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Ritual Divides Orthodox Jews

For many Orthodox Jews, the problem with Kapparot is not about animal rights or even the law. It's about religious interpretation, and this is dividing Orthodox rabbis themselves. Full Story, Audio

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lol
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lol

the quotes in this are tooo funny

go go go!!
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go go go!!

go Hecht

Vilamalshinim Al Tehi Sikva..............
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Vilamalshinim Al Tehi Sikva..............

We daven every day for such people who try to uproot Yiddishkeit or even part of it, and yes I am davka saying this on Erev Yom Kippur.
May they all do Teshuva now

This actually convinced me to use money
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This actually convinced me to use money

I used money this year instead of Kapparot…

boruch ben tzvi (A"H) HaKohaine Hoffinger            BS"D
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boruch ben tzvi (A"H) HaKohaine Hoffinger BS"D

I’ve been performing the Kapporot rite for about 30 years. It’s very emotional and I concur with Rabbi Shea Hecht. To me, it’s the most spiritually ‘healthy’ way to enter Yom HaKippur. Calling the rite ‘cruel’ has to be proven. This is a value judgement. I hold the chicken (I love animals.) by both wings, and when I hear it clucking, or defecating I realize it’s scared, I pat the head with my index (or free) finger, hold it closer to myself, and it QUIETS DOWN! I thought: “After this, how can I eat chicken?” But HaShem says its OK… Read more »

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