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Brussels rules Shechita is legal

Brussels Regional Parliament votes against ban on kosher slaughter by majority of 42 to 38.

Brussels rules Shechita is legal

Belgian Jews struggling in wake of ban on kosher slaughter

With community having to import meat from other countries, a kosher meat shortage is causing increasing hardships for Belgium's Jews.

Belgian Jews struggling in wake of ban on kosher slaughter

EU high court tells rabbis to change rules of kosher slaughter

EU court backs Belgian ban on kosher and halal slaughter - and even instructs Jews to integrate electric stunning into meat production.

EU high court tells rabbis to change rules of kosher slaughter

Poland: Agriculture Min. promises 'no impediment' to kosher meat

Polish Agriculture Min. to European Jewish leaders: 'There will be no impediment to kosher meat exports for European religious communities.'

Poland: Agriculture Min. promises 'no impediment' to kosher meat

Hungarian Deputy PM blasts kosher slaughter ruling as 'disgrace'

European Jewish Association Chair: 'Hungary has consistently shown action to match its words, we hope other countries will follow.'

Hungarian Deputy PM blasts kosher slaughter ruling as 'disgrace'

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.

Young Israel slams EU court for upholding kosher slaughter ban

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.

Foreign Ministry: A terrible message to Europe's Jews

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.

Poland vows to ban kosher slaughter

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.

EU politicians, Jewish leaders decry kosher slaughter ban

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.

Polish parliament votes to ban export of kosher meat

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.

Temporary OK for kosher slaughter in Cyprus runs into a snag

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.

Jewish organizations appeal: Repeal ban on kosher slaughter

'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.

'They are violating the religious rights of Belgian Jews'

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.

Belgian ban on kosher slaughter goes into effect

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.

Dutch party begins 2nd attempt to ban kosher slaughter

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.'

Malmö Jews, city officials work to resume kosher meat sales

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.

English county bans kosher slaughter

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.

Right-wing German party calls for end to kosher slaughtering

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.

Holland again seeks to curtail 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.

Belgium Won't Ban Kosher Slaughter, Says Minister

Kosher Slaughter Ban Overturned in Poland

Landmark decision declares kosher slaughter constitutional in Poland; Rabbis hail 'precedent-setting' ruling.

Kosher Slaughter Ban Overturned in Poland

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.'

Backlash Continues Against Calls to Ban Kosher Slaughter in UK

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.

Deputy British PM Opposes Kosher Slaughter 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.

Britain's Top Vet Calls For Shechita Ban

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.

European Commission President Promises to Protect Jews' Rights

Rabbi: Kosher Slaughter Ban Not Anti-Semitic

Copenhagen rabbi: ban on kosher slaughter is problematic, but false accusations of anti-Semitism won’t help.

Rabbi: Kosher Slaughter Ban Not Anti-Semitic

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.

Shaked: Kosher Slaughter Ban 'The Height of Hypocrisy'

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."

Rabbi Lau: We'll Act to Reverse Danish 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.

Lithuania Trying to Cash in On Poland's Kosher 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.

Polish Muslims Invoke EU Law against Slaughter Ban

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.

Polish Muslim Leader: Kosher, Halal Slaughter Are Legal

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.

Poland's Top Court to Rule on Kosher 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.

Pope to 'Investigate' Polish Ban on Kosher Slaughter

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.

Polish Minister Promises to Fight Kosher Slaughter Ban

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.

Polish PM to Form Committee to Discuss Kosher Slaughter

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.

Poland's PM: No Plans to Reverse Ban on Kosher Slaughter

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.

Europe's Jews Call for Unity Over Polish Shechita Ban

Knesset Speaker Tells Poland: Rethink Shechita Ban

MK Edelstein: Poland has moral duty to change 'unacceptable decision' on kosher slaughter

Knesset Speaker Tells Poland: Rethink Shechita Ban

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.

Poland Strikes Down Bill to Reinstate Kosher Slaughter

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.

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