Though it is impossible to say with absolute certainty when the Messiah will come, in an ancient synagogue in Jerusalem’s Old City, a shofar and jug of oil are patiently waiting on a high shelf for his arrival.
Watch as an expert shofar blower demonstrates blowing the four traditional Shofar blasts sounded on the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah. The majestic sounds serve as an internal wake up call to self-introspection and repentance.
This fantastic video follows a Shofar blower trekking across Israel — from Jerusalem’s Old City to military bases, from Bedouin villages to Tel Aviv night clubs — bringing the shofar’s eternal message to all of Israel.
This video tells the remarkable story of six young men who courageously risked punishment under the pre-1948 British Mandate, to sound the shofar at the Western Wall at the close of Yom Kippur, and of their reunification years later at the Wall to retell their stories.