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Kapparot Jigsaw Puzzle

The Kapparot Ceremony: A Puzzle for Yom Kippur

This jigsaw puzzle is hiding a well known Yom Kippur ritual. This short activity for Yom Kippur is appropriate for primary school students.
For a direct link to the puzzle click here.


Discussion points for class:

  • What Yom Kippur ceremony is featured in this postcard?
  • When does this ceremony take place?
  • What is the meaning behind the ceremony?
  • Why were atonement rituals created for Yom Kippur?
  • Do you participate in these traditions at home?
  • If yes, is it like the ceremony shown in the postcard? What is similar, and what is different?
  • When do you think this postcard was created?
  • Choose two of the characters in the postcard. Imagine how they feel and what they are thinking about. Write a dialogue between the characters that takes place after the ceremony.

For more information about this postcard, click here.