25+ Best Shofar Horns & Kosher Shofar Types from Israel [Kudu, Ram’s Horn & Exotic] (2019)

Tuuuuuu (Tekiah).

Tuuu-tuuu-tuuu-tuuu (Teruah).

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

Am I making a Shofar blast, or have I just lost my mind (or both?).

Yep, that’s indeed the “sound” of the Shofar – the famous musical Jewish horn we blow during Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

But if you’re reading this – I bet you already knew that :)…

What you probably didn’t know, however, is that there are over a dozen Shofar types out there… and in this Shofar guide – I’ll reveal every one of them (and I’ll even tell where to get them!).

  • …We’ll start with the most common types of Shofar: the Ram’s horn Shofar and the Yemenite (Kudu) Shofar…
  • … Then, I’ll introduce you to rare, exotic Shofars that are almost impossible to find (don’t worry, I found some of them)
  • … Finally, we’ll see what happens when talented Jewish artists decide to decorate a Shofar and turn it into an artistic gorgeous masterpiece.

Excited? You should be!

Let’s blast!

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Shofar Blowing: Why we Blow the Shofar on Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur (+ What it Really Means)

The Jewish Shofar isn’t a “regular” instrument…

Let’s just say – don’t expect to walk down the streets of Israel and see a Rabbi jamming with a Shofar.

That’s not what the Shofar is for…

So…

  • …What is the Shofar for?
  • …Why do we blow the Shofar?
  • …When do you blow a Shofar? (spoiler: on Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur)
  • … What does the Shofar symbolize? What does it really mean?

Excellent questions!

Ready?

Let’s explore…

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