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Why right-wing Christian politicians are blowing the shofar

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Right-wing Christians have increasingly been using shofars and other Jewish symbols at rallies, an act that some Jews call offensive.

Forward, September 2022

Jews will soon hear the shofar at High Holiday services. Far-right Christians politicians have been blowing it at their rallies all year.

Shofars made an appearance onstage at one recent far-right rally in a Virginia Beach megachurch, for example. where speakers described their political opponents as demons and spread the falsehood  of a stolen 2020 presidential election. In another example, Doug Mastriano, Pennsylvania’s GOP nominee for U.S. Senate and a leader in the “Stop the Steal” movement, incorporated shofar-blowing into an August rally.

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