20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Kaparot (means ‘atonements’).
Kaparot: According to Jewish belief, rotating a chicken three times over a person head, while reciting a prayer - the sins the person had committed during the past year are passed on to the bird, thus releasing the person from his sins.
|Photo Location:||Bnei-Brak, Israel|
|Copyright:||© Hezy Holzman|