horn Shofar is a phenomenal option.

The 12 tribes of Israel are the biblical descendants of Yaakov, our Jewish forefather… the marvelous stones on this Ram’s horn instrument depict each of the twelve tribes of Israel.

Shipped straight from the holy land (makes sense, doesn’t it?), this eye-catching piece is definitely worth its weight in silver.

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Silvered Ram’s Horn Shofar Replica – Jerusalem

Silvered Ram's Horn Shofar Replica Jerusalem

Hang on… this isn’t the kind of Shofar you blow your lunges out attempting a shofar blast. It’s a replica… one gorgeous looking replica.

This magnificent silver rams horn miniature is engraved with Jerusalem’s old city highlighted in gold.

When your gift recipient displays this stunning silver Judaica piece, it will serve as a constant reminder of that special day he received this wonderful gift… and it’s all thanks to you.

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Silver Plated Giant SHOFAR Gold Jerusalem Enamel + Stand

Silver Plated Giant Shofar Gold Jerusalem Enamel + Stand

Another beautiful silver-plated Jerusalem Shofar, with a few clear distinctions:

  • This Jewish Shofar is HUGE (it’s titled “giant” for a reason)
  • A decorative item (can’t be blown)
  • Covered by gold and brown enamel

The unique design is created by the famous Jerusalem-based Judaica studio, Karshi Original, and is the perfect gift for special Jewish occasions, Jewish weddings & anniversaries in particular.

Bonus: Comes with a black blowing horn stand for storage and a gift box.

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Antique Shofars for Sale

Last but not least – vintage Shofars for you Judaica collectors out there… You didn’t think I’d forget you, right?

These antique Shofar horns are part of a limited edition of vintage religious horns that are for sale, so do yourself a favor and act quickly.

If you’re looking to expand your own personal Judaica collection, or if you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind gift (literally) or keepsake that can last for generations, then these antique Shofars definitely fit the bill.

Vintage Jerusalem Silver Plated Rams Horn Shofar

Top Antique Shofar

Vintage Jerusalem Silver Plated Rams Horn Shofar

If you’re looking for a unique Shofar to gift someone on their special occasion, and I mean a literal one-of-a-kind piece you won’t be able to find elsewhere, then this is it.

This vintage, silver plated Jerusalem Ram’s horn is a highly valuable antique for those special characters who are looking for the next rare piece to go into their collection.

It’s the last piece available anywhere, so get it while you still can.

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Vintage the Western Wall Jerusalem Silver Plated Rams Horn Shofar

Vintage The Western Wall Jerusalem Silver Plated Rams Horn Shofar

Another gorgeous, one-of-a-kind vintage Jewish trumpet.

Entirely silver plated and engraved with Jerusalem’s western wall, which means an amazing gift for a religious man or worshiper.

It’s the last one available, so get it quick…

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Vintage Lamp Menorah Silver-plated Moroccan Hebrew Rams Shofar

Vintage Lamp Manora Silver Plated Moroccan Rams Shofar

The last vintage Shofar in the series, and a very special one…

This antique, silver-plated, Moroccan Hebrew Shofar horn is engraved with Jewish Menorah, one of the ancient Hebrew symbols from the holy temple in Jerusalem.

A wonderful & rare item for an avid antique collector.

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I told you you’re about to see the best Shofars for sale… from standard Ram’s horn Shofars to impressive Yemenite Shofars, all the way up to breathtaking silver & antique Shofars.

The Shofar blast is the sound we’re all waiting for: on Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and finally, in the world to come. It’s a huge Mitzvah to hear the joyful sound, let alone play it during the Jewish high holy days.

I hope that through your new Shofar trumpet, you’ll be able to give a spiritual wake-up call to those in need.

Shana Tova Umetukah!

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  1. I have a large Kudu shofar. How do you measure its length? Is it from tip to the end or is it going around the twists?

    Besides the table stands that you advertise, do you know of any wall hanging units?

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      Hey Baruch!

      You measure it by going around the curves, not from tip to tip.

      Not sure what wall hanging units you’re referring to?

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