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Rosh Hashanah: The Shofar’s Blast and Satan’s Crash ~ The Wonders of the Holy Tongue

Yehoshua (Jeremy) Steinberg

Founding Director, Editor-In-Chief at Veromemanu
Yehoshua (Jeremy) Steinberg is the Founding Director and Editor-in-chief of Veromemanu and it' website BiblicalHebrewEtymology.com.

Yehoshua is a retired U.S. Army Chaplain and currently lives in Israel with his wife and children.

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Yehoshua (Jeremy) Steinberg

The Talmud(1) states:   למה תוקעין ומריעין כשהן יושבין, ותוקעין ומריעין כשהן עומדין? כדי  לערבב השטן. Why (do the Jews) blow the shofar while sitting and (again) blow it standing? In order to confuse Satan. The imagery invoked here is that of Satan in his role as prosecutor in the heavenly court. He is tasked … Continue reading Rosh Hashanah: The Shofar’s Blast and Satan’s Crash ~ The Wonders of the Holy Tongue

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