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Kaparot (symbolic "atonement")

Kaparot (symbolic "atonement") is a Jewish rite before Yom Kippur (the holiest day in Judaisme). The rite consists of waving a chicken over one's head 3 times while reciting the appropriate text, and after slaughtered is donated to charitable cause.

TAGS: Emotion, Excitement, Family, Fowl, Israel

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Ramat-Gan, Israel
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© Hezy Holzman.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2015
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