The champion shofar blower of America

How Kal Feinberg got his start: ‘I need a ba’al tokea. You know how to blow shofar. I bought you one. Practice!’

By DAVID GEFFEN
September 14, 2017 17:25
The champion shofar blower of America

Kal Feinberg, America's best shofar blower. (photo credit: PR)

 
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In Numbers 29:1, the Torah states, “And in the seventh month, on the first day of the month… it is a day of terua [blowing the horn] to you.”

This is the Torah’s commandment describing the act of worship unique to Rosh Hashana. Jews have observed this act of worship since the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai. It is the only Torah-commanded act of worship that we have been able to observe since the destruction of the Temple.

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