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Bedouin suspected of stealing 1,800 chickens

Bedouin suspected of stealing 1,800 chickens

Bedouin truck driver fails to deliver chickens, is arrested.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/10/2019 09:48
LA Jewish center sued to prevent kapparot ritual

LA Jewish center sued to prevent kapparot ritual

Animal rights group launches lawsuit against Hills Hebrew Discovery Center to prevent pre-Yom Kippur ritual involving chickens.Marcy Oster/JTA, 29/07/2019 17:34
NY court okays Kapparot ritual

NY court okays Kapparot ritual

NY State Court of Appeals rules ancient Jewish ritual does not amount to animal cruelty.Tzvi Lev, 15/11/2018 19:03
Supreme Court rejects petition against pre-Yom Kippur ritual

Supreme Court rejects petition against pre-Yom Kippur ritual

Supreme Court rejects petition against using chickens in kapparot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/09/2018 11:44
Agriculture Ministry discouraging chicken use for Kapparot

Agriculture Ministry discouraging chicken use for Kapparot

Ministry launches campaign urging Israelis to use money instead of livestock in popular religious ritual.Tzvi Lev, 03/09/2018 10:18
'Money preferable to chickens for Kapparot'

'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, 02/09/2018 10:35
Kapparot scandal: Chickens sold to Arab factory

Kapparot scandal: Chickens sold to Arab factory

Community leaders promise to file complaint with local police.Chana Roberts, 30/09/2017 22:02
California animal rights group sues to stop kapparot ceremony

California animal rights group sues to stop kapparot ceremony

Group seeks to force California police to prevent pre-Yom Kippur custom.JTA, 14/09/2017 18:52
Kapparot can continue in NY, appeals court rules

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, 08/06/2017 09:39
LA judge throws out lawsuit against kapparot Yom Kippur ritual

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, 17/05/2017 22:36
At 11th hour, judge allows California kapparot

At 11th hour, judge allows California kapparot

Los Angeles court lifted a temporary injunction against performing kapparot shortly before Yom Kippur.JTA, 14/10/2016 04:36
More towns ban kaparot in public places

More towns 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 17:09
Judge bars kapparot ritual in Irvine, CA

Judge bars kapparot ritual in Irvine, CA

Pre-Yom Kippur ritual temporarily banned by federal judge in southern California city.JTA, 09/10/2016 22:39
Southern California Chabad sued over kapparot

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, 07/10/2016 05:38
'Animal Rights' Protesters Hurl Anti-Semitic Abuse

'Animal Rights' Protesters Hurl Anti-Semitic Abuse

Protest against pre-Yom Kippur kaparot ritual turns ugly as protesters goad Jews with anti-Semitic slogans.Ari Soffer, 24/09/2015 14:23
Haredi Papers Refuse Ads Against Kapparot

Haredi Papers Refuse Ads Against Kapparot

Agriculture Ministry campaign against 'inhumane' chicken-twirling custom reaches haredim through posters instead.Yedidya Ben Or, 21/09/2015 12:58