Clippix ETC: An online picture service of Florida's Educational Technology Clearinghouse

background
Dark
Medium
Light
picture sizes
small
medium
large
original
New York Handcrafted Wood Carving of Rabbi Holding a Shofar (Three Quarter View)

New York Handcrafted Wood Carving of Rabbi Holding a Shofar (Three Quarter View)

Hand made and painted wood carving a rabbi holding a shofar. He is wearing a long black coat, and has a long beard and payots (long sideburns or curls). The rabbi is wearing a yarmulke (small skull cap) on his head. It symbolizes piety and reminds Jews that the Divine Presence is over his head. Rabbis also wear a tzitzit, with tassels that hang down from a garment. A shofar is a musical instrument, usually made of a ram's horn. The shofar is blown as a part of services in the synagogue on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. The figure is 6 inches (15 cm) tall.

For the story, visit The Shofar

Galleries: Judaism, Male, North America, Wood
Keywords: Jewish, New York, USA, beard, coat, hand carved, horn, male, man, musical instrument, painted, payots, rabbi, rabbi, ram, shofar, skull cap, tassels, tzitzit, worship, yarmulke
Photo Location: FCIT Photo Studio, Tampa, FL
Photographer: Dr. Ann E. Barron
Date of Photo: 05/30/2013
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 0.04
F Number: 16
Original Dimensions: 3580×5356
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 23422