shechitah

Poll: 45 Percent Would Ban Kosher Slaughter In Britain

03/29/2013

About 45 percent of 1,900 Britons polled favored banning Jewish ritual slaughter and 38 percent said they favored banning nonmedical circumcision.

Slovenia, Estonia announce new shechitah restrictions

European Jewish Parliament writes to Slovenian Ministry of Agriculture

10/10/2012

Slovenia’s National Assembly is set to vote on a proposed ban on all ritual slaughter, which the European Union member country’s government recently submitted for approval.

Estonia, meanwhile, has reportedly imposed new restrictions on its already stringent slaughter policy.

Dr. Igor Vojtic, a member of the executive board of Slovenia's Jewish community, told JTA that the proposed ban came in animal welfare amendments which the government adopted last month.

New Zealand Jews Plan to Fight for Kosher Slaughter

06/28/2010
JTA

SYDNEY, Australia (JTA) – Barring a last-minute policy reversal, Jewish leaders in New Zealand appear certain to launch legal action against the government over its controversial new law banning kosher slaughter.

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