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A ban which Belgium’s government had enacted on prohibiting the halal and kosher slaughter has been upheld by the European Court of Justice, despite objections brought to them by religious groups. The Flemish court’s decision was upheld by the highest court in the European Union, which will require animals to […]
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How a Nurse Who Gives Last Rites Spends His Sundays Yaakov Shereshevsky has been saying the Viduy, a Jewish prayer, for terminal Covid patients, since rabbis are not allowed in hospital rooms. Shereshevsky, 34, who is an Orthodox Jew, lives in Georgetown, Brooklyn, with his wife Leah, 33, an occupational […]
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Sixty Senior Rabbis Call for End to ‘Evil Crime’ of Live Animal Shipments One of Israel’s most senior rabbis has ruled that anyone buying meat from animals shipped from overseas to Israel for slaughter in cruel conditions is a partner to a crime. In a letter released Thursday by animal […]
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Sixty Senior Rabbis Call for End to ‘Evil Crime’ of Live Animal Shipments One of Israel’s most senior rabbis has ruled that anyone buying meat from animals shipped from overseas to Israel for slaughter in cruel conditions is a partner to a crime. In a letter released Thursday by animal […]
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Sixty Senior Rabbis Call for End to ‘Evil Crime’ of Live Animal Shipments One of Israel’s most senior rabbis has ruled that anyone buying meat from animals shipped from overseas to Israel for slaughter in cruel conditions is a partner to a crime. In a letter released Thursday by animal […]
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Thirsty for Wisdom of the Body, Finding It in Dance Rabbi Hanania Schwartz and Yuval Azoulay covered their heads with yarmulkes and mumbled a blessing before sipping from their water bottles. Then, yarmulkes off, they began to perform a short dance. The excerpt is from “Heroes,” which was performed at […]
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