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Young Israel slams EU court for upholding kosher slaughter ban

Young Israel slams EU court for upholding kosher slaughter ban

National Council of Young Israel blasts EU court which upheld Belgian ban on ritual slaughter: A blatant attack on religious freedom.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 18/12/2020 22:05
Foreign Ministry: A terrible message to Europe's Jews

Foreign Ministry: A terrible message to Europe's Jews

Israeli Foreign Ministry says it will work to reverse the European court's ruling upholding ban on kosher slaughter in Belgium.Nitsan Keidar, 18/12/2020 06:37
Polish government vows to introduce new bill to end ritual slaughter

Polish government vows to introduce new bill to end ritual slaughter

After scrapping one bill to ban kosher and halal slaughter, Polish government announces plans for new ban.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 09/11/2020 07:40
EU politicians, Jewish leaders decry Polish kosher slaughter ban bill

EU politicians, Jewish leaders decry Polish kosher slaughter ban bill

European Jewish Association head warns it will be “open season” on Jewish faith if Bill is passed as is in Poland.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2020 17:15
Polish parliament votes to ban export of kosher and halal meat

Polish parliament votes to ban export of kosher and halal meat

A day after committee dropped bid to ban export of kosher meat, Poland's Sejm votes overwhelmingly for the ban.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 21/09/2020 09:12
Temporary OK for kosher slaughter in Cyprus runs into a snag

Temporary OK for kosher slaughter in Cyprus runs into a snag

Law in Cyprus aimed at granting temporary approval for kosher slaughter is frozen 'for further study', government says.Marcy Oster, JTA, 28/04/2020 07:18
Jewish organizations appeal: Repeal ban on kosher slaughter

Jewish organizations appeal: Repeal ban on kosher slaughter

International Legal Forum, faith-based organizations, appeal to European court to cancel Belgian ban on kosher slaughter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/09/2019 13:14
'They are violating the religious rights of Belgian Jews'

'They are violating the religious rights of Belgian Jews'

Belgium's Chief Rabbi tells Arutz Sheva about the fight against law prohibiting kosher slaughter in two of the country's three provinces.Nitsan Keidar, 02/09/2019 05:40
Belgian ban on kosher slaughter goes into effect

Belgian ban on kosher slaughter goes into effect

Law requiring animals to receive electric shock before slaughter goes into effect in Wallonia. Conference of European Rabbis concerned.Nitsan Keidar, 01/09/2019 04:18
Dutch party begins 2nd attempt to ban kosher slaughter

Dutch party begins 2nd attempt to ban kosher slaughter

Defying opposition from constitutional court, Dutch party launches second bid to ban kosher and halal slaughter.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 16/05/2019 21:48
Malmö Jews, city officials work to resume kosher meat sales

Malmö Jews, city officials work to resume kosher meat sales

Community spokesman: 'There was never a food hygiene concern; this is a bureaucratic issue that will soon be resolved.'JTA - Mordechai Sones, 08/10/2018 18:35
English county bans kosher slaughter

English county bans kosher slaughter

Lancashire County, on the suburbs of Manchester, will no longer allow meat from ritual slaughter of animals to be served in public schools.Ben Ariel and JTA, 21/12/2017 04:07
German party calls for end to kosher slaughtering

German party calls for end to kosher slaughtering

Popular German right-populist party's platform calls to end religious slaughtering, minarets, Muslim calls to prayer and more.JTA, 26/04/2016 10:22
Holland again seeks to curtail kosher slaughter

Holland again seeks to curtail kosher slaughter

Production of such meat will be supervised by government authorities and export of kosher and halal meat will be banned.Gil Ronen, 17/02/2016 20:10
Belgium Won't Ban Kosher Slaughter

Belgium Won't Ban Kosher Slaughter

Belgium’s Minister for Animal Welfare advises a European Jewish group that kosher slaughter will not be banned in the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/12/2014 03:46
Kosher Slaughter Ban Overturned in Poland

Kosher Slaughter Ban Overturned in Poland

Landmark decision declares kosher slaughter constitutional in Poland; Rabbis hail 'precedent-setting' ruling.Eliran Aharon, 10/12/2014 19:12
UK: Muslims, Jews Fight Proposed Kosher, Halal Ban

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, 09/03/2014 11:33
Deputy British PM Opposes Kosher Slaughter Ban

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, 09/03/2014 05:10
Britain's Top Vet Calls For Shechita Ban

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, 06/03/2014 20:31
EC President to Protect Jews' Rights

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, 19/02/2014 02:42
Rabbi: Kosher Slaughter Ban Not Anti-Semitic

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, 16/02/2014 12:42
MK: Kosher Slaughter Ban 'The Height of Hypocrisy'

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, 14/02/2014 11:04
Rabbi Lau: We'll Act to Reverse Danish Ban

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, 14/02/2014 01:13
Lithuania Trying to Cash in On Slaughter Ban

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, 16/10/2013 05:44
Polish Muslims Invoke EU Law against Slaughter Ban

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, 11/09/2013 08:08
Polish Muslim: Kosher, Halal Slaughter Are Legal

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, 11/09/2013 03:43
Poland's Top Court to Rule on Kosher Slaughter Ban

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, 04/09/2013 04:44
Pope to 'Investigate' Polish Slaughter Ban

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, 03/09/2013 02:13
Polish Minister Promises to Fight Slaughter Ban

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, 22/07/2013 06:15
Polish PM to Form Committee to Discuss Slaughter

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, 19/07/2013 04:42
Poland's PM: No Plans to Reverse Slaughter Ban

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, 17/07/2013 06:13
Europe's Jews Call for Unity Over Shechita Ban

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, 16/07/2013 04:44
Knesset Speaker Tells Poland: Rethink Shechita Ban

Knesset Speaker Tells Poland: Rethink Shechita Ban

MK Edelstein: Poland has moral duty to change 'unacceptable decision' on kosher slaughterGil Ronen, 14/07/2013 20:11
Poland Strikes Down Kosher Slaughter Bill

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, 13/07/2013 01:35
Fois Gras Law ‘a Double-Edged Sword,’ Rabbi Warns

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, 18/06/2013 10:24
Polish Court Bans Kosher Slaughter

Polish Court Bans Kosher Slaughter

Poland’s top court bans ritual slaughter, but move is largely symbolic due to new EU rules. , 28/11/2012 01:43