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Rosh Hashanah: The Original Meaning of Blowing a Teruah

Rosh Hashanah in the Torah is described as a day of teruah, a reference to one of the two types of blasts: a regular horn blast (tekiah) and a teruah blast. Interpreters ancient and modern understand the distinction as differing in sound, length, or pitch, but the biblical description of the shofar blowing during the siege of Jericho implies that the nature of a teruah lies in the people’s response to the blast.

Rabbi

Shawn Ruby

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The Psalm of the Shofar: Its Use in Liturgy and its Meaning in the Bible

Prof.

Alan Cooper

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Rosh Hashanah Between Tanach and Mishna

The missing links

Dr. Rabbi

Zev Farber

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Prof.

Marc Zvi Brettler

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Zichronot: Asking an Omniscient God to Remember

Do we really want God to remember all that we did?

Prof.

Marc Zvi Brettler

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Akeda and Rosh Hashanah: Invoking the Original Oath God Was Forced to Make

Prof. Rabbi

David R. Blumenthal

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A Shofar-less Rosh Hashanah: A Karaite’s Experience of Yom Teru’ah

Shawn Joe Lichaa

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Babylonian Rosh Hashanah

Battle, creation, enthronement, and justice

Dr.

Uri Gabbay

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God’s Coronation on Rosh Hashanah

What kind of king?

Prof.

Marc Zvi Brettler

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