Yom Kippur, that glorious orgy of rabbinic self-congratulation, begins Friday evening, Oct. 7, whereby the western world will watch in awe as "pious Jews" beg God for forgiveness, strive for righteousness and, in the run-up to the holy day, transfer their sins to a...chicken.(DONT LAUGH , I AM SERIOUS!) It's called "KAPAROT". It doesn't fit the misty, gauzy, Spielbergian image of Orthodox Judaism, does it? Talmudists shlugging (twirling) a chicken over their heads in the belief that by reciting the Mahzor prayers while doing so, they are transferring their sins to the chicken!
THESE NEXT TWO VIDEOS EMBODY THE BEAUTY OF JUDAISM!
GOD APPARENTLY LIKES THIS... AND THE LITLE HAT. In times of old (BEFORE THEY STOLE PALESTINE) they use to put their sins into a goat and set it free, that is where the name scapegoat comes originates.
WHERE IS PETA AND ALF WHEN WE NEED THEM? LEAVE THE LAB RATS ALONE AND GO FOR THE SLAM DUNK ON YOM KIPPUR