KAPAROT SERVICE 

 

Its tradition on the morning before Yom Kippur to do Kapparot (expiation). Many do it with chickens. Here is how it is done with money .

1) Take $18, $36, $54 or some numerical equivalent of Chai, according to your means and hold it in your right hand.

2) Recite the following paragraph with fervor. 

3) Recite this paragraph. Every time you say the words you swing the money in your right hand around your head.

4) Repeat step (2) and (3) two more times.  

5) It is customary for that money or its equivalent value to be donated to charity. You can donate that amount below.

Wishing you a year of blessing and peace and may this substitute be your atonement and may you be sealed in the book of life.