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Animal rights organizations slam Israel's pork industry

An influx of Soviet immigrants and leftist Supreme Court judges have allowed pig breeding to continue in Israel.

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Watch: Man enrages animal rights activist by eating kebab

A New York City man continues eating a kebab while protesters confront him for 'killing animals'.

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Watch: Hot dog contest winner puts protester in a headlock

Joey Chestnut, who claimed his 15th Nathan's hot dog eating competition, took down an animal rights 'Darth Vader' on his way to the victory.

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Israel approves: No more cage systems will be built

Israel is among the first countries in the world to ban the use of chicken cages and move to non-cage systems.

Israel approves: No more cage systems will be built

Polish parliament drops bill’s proposal to ban export of kosher and halal meat

Amendment to animal rights bill eliminates proposed ban of export of kosher and halal meat.

Polish parliament drops proposal to ban export of kosher meat

LA Jewish center sued to prevent kapparot ritual

Animal rights group launches lawsuit against Hills Hebrew Discovery Center to prevent pre-Yom Kippur ritual involving chickens.

LA Jewish center sued to prevent kapparot ritual

Threats against Minister Ariel: 'Do you know why you are alive?'

Animal rights activists threaten Agriculture Minister over opposition to animal import bill. ''Scum, devil disguised as a human being.'

Threats against Minister Ariel: 'Do you know why you are alive?'

California animal rights group sues to stop kapparot ceremony

Group seeks to force California police to prevent pre-Yom Kippur custom.

California animal rights group sues to stop kapparot ceremony

Monkey see, monkey sue: Federal court hears monkey's lawsuit

US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to rule on whether animals can own copyrights to their own work, after monkey takes famous selfie picture.

Monkey see, monkey sue: Federal court hears monkey's lawsuit

Justice served to animal abuser

Arab resident of Jerusalem to be jailed for abusing a small dog.

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Animals petitioning to the Supreme Court?

Attorney explains that if a bill by Zionist Union MK on animal rights is promoted, animal petitions won't be far-fetched.

Animals petitioning to the Supreme Court?

Watch: Animal Rights Group Protests Kaparot Ritual

Animal rights activists and members of a Petach Tikvah synagogue Sunday faced off over the pre-Yom Kippur ritual of kaparot

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Israel Closes Largest Abattoir After Abuse Exposed

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel orders Dabbah slaughterhouse to immediately close after video emerges of horrific abuse.

Israel Closes Largest Slaughterhouse After Animal Abuse Exposed

Joining Bandwagon, Denmark Bans Kosher Slaughter

Denmark has joined the growing list of European countries to ban kosher slaughter. The ban is to take effect next week.

Joining Bandwagon, Denmark Bans Kosher Slaughter

Pro-Animal Activist Slugs Journalist

Animal rights guru Gary Yourofsky behaved like an animal when he saw Maariv's Erel Segal in a leather jacket.

Pro-Animal Activist Slugs Journalist

Rabbinate Weighs in on Kaparot Controversy

The Rabbinate supports use of chickens for ‘atonement’ ritual – but with caution.

Rabbinate Weighs in on Kaparot Controversy

Despite ‘Pagan’ Slam, Chicken Kaparot Continue

Many continue tradition of using live chickens for the kaparot ritual. Pictures from Jerusalem.

Despite ‘Pagan’ Slam, Chicken Kaparot Going Strong

‘Animal Police’ to Hit Streets of Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv kicks off new initiative to fight cruelty to animals.

‘Animal Police’ to Hit Streets of Tel Aviv

MK: 'Foie Gras' is Torture, Israel Can't Sell It

The Ministerial Law Committee on Sunday authorized for legislation a proposed law that would end sales of foie gras in Israel

MK: 'Foie Gras' is Torture for Animals, Israel Can't Sell It