Yom Teruah

The Sound of Your Trumpet

The first words of the Bible are “In the beginning.”  Rasheet means ‘beginning’ and is taken from the root word ‘rosh,’ which means ‘head.’ With this in mind, Rosh Hashanah literally means “head of the year.” Rosh Hashanah, or Tishrei 1 on the Hebrew Calendar, is the beginning of the Biblical civil New Year. This was […]

The Trumpet Blast of God

The trumpet is, without question, the most popular instrument mentioned in the bible. In ancient Israel the trumpet was not only a musical instrument, it was an instrument that represented both celebration and war. What is this instrument’s significance today? What can we learn from this ancient symbol? Let’s start by taking a look at […]

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