The rise of the kosher chicken business in America
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
Talmudic scholars have never agreed on the pre-Yom Kippur chicken sacrifice
Kapparot with a chicken is jarring and upsetting, but I do it every year
It’s the time of year for apologies, but not everyone has forgiveness on their mind. An argument for not saying sorry until God does.
How the relationship between a reporter and his editor shook the Yiddish press