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Ultra-Orthodox Jews Defend Right To Ritual Chicken Slaughter

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 10.03.2014 | Home

Hundreds of Ultra-Orthodox Jews in New York City flocked together this week to perform Kaporos, the ritual slaughtering of chickens for Yom Kippur. ...

WATCH: Yom Kippur Tradition Causes Controversy Over Chicken Slaughterings

Posted 12.07.2011 | New York

Yom Kippur, the most sacred day on the Jewish calendar, kicks off at sundown Friday and lasts until nightfall Saturday. Synagogues across the count...

Kaparot: The Jewish Chicken-Waving Ritual To Absolve Sins (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.05.2011 | Home

Yom Kippur, the Jewish fast-day of repentance, begins at sundown on Friday (Oct. 7), and some Jews are preparing with ... chickens? The Kaparot rit...