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Jewish Youth Delegation Headed to Israel, Egypt to Represent at COP27

Bella Weksler, Boulder local, and Jewish Youth Climate Movement (JYCM) College Fellow is one of 10 Jewish college students going to COP27, the United Nations Climate Change Conference taking place in Egypt November 6-18.

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Kapparot: The Yom Kippur Tradition of Chicken Twirling

A mother, father, son and daughter. The father holds a rooster over the son's head.

For some 1,000 years, many Ashkenazi Jews have observed the same ritual every Yom Kippur Eve — waving a chicken over their head. From the start, the practice was controversial among rabbinical scholars, and even today, it continues to ruffle feathers. (Sorry, couldn't resist).

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