Renewed Efforts to Stop Chicken-Swinging Ritual During Yom Kippur
Before Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement, hundreds of thousands of observant Jews across the world swing live chickens around their heads while saying a prayer to transfer their sins to the animals. What angers and mobilizes activists is not only the barbaric ritual and slaughter but also the conditions in which the chickens are held for days. Learn more. Sign the petition.