animal rights

Berkeley Kosher Slaughter Workshop Canceled Amid Outcry

05/03/2014 - 20:00

SAN FRANCISCO  — A planned workshop in Berkeley, Calif., on kosher slaughter — during which 15 hens were to be killed — was canceled Thursday amid public outcry from animal rights groups and others.

Are Zoos Ethical?

10/26/2011 - 20:00
Jewish Week Online Columnist


Q – Given the recent Ohio tragedy involving a private zoo, in which dozens of exotic animals were killed, I was wondering whether it is ethical to have such zoos in the first place.

Rabbi Joshua Hammerman

Agreement Allows NZ Kosher Slaughter of Poultry

11/25/2010 - 19:00

SYDNEY, Australia (JTA) – New Zealand’s Jewish community has won an 11th-hour agreement from the government to allow the kosher slaughter of poultry.

Lawyers acting for the community were due to begin a legal battle Monday against the government’s controversial ban on shechita in the High Court in Wellington.

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