I would NEVER do kapparot on a live animal - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Daniel Yehuda Breslauer
    • 13.09.10 | 09:29 (IST)

    It's so disgusting I cannot imagine how anyone can do it. (I'm a religious lifelong vegetarian, by the way.) Actually, for the past couple of years, I didn't do kapparot at all - it's a silly minhag which everyone has come to see as 'obligation' as if it were a biblical command (which it isn't). It's just a minhag that quite a few great rabbis were opposed to; to me it sounds like complete nonsense. Whether money or chickens or fish are being used.

    from the article: Leading rabbi joins animal rights group's campaign against kaparot
    First published 01:05 13.09.10 | Last updated 01:05 13.09.10
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