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(Numbers 29:1) ‘Now in the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you shall also have a holy convocation; you shall do no laborious work. It will be to you a day for blowing horns יוֹם תְּרוּעָה. -God tells us to come together, blow horns and make some noise. (Leviticus 23:23-25) Again the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, ‘In the seventh month on the first of the month you shall have a rest, a reminder by blowing of horns, a holy convocation. You shall not do any laborious work, but you shall present an offering by fire to the Lord.’”                    -Reminder of blowing of horns - זִכְרוֹן תְּרוּעָה (TLB) … it is a time of remembrance, and is to be announced by loud blowing of trumpets. -God calls us to blow horns and this is to announce something He wants us to remember. What is it that God wants us to remember? (Rosh Hashanah Prayer) … May it (the shofar) direct our thoughts to [cause us to remember] the day when