"This is another sad day for Europe's darkening skies," said Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, president of the Conference of European Rabbis.
As Muslim workers are to be absent on Eid al-Adha, several slaughterhouses are to be shut down
Both the Jewish and Muslim faiths require animals be conscious when they are killed for meat. The ban has put several abattoirs out of business.
The infections are believed to be the result of circumcisions in which the “metzitzah ba’peh” procedure was used, whereby the mohel, or circumciser, uses his mouth to suction blood off the penis.
Several international Jewish communal bodies applaud the Polish decision.
Animal rights come before religion, states agriculture and food minister; Kantor: Move is an attack on Jewish religious practice.
Marius touched many of us. But it was more than the seemingly senseless murder of a healthy giraffe that caused outrage; it was the spectacle with which it was carried out.