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Shabbat Zicheron: A Shabbat on which We Remember

Yom Teruah, the day for sounding the shofar, is also referred to in the Torah as שַׁבָּתוֹן זִכְרוֹן , shabbaton zicheron, a Shabbat of remembering, as noted in Lev 23:24…

Hearing the Shofar on Yom Teruah

On Yom Kippur, we are commanded to hear the sound of the shofar. What does this mean, and why would God command it? In this article, Tim Hegg looks at what it means to “hear” the sound of the shofar.