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Kapparot scandal: Chickens sold to Arab factory

Community leaders promise to file complaint with local police.

Kapparot scandal: Chickens sold to Arab factory

Haifa permits Kaparot ritual, bucking growing trend

Despite growing campaign to outlaw 'Kaparot' ritual with chickens, the city of Haifa announces that the ritual can proceed uninterrupted.

Haifa permits Kaparot ritual, bucking growing trend

Petah Tikva looks to end 'Kaparot' ritual

Petah Tikva warns against performing ritual with chickens without permit, reiterates ban on slaughtering chickens in the street.

Petah Tikva looks to end 'Kaparot' ritual

'Is Minister an authority on Jewish law?'

Haredi MK criticizes Ministry of Agriculture for its campaign to get people to use money instead of chickens for kaparot ritual.

'Is Minister of Agriculture an authority on Jewish law?'

Puah: "Campaign against kaparot is blasphemous"

Director of human rights organization Betzalmo says that the campaign against kaparot is a perversion of values.

Puah: "Campaign against kaparot is blasphemous"

Watch: Animal Rights Group Protests Kaparot Ritual

Animal rights activists and members of a Petach Tikvah synagogue Sunday faced off over the pre-Yom Kippur ritual of kaparot

Watch: Animal Rights Group Protests Kaparot Ritualplayer

NY Judge Allows Kapparot Ritual Despite Lawsuit

Animal rights group claim 2,000 year-old ritual, in which chickens are given to the poor, is a 'public nuisance' and 'animal cruelty.'

NY Judge Allows Kapparot Ritual Despite Animal Rights Suit

Videos Show Kaparot Ritual - From Chicken's POV

The Agriculture Ministry is urging Israelis to stop using live chickens when performing the ritual of kaparot this year.

Videos Show Kaparot Ritual - From Chicken's Point of Viewplayer

NY Assemblyman: Shame on Chicken-Waving Critics

Hikind slams Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit against controversial Kaparot custom as a 'disgusting misrepresentation.'

NY Assemblyman Attacks Kaparot Critics: Shame on You!

MK Peretz: Replace Kaparot Chickens with Money

Environment Minister Amir Peretz slammed the practice of kaparot, saying that it was cruel and unusual.

MK Peretz Calls to Replace Kaparot Chickens with Money

Group: Keep Kaparot Ritual Kosher and Cruelty-Free

Agudath Israel of America has reissued a notice calling for greater vigilance when conducting the High Holiday ritual.

Rabbis Call to Keep Kaparot Ritual Kosher and Cruelty-Free