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UJA-FEDERATION OF NEW YORK’S SHOFAR ACROSS BROOKLYN OFFERS MORE THAN 20 LOCATIONS TO HEAR THE SHOFAR ON ROSH HASHANAH
September 21st, 2022

NEW YORK CITY (September 20, 2022) – For New Yorkers wishing to hear the shofar on Rosh Hashanah, UJA-Federation of New York’s Shofar Across Brooklyn features more than 20 outdoor locations across Brooklyn where synagogues and local organizations will sound the shofar on Tuesday, September 27, at 5:00 pm.  

“It is our privilege to bring the community together to hear the blast of the shofar, one of the most significant observances of Rosh Hashanah,” said Rebecca Saidlower, executive director of community mobilizers at UJA. “We’re grateful to the participating synagogues and organizations for providing this opportunity for people to close out the holiday in a meaningful way.” 

For those seeking to celebrate the High Holidays with services, UJA’s Find A Service guide lists 75 synagogues of all denominations offering in-person and virtual services for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur in the five boroughs and Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties.   

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