Did the Jews Take the Custom of Tashlikh From the Iranians?

Clues in Babylonian texts lead to a Zoroastrian fertility rite as a plausible source for the custom of casting away one's sins.

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On the afternoon of the first day of Rosh Hashanah, observant Jews go to a river, lake or sea, or if those aren’t available, to a well, into which they ritualistically throw the contents of their pockets, and...