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'Is Minister an authority on Jewish law?'

'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.Gary Willig, 06/10/2016 21:56
Puah: "Campaign against kaparot is blasphemous"

Puah: "Campaign against kaparot is blasphemous"

Director of human rights organization Betzalmo says that the campaign against kaparot is a perversion of values.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/10/2016 22:01
Watch: Animal Rights Group Protests Kaparot Ritual

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 kaparotYoni Kempinski, 20/09/2015 23:01
NY Judge Allows Kapparot Ritual Despite Lawsuit

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.'Tova Dvorin, 16/09/2015 20:11
Videos Show Kaparot Ritual - From Chicken's POV

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.Moshe Cohen, 10/09/2015 13:12
NY Assemblyman: Shame on Chicken-Waving Critics

NY Assemblyman: Shame on Chicken-Waving Critics

Hikind slams Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit against controversial Kaparot custom as a 'disgusting misrepresentation.'Ari Yashar, 07/07/2015 23:03
MK Peretz: Replace Kaparot Chickens with Money

MK Peretz: Replace Kaparot Chickens with Money

Environment Minister Amir Peretz slammed the practice of kaparot, saying that it was cruel and unusual.Yaakov Levi, 02/10/2014 14:12
Group: Keep Kaparot Ritual Kosher and Cruelty-Free

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.Yaakov Levi, 22/09/2014 13:30