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Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos

Kaporos protest in Brooklyn (credit: YouTube)

Groups Protest Use Of Chickens In Hasidic Jewish Ritual Called Kaporos

The ritual called Kaporos is a ceremony practiced by some Hasidic communities prior to Yom Kippur in which a rabbi swings a live chicken over his head to transfer the sins of that community to the chicken.

10/07/2011