The Jewish New Year is called “ . . . a day of rest, a memorial of Treuah a day declared Holy..” (VaYikrah 23:24 Rashi ZT’L ZY’A explains this refers to the portions of the Mussaf service on Rosh HaShana called Zechronoth, remembrance and Shofaroth ,sounding the shofar in order to recall the merit of the Patriarch Yitzchak A’H who was prepared to be offered as a sacrifice was exchanged for a ram.
The Shofar apparently is the quintessential symbol of Rosh HaShana. The sounds which… Continue