Tekiah Gedolah

By Marga Hirsch

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), September 2005

The author asserts that the central liturgy of Rosh Hashanah has no words at all: it is the call of the shofar. She explores its meaning and discusses problematic elements of its current use, such as the change in focus of the tekiah gedolah in some congregations.

Topic: Prayer, Meaning, Holidays

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.36/no.623

Page Number(s): 13

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Hirsch, Marga. Tekiah Gedolah. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). September 2005: 13. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7148


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