REMINISCENCE
KAPPAROT.
A DAY BEFORE YOM KIPUR, IT WAS CUSTOMARY
TO SACRIFICE HENS AND ROOSTERS FOR ALL
THE FAMILY MEMBERS, A HEN FOR FEMALE AND
A ROOSTER FOR A MALE.
FOR A PREGNANT WOMAN WHOSE EMBRYO'S
GENDER WAS NOT KNOWN, THEY USED TO
SACRIFICE TWO HENS AND ONE ROOSTER. A HEN
FOR THE MOTHER-TO-BE AND A ROOSTER AND A
HEN FOR THE EMBRYO.
DONATED TO THE BABYLONIAN JEWRY MUSEUM
THE PAINTING DONATED TO THE
BABYLONIAN JEWISH HERITAGE MUSEUM
AT OR YEHUDA ISRAEL.