Shechitah


New Proposal Threatens Religious Slaughter in Belgium

Religious communities in Belgium expressed grave concern over proposed legislation that would make stunning a requirement even for kosher and halal meat production. The bill, which would affect the country’s…

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Court Upholds Religious Slaughter in Belgium

Leaders of Belgium’s Jewish community cautiously celebrated a high court decision that pronounced a proposed ban on shechitah and halal slaughter to be unconstitutional. Rabbi Pinchos Kornfeld, president of Antwerp’s…

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Court Upholds Ritual Slaughter in Belgium

The leaders of Belgium’s Jewish community cautiously celebrated a High Court decision that dismissed a proposed ban on ritual slaughter as unconstitutional. Pro-shechitah advocates had been on edge since May,…

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