четверг, 9 октября 2014 г.

Kapparot in Israel

Kapparot (Hebrew: כפרות‎,  Kapporois, Kappores) is a Jewish ritual practiced by some Jews on the eve of Yom Kippur. The person swings a live chicken or a bundle of coins over one's head three times, symbolically transferring one's sins to the chicken or coins. The chicken is then slaughtered and donated to the poor for consumption at the pre-fast meal.
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55-Kapparot (27)