Polish president, rabbis condemn Dutch anti-‘shechita‘ law

02.10.2011                      05.Cheschwan. 5772

Rabbi-Konferenz:

Polish president, rabbis condemn Dutch anti-‘shechita' law

Community leaders from across Europe gather in Warsaw for the Conference of European Rabbis, efforts to ban 'shechita' are high on the agenda.

More than 200 rabbis from across Europe have gathered in Warsaw this week for the 27th convention of the Conference of European Rabbis.
High on the agenda is the concern held by Jewish communities on the continent over continuing efforts to ban shechita, the ritual slaughter of animals for human consumption, as well as the defense of other religious practices such as ritual circumcision….