Shofar blowing is integrated in synagogue services on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. It is used to signal the end of the fast at Yom Kippur and is sounded at four specific junctures in the prayers at Rosh Hashanah. The Tokea is the expert who blows, blasts or sounds the shofar and being one is a great honor. It is a sacred office that every male Jew is eligible for, as long as he is accepted by the congregation. The most common type is the Ram’s Horn Shofar, although, traditionally they are made from any horn of the bovidae (any cloven-hoofed animal) family, except that of the cow, and are used for Jewish religious reasons. The Yemenite Shofar comes froman African Kudu. All the shofars in IsraelShofar.com meet all Jewish Laws and have gone througha strict veterinarian sterilization process.