In December, an unprecedented coalition of rabbis confirmed that kosher slaughter
practices at AgriProcessors' plant conformed to the highest standards, of Jewish law and tradition.
8 /PRNewswire/ -- A broad coalition of rabbis and certifying agencies involved in the supervision of kosher meat slaughter in the United States has reaffirmed the humaneness of kosher slaughter
(schechita) in the wake of charges by a radical animal rights group.
Like kosher slaughter
, the halal rite requires the butcher to kill the animal by swiftly slitting its throat.
The pope specifically expressed concern about the bans on kosher slaughter
in Poland and directed Cardinal Kurt Koch, the president of the Vatican's Commission for Relations with the Jews, to investigate and host a follow-up meeting as early as next week.
by 116 to 30 to ban the Muslim halal and Jewish kosher slaughter
of animals on
No one has proven that animals suffer more as a result of the kosher slaughter
NEW YORK -- The Jewish Vegetarians of North America (JVNA) announced today that it strongly commends the Israeli chief rabbinate for its plans to phase out the "shackle and hoist" method of kosher slaughter
in Israel and South America, as reported on the front page of the February 19 Jerusalem Post.
It made recommendations for changes to halal and kosher slaughter
in 1985 that were rejected by the Government and never revisited.
The banning of halal and kosher slaughter
is long overdue.
As animal rights groups like PETA become stronger, will kosher slaughter
It would be beyond shocking if a democratic Poland prevented kosher slaughter
, which is so integral to Jewish life in the country," Harris said.
PETA claims, contrary to a wealth of rabbinical teaching, that ritual kosher slaughter
is inherently cruel.