Navigation Links
MJGC Hosts Traditional Atonement Services

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.

(Photo: )

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

SOURCE Metropolitan Jewish Geriatric Center
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Chennai Plays Hosts To The Diabetes World Congress
2. Chennai Plays Hosts To The Diabetes World Congress
3. AMSA Hosts International Health Conference
4. Mutant Parasites, Unable to Infect Hosts, Highlight Virulence Genes
5. AMSA Hosts Largest Medical Student Conference in Southern Hemisphere
6. Imphal Hosts Cycle Rally to Spread Drug Abuse Awareness
7. Robot Hosts South Korean Wedding
8. Traditional risk factors are more harmful than newer factors of cardiac disease
9. New law to protect traditional knowledge
10. Drug Xeloda as effective as Traditional Chemotherapy
11. Call To Protect Traditional Knowledge Of African Medicinal Plants
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/24/2016)... Fla. (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Global ... Trend magazine’s 2016 Legal Elite. The attorneys chosen by their peers for this recognition ... Florida. , Seven Greenberg Traurig Shareholders received special honors as members of this year’s ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... , ... Comfort Keepers® of San Diego, CA is excited to announce they ... to drive cancer patients to and from their cancer treatments. Comfort Keepers provides ... life and ongoing independence. Getting to and from medical treatments is one of ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... People across the U.S. are sharpening their pencils ... an essay contest in which patients and their families pay tribute to a genetic ... 2016 National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Annual Education Conference (AEC) this September. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... The Haute Beauty Network, affiliated with ... as a prominent plastic surgeon and the network’s newest partner. , Dr. ... handsome men, look naturally attractive. Plastic surgery should be invisible.” He stands by ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... Strategic Capital Partners, LLC (SCP) in ... investment capital for emerging technology companies. SCP has delivered investment events and ... more than a million dollars of capital investment for five companies. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/26/2016)... OTTAWA, Ontario , June 27, 2016  VMS ... the Company,s Board will take whatever measures required to ... the Company,s stock which is currently listed on the ... S Wexler, Company Chairman and CEO, "We are seeing ... be difficult to understand, not only by the Company, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016   Bay Area Lyme Foundation , ... Center for Tick Borne Illness , Harvard Medical ... Hacking Medicine, University of California, Berkeley, and the ... five finalists of Lyme Innovation , the ... 100 scientists, clinicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, and investors from ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... and SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. , June ... -based mobile pulmonary function testing company, is now able to ... devices developed by ndd Medical Technologies , Inc. ... done in hospital-based labs.  Thanks to ndd,s EasyOne PRO ® , ... , can get any needed testing done in the comfort of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: