send the sinful chicken to hell!

swing the chicken three times around your head. pass to it your sins and cleans yourself.

and then, send the sinful chicken to hell!


don’t you feel purified now?

the innocence of children often seems wiser than the experience of their parents…

another two points for religion!




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2 responses to “send the sinful chicken to hell!


    Since I was a little girl my mother had me put a dime in a hankerchief and say the kaparot prayer three times and give the money to charity. My grandmothe was orthodox and it was called caporah.

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