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Kosher slaughter prohibition

Kosher Slaughter Ban Overturned in Poland

Landmark decision declares kosher slaughter constitutional in Poland; Rabbis hail 'precedent-setting' ruling.Eliran Aharon, 12/10/2014, 7:12 PM

UK: Muslims, Jews Fight Proposed Kosher, Halal Ban

Muslim and Jewish communities in Britain unite to fend off allegations that ritual slaughter equates 'animal cruelty.'Tova Dvorin, 3/9/2014, 11:33 AM

Deputy British PM Opposes Kosher Slaughter Ban

"No government of which I’m part" will ban shechita, says Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.Elad Benari, 3/9/2014, 5:10 AM

Britain's Top Vet Calls For Shechita Ban

Britain may join Poland and Denmark in banning ritual slaughter for 'cruelty,' announces veterinary association president.Ari Yashar, 3/6/2014, 8:31 PM

EC President to Protect Jews' Rights

Jose Manuel Barroso, the president of the European Commission (EC), meets European rabbis in wake of latest anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, 2/19/2014, 2:42 AM

Rabbi: Kosher Slaughter Ban Not Anti-Semitic

Copenhagen rabbi: ban on kosher slaughter is problematic, but false accusations of anti-Semitism won’t help.Maayana Miskin, 2/16/2014, 12:42 PM

MK: Kosher Slaughter Ban 'The Height of Hypocrisy'

Jewish Home MK Ayelet Shaked attacks Denmark over kosher slaughter ban, notes Danes vetoed Israeli fur ban a few years ago.Tova Dvorin, 2/14/2014, 11:04 AM

Rabbi Lau: We'll Act to Reverse Danish Ban

Israeli officials react to Denmark’s decision to ban kosher slaughter as of next week. Bennett: "We stand behind the Jewish community."Elad Benari, 2/14/2014, 1:13 AM

Lithuania Trying to Cash in On Slaughter Ban

Lithuania takes a step towards legalizing the ritual slaughter of livestock for food after neighboring Poland imposed a ban.Elad Benari, 10/16/2013, 5:44 AM

Polish Muslims Invoke EU Law against Slaughter Ban

Adopting a new legal strategy, Muslim leader says EU law is enough to overturn kosher-halal ban.Arutz Sheva, 9/11/2013, 8:08 AM

Polish Muslim: Kosher, Halal Slaughter Are Legal

The head of Poland's Muslim community says a ban on halal and kosher slaughter is invalid under European law.Elad Benari, 9/11/2013, 3:43 AM

Poland's Top Court to Rule on Kosher Slaughter Ban

Poland's top court will consider whether Jews and Muslims can perform kosher and halal slaughter despite a recent ban.Elad Benari, 9/4/2013, 4:44 AM

Pope to 'Investigate' Polish Slaughter Ban

Pope Francis has ordered an investigation into a Polish ban on the ritual kosher slaughter of animals, says WJC head Ron Lauder.Elad Benari, 9/3/2013, 2:13 AM

Polish Minister Promises to Fight Slaughter Ban

The Polish Minister in charge of a committee on solving the kosher slaughter ban says he's prepared to go to the Constitutional Court.Elad Benari, 7/22/2013, 6:15 AM

Polish PM to Form Committee to Discuss Slaughter

Polish Prime Minister gives his consent to the establishment of a committee that will find a solution to allow kosher slaughtering.Elad Benari, 7/19/2013, 4:42 AM

Poland's PM: No Plans to Reverse Slaughter Ban

Poland's PM Donald Tusk says he has no plans to reintroduce legislation to lift a ban on the production of kosher meat.Elad Benari, 7/17/2013, 6:13 AM

Europe's Jews Call for Unity Over Shechita Ban

European Jewish Association calls for united efforts towards reversing the Polish parliament's decision to ban kosher slaughter.Elad Benari, 7/16/2013, 4:44 AM

Knesset Speaker Tells Poland: Rethink Shechita Ban

MK Edelstein: Poland has moral duty to change 'unacceptable decision' on kosher slaughterGil Ronen, 7/14/2013, 8:11 PM

Poland Strikes Down Kosher Slaughter Bill

Poland's parliament rejects the ritual slaughter of livestock for food, angering the Jewish community as well as farmers and exporters.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/13/2013, 1:35 AM

Fois Gras Law ‘a Double-Edged Sword,’ Rabbi Warns

MK’s bill on banning delicacy could be used to support European ban on kosher slaughter, French Jewish leader says.Maayana Miskin, 6/18/2013, 10:24 AM

Polish Court Bans Kosher Slaughter

Poland’s top court bans ritual slaughter, but move is largely symbolic due to new EU rules. , 11/28/2012, 1:43 AM