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Jewish Ritual Chicken Slaughter Sparks Protest In Crown Heights

Posted on 02 October 2014 by moshe emes

    (Scott Heins / Gothamist) Last night, as animal rights activists screamed “Murderers!” and waved signs of protest from behind a barricaded portion of Eastern Parkway, hundreds of Jewish families gathered to perform the atonement ritual of Kaporos— a process of waving a live chicken over their heads while reciting prayers. Kaporos is a ritual of atonement that symbolically transfers a person’s sins to the living chicken as it is held aloft. After the ritual, the . >>> READ MORE ...

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