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For the Jewish ritual of Kaparot, a person's sins are symbolically transferred to a chicken, and then the chicken is slaughtered.

For the Jewish ritual of Kaparot, a person's sins are symbolically transferred to a chicken, and then the chicken is slaughtered.

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Sarah Birnbaum

In Lifestyle & BeliefReligion.

Tagged: Brooklyn and New YorkNorth AmericaUnited StatesNew YorkNortheastJudaismJewishYom KippurJewish ritualKaparotKaparosHasidicHasidimanimal rightschickensBrooklynCrown HeightsWilliamsburgEastern European Jews.