Agudas Yisroel Reissues Kapparos Kol Korei


Reissuing a Rabbinic statement, or kol korei, that was first published nine years ago and that remains relevant today, Agudath Israel of America is calling upon the community to exercise care regarding the custom of kapparos before Yom Kippur.

Given the size of the community, and the large volume of chickens that will be handled in the upcoming days, the practice of kapparos needs to be conducted in a manner that ensures that proper standards of kashrus, cleanliness, and humane treatment of animals, as defined by halacha, are met. This can be achieved by patronizing only those establishments that are under appropriate rabbinic supervision.

Click here for the kaporos kol korei as a pdf.

Click here for the English translation of the kaporos kol korei.




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