The Wake-Up: A Short Rosh Hashanah Video

Waking up from a deep sleep may require extreme measures.

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Featuring Rabbi Gil Eisenbach, Avyel Cohen, Perez Wani, Victoria Brouia
Directed by Ruben Journo
Written & Produced by
With thanks to Michael Bouhnik

Comments (6)

(6) Patrice, September 11, 2018 1:58 AM

L’shanah Tovah

Excellent videos... thank you

(5) Harry Pearle, September 5, 2018 1:48 PM

See Shofar Forward and Backward (Sounds and Threats?)

This wonderful video got me thinking about the message of the Shofar. We can see it forward and backward.

Forward, we can have a series of blasts, repeated, over again.
Backward, we can see it as a weapon, a threat used by an animal.

We may prefer to hear the message, repeated, again and again, and not the frightening threat., in order to change and wake up.

(I wonder what the commentaries say about this for the Shofar)

(4) joseph mizrahi, September 5, 2018 1:58 AM

That’s what makes Rosh Hashanah beautiful

Wow GD bless all of you you literally did a hundred percent t excellent in that song brought me to tears

(3) Harry Pearle, September 4, 2018 4:33 PM

Shofar Wake Up Call and the Power of Ceremony

Why does the Shofar wake this man up? I think part of the reason is ceremony. Every day, in Elul, we blow Shofar. It is a special ceremony, with its own holiness. We know the Shofor blowin is special in Elul and we try to wake up to it.

The Shofar has its own special energy to wake us up.

Perhaps, we can wake up to other things, with some ceremony and some practice, in the new year. THANKS MUCH H

(2) Barry, September 20, 2017 3:18 PM

Great video


(1) Anonymous, September 14, 2017 2:47 PM


Cute! Adorable! Funny! Remembrance! I like this level of creativity, super! Great job!


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