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The Jewish New Year begins with the resounding cry of the shofar, an instrument made of ram's horn that has been in use for centuries. In Bamidbar 29:1, the Torah bids Jews to sound the shofar for Rosh Hashanah, saying: And in the seventh month, on the first of the month, it shall be declared a holiday for you, a day of sounding a teruah for you. "Teruah" refers to the short staccato notes of the shofar's sound, which all-encompassed is believed to represent the voices of the prophets. ...

Jews blow the shofar on Rosh Hashanah, the start of the year, summoning the faithful to repentance and proclaiming the sovereignty of God. The shofar is also blown during Elul, the month prior to Rosh Hashanah, as a signal to begin the process of self-exa