Shofarpalooza: Drive-in Rosh Hashanah service makes a sight to see

The service included a festive sundown celebration stacked with live shofar-blowing, among other activities.

Rocky Kel Lev, a 7-month old havanese dog, is seen in a vehicle during a drive-in service dubbed the "Shofarpalooza" marking Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, amid the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Toronto, Ontario, Canada September 20, 2020 (photo credit: REUTERS)
Rocky Kel Lev, a 7-month old havanese dog, is seen in a vehicle during a drive-in service dubbed the "Shofarpalooza" marking Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, amid the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Toronto, Ontario, Canada September 20, 2020
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Shofarpalooza, the drive-in Rosh Hashanah service in Ontario, Canada, went off without a hitch Sunday night.
The service included a festive sundown celebration stacked with live shofar-blowing, among other activities.
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Accounting for COVID-19 restrictions, measures and instructions, the feature Rosh Hashanah celebration would be enjoyed by families from the comfort of their vehicles and strict guidelines were given for attendance.
The families one-by-one pulled into the parking lot set up to resemble a drive-in movie theater to take part in a large service amid the coronavirus pandemic.
One of the attendees, Rocky Kel Lev, a 7-month old havanese dog, came dressed with his kippa and talit ready to bring in the sweet New Year.
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Sol Lev, Rocky's human, was also pleased to attend the service along with his family.
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Rabbi Elyse Goldstein spoke at the service and led part of the ceremony, arriving to the event hanging out of the sunroof of a jeep.
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And before a pandemic, have you ever heard of a Torah being delivered to the bimah by motorcycle? Well, you have now.
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Interesting times we are living in.