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Kapparot for Animal Lovers

September 24, 2012 – 10:35 pm10 Comments

Kapparot (or Kaporas כפרות) is an ancient Jewish ritual, performed prior to Yom Kippur. In recent times, this ritual has gained controversy due to the use of live chickens. In this video, Galus Australis’ resident veterinarian and animal welfare expert, Dr Vadim Chelom, demonstrates how to perform the ritual of Kapparot without compromising the welfare of the chicken.

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