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Hearing and Learning to Play the Shofar

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Michael Chusid, who says he's taught thousands of people to blow the shofar. He calls himself a shofar "master blaster." John Rabe
UPDATE: We're reposting this segment for Rosh Hashanah, which begins at sunset on Wednesday, September 28.

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The Jewish month of Elul begins at sunset on Monday, August 9th. Every day during Elul, until Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, observant Jews will want to hear the shofar, the animal horn.

Michael Chusid, Angelino and author of "Hearing Shofar: The Still Small Voice of the Ram’s Horn," joins Off-Ramp host John Rabe in the Crawford Family Forum to teach us about the shofar ... and teach John how to play it.

COME INSIDE for a link to Michael's book.

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