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Hasidic men in a Jerusalem market appraising a chicken for a Yom Kippur ritual
September 27, 2020

Fine Feathers

Hasidic men in a Jerusalem market appraise chickens to use during the kapparot ceremony the eve of Yom Kippur. In the ritual, the chicken assumes the sin of the person, before being slaughtered and later consumed in soup.
Photograph by James L. Stanfield, Nat Geo Image Collection

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