Making the shofar: a family tradition

18.09.2012                      02.Tischrei. 5773                      Rosch Haschanah 2

Uraltes Handwerk:

Making the shofar: a family tradition

The BarSheshet and Ribak families of shofar producers quickly went from competitors to partners.

If it were not for the sounding of horns and a pungent smell, one could easily miss a Tel Aviv landmark on Nahlat Binyamin Street in the city’s south area.
The BarSheshet-Ribak Shofar factory, known as Shofarot Israel, has been manufacturing thousands of shofars a year in the very same building since the Ribaks emigrated from Poland in 1927….