Jewish groups spar over representation by controversial lawyer in Poland ‘shechita’ ban

31.07.2013                      24.Aw.5773

Polen:

Jewish groups spar over representation by controversial lawyer in Poland ‘shechita’ ban

Attorney is the former leader of now-defunct League of Polish Families, a far-right parliamentary sect that has been accused of anti-Semitism.

Polish Chief Rabbi Michael Schudrich harshly criticized the European Jewish Association on Tuesday for hiring the former leader of a controversial parliamentary faction to represent the group in legal efforts to overturn a ban on ritual slaughter….