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Temple Takes Up Shofar Again, Abandons Trumpet

September 13, 1926
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(Jewish Daily Bulletin)

The Har Sinai Congregation, a Reform congregation, reverted to the ancient custom of sounding the Shofar, the Ram’s horn, on the morning of Rosh Hashanah.

For many years the temple has used a modern trumpet, a procedure contrary to orthodox traditioon.

To the choirmaster, Edgar T. Paul, who is not a Jew, was assigned the task of blowing the Shofar. The rabbi of the temple is Dr. Edward Israel.

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