temple. And every time the event ends, Ygal Sonenshine hands out a
silver cup to one of his kin, with a written message to uphold Jewish
"It's something you don't need to be taught," he said. "Passing a
tradition from one generation to another is vital."
Kerri and Allyson Sonenshine, who both married into the family,
said it's a trademark of the family.
Coby Sonenshine has done his part. By showing his son, Solomon,
how to position his mouth on the shofar, Coby indirectly taught him
how to play.
"It's really fun ... I just kind of learned," Solomon said Tuesday
as he showed off his new skill to temple congregants.
Ygal Sonenshine's other grandchild, 3-year-old Maggie, might be
next to learn the tradition. The family owns three shofars.
"And it's soon to be an expanded collection," Allyson Sonenshine