NY court okays Kapparot ritual

NY State Court of Appeals rules ancient Jewish ritual does not amount to animal cruelty.Tzvi Lev, 11/15/2018, 7:03 PM

Supreme Court rejects petition against pre-Yom Kippur ritual

Supreme Court rejects petition against using chickens in kapparot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2018, 11:44 AM

Agriculture Ministry discouraging chicken use for Kapparot

Ministry launches campaign urging Israelis to use money instead of livestock in popular religious ritual.Tzvi Lev, 9/3/2018, 10:18 AM

'Money preferable to chickens for Kapparot'

Leading rabbi Meir Mazuz says it is preferable to observe the pre-Yom Kippur custom with money rather than chickens.Mordechai Sones, 9/2/2018, 10:35 AM

Kapparot scandal: Chickens sold to Arab factory

Community leaders promise to file complaint with local police.Chana Roberts, 9/30/2017, 10:02 PM

California animal rights group sues to stop kapparot ceremony

Group seeks to force California police to prevent pre-Yom Kippur custom.JTA, 9/14/2017, 6:52 PM

Kapparot can continue in NY, appeals court rules

NY appellate court upholds ruling allowing pre-Yom Kippur custom of 'kapparot' in the city after suit filed to stop it.JTA, 6/8/2017, 9:39 AM

LA judge throws out lawsuit against kapparot Yom Kippur ritual

LA federal judge dismisses lawsuit against syangogue for holding kapparot ceremony with live chicken before Yom Kippur.JTA, 5/17/2017, 10:36 PM

At 11th hour, judge allows Southern California kapparot ritual

Los Angeles court lifted a temporary injunction against performing kapparot shortly before Yom Kippur.JTA, 10/14/2016, 4:36 AM

Petah Tikva, Rishon Letzion ban kaparot in public places

The cities of Petah Tikva and Rishon Letzion have banned the performance of kaparot on chickens in public places.Haim Lev, 10/10/2016, 5:09 PM

Judge issues restraining order on kapparot ritual in Irvine, CA

Pre-Yom Kippur ritual temporarily banned by federal judge in southern California city.JTA, 10/9/2016, 10:39 PM

Southern California Chabad sued over kapparot

Federal lawsuit filed in Southern California calls for the halting of the pre-Yom Kippur ritual of kapparot.JTA, 10/7/2016, 5:38 AM

Watch: Animal Rights Activists Hurl Anti-Semitic Abuse

Protest against pre-Yom Kippur kaparot ritual turns ugly as protesters goad Jews with anti-Semitic slogans.Ari Soffer, 9/24/2015, 2:23 PM

Haredi Papers Refuse Ads Against Kapparot

Agriculture Ministry campaign against 'inhumane' chicken-twirling custom reaches haredim through posters instead.Yedidya Ben Or, 9/21/2015, 12:58 PM