The Shofar: Halachos, Minhagim, And Mesorah by Bentzion Ettlinger

The Shofar: Halachos, Minhagim, And Mesorah by Bentzion Ettlinger

“The art of blowing the shofar is a knowledge-based skill.”

(Siddur Rav Hertz Sheliach Tzibbur)

With the publication of this sefer, the halachos, hanhagos, eitzos, and mesorah related to tekias shofar are now available to the English-speaking readership. Fully annotated, The Shofar is the product of consultations with many baalei tekiah, poskei Gedolei Yisrael, responsa, and sifrei halachah. An enormous contribution to Torah literature, this volume includes:

· Minhagim from communities and kehillos around the world

· An analysis of each kol, its acceptable length, and possible complications

· Customs that are practiced prior to, during, and after tekias shofar

· Important but little-known issues regarding the shofar itself

· What to look out for when buying a shofar

Year first published: 2022

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