07.10.2011 09.Tischrei. 5772 Erew Jom Kippur
Ahead of Yom Kippur, ultra-Orthodox Jews slaughter white chickens as part of a ritual to cleanse themselves of sins from the past year.
Kaparot is a custom connected to Yom Kippur, where white chickens are slaughtered as a symbolic gesture of atonement. The slaughtered chickens are then donated to the poor.
It is believed that Jews transfers their sins from the past year into the chicken….