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Chabad’s Shofar Factory…It’s a Blast


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Quick, what's a kosher animal with horns that can be used to makea shofar? Uh, well, everyone knows the answer to that. A ram, right? OK. Right. But name another kosher animal with horns good formaking a shofar. Bzzzzzz! Your time is up. But the several thousand Los Angeles-area day- and Hebrew-schoolchildren participating in Chabad's Traveling Shofar Factory know theanswer: The long, spiraling horns of the male kudu, a type of Africanantelope, are often used to make the shofarim employed in Sephardicsynagogues.

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