shofar

Where to Hear the Shofar in New York in 2020

A selection of a few live shofar blowings you might enjoy during the holiday.

Symbols of Rosh Hashanah

Visual symbols of the Jewish New Year include the shofar and apples and honey. 

The Shofar Blasts

The ram's horn is blown on the High Holidays in three specific ways.

Yom Kippur 2017

Yom Kippur begins at sunset on Friday, September 29 and ends at sundown on Saturday, September 30.

Rosh Hashanah 2017

Rosh Hashanah begins at sunset on Wednesday, September 20 and ends on the evening of Friday, September 22.

Rosh Hashanah 2016

When is Rosh Hashanah this year?

The Final Hours Before Rosh Hashanah

Customs for the day and evening before the Jewish New Year.

Rosh Hashanah 2014

What you need to know to celebrate the Jewish New Year.

Must-Know Rosh Hashanah Words and Phrases

Your glossary for the Jewish New Year.

Ask the Expert: Why Blow the Shofar?

Why we blow a ram's horn on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.