Child-Size Shofars are about 7" in length.
Tekiyah! Teruah! Shevarim! Tekiyah-Gedolah!!!!
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Beginning 30 days before Rosh Hashanah, the Shofar (ram's horn) is blown daily at the conclusion of the morning service. It is a symbolic reminder to all that the days of judgement are nearing. It is time to "wake up" from our spiritual slumber and do teshuvah (repentance) for our sins.
The shofar is also a powerful reminder of the biblical story of Abraham binding his son Isaac (Akeidat Yitzchak), which is said to have occurred on Rosh Hashanah. Abraham showed his complete devotion to God by blindly following God's command to sacrifice his only son. God rewarded Abraham's faith and sent a ram for Abraham to sacrifice in Isaac's stead. We blow a ram's horn to recall the great act of faith in God, performed by Abraham and Isaac; In doing so, we remind the Almighty of His choice of Abraham and His special relationship with his children, in order that He not judge us like any other nation; but rather as His own special Nation.
We blow 100 blasts both days of Rosh Hashanah. The Shofar is not blown when Rosh Hashanah falls on the Shabbat.
The High Holidays are a very emotional time. We pour out our souls to The Almighty concluding with the Neilah prayer at the end of Yom Kippur. The culmination of this prayer is marked by one final blow of the shofar. This is, according to some sources, in order to announce that the Shechina (the Divine Presence) is ascending from the Camp of Israel back to, as it were, the Heavens
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