The moral and legal case against kapparot
The story behind the old Yiddish saying ‘like a chicken in children of man’
Every year I perform kapores with money, just as he did in his later years. But once, just once, I tried it with a live chicken.
After years of avoiding the jarring ritual, I’ve realized there’s no substitute to its terrible beauty
A Yom Kippur ritual ruffles animal-rights activists’ feathers, plus Alan Dershowitz on Natalie Portman, and Muslim comedian Negin Farsad on suing the MTA