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Can You Do Tashlich in a Bucket?


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Can You Do Tashlich in a Bucket?

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I’ve no idea what’s the purpose of the pink bucket of water standing next to this Jewish man who appears engaged in the Tashlich prayer, first day of Rosh Hashanah, in Jerusalem.

Maybe, if your sins are rejected, you get to take them home with you in the bucket?

How many sins fit in an average size bucket?

Yori Yanover

About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.


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  1. ShlomoWalfish says:

    The orgin of tashlich is from pagens appeasing the satan by feeding the fish since satan has power over the water.

  2. The orgin of tashlich is from pagens appeasing the satan by feeding the fish since satan has power over the water.


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