ritual slaughter

Two recent cases herpes in babies following Brit Milah

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.

Polish Jews
Jewish groups welcome limited legalization of shechita in Poland

Several international Jewish communal bodies applaud the Polish decision.

Muslims stand next to sheep  for ritual slaughter
Denmark outlaws Jewish and Muslim ritual slaughter as of next week

Animal rights come before religion, states agriculture and food minister; Kantor: Move is an attack on Jewish religious practice.

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Terra Incognita: Marius: Denmark’s shame

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.

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