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During the Coshocton National Day of Prayer observance held Thursday evening, May 2 at the court square, Dan Myers used this Shofar and its distinct trumpeting sound to let Bible reading participants know when to begin their 15 minutes of Bible reading to the world. Participants faced outward from the sidewalk around the court square reading previously assigned verses from The Bible. This Shofar is from the horn of a Kudu in Africa, and was the instrument used by the Jews in Biblical times to blow down the walls of Jericho. The traditional Jewish instrument, often made from a ram’s horn, is referenced in the Book of Joshua.

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