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MJGC Hosts Traditional Atonement Services
Date:9/26/2007

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents from Metropolitan Jewish Geriatric Center recently participated in Kaparos, an ancient custom of atonement services performed before Yom Kippur.

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The ritual involves taking a live chicken (a rooster for a man and a hen for a woman) and revolving it over one's head while reciting a prayer. This ritual is meant to symbolically express recognition of sins and a subsequent redemption from G-d through teshuva (repentance) and Yom Kippur.

MJGC is a participating agency of Metropolitan Jewish Health System. Metropolitan is a recognized leader in the field of integrated health care. Metropolitan's participating agencies and programs have a century of health care experience and serve over 40,000 individuals and their families in the Greater Metropolitan New York area. The services of Metropolitan include Managed Care, Home Care, Hospice, Palliative Care, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Independent Living, Adult Day Health Care and Research.

For more information, call (718) 921-7601 or visit http://www.mjhs.org.


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