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Posts Tagged: Jewish ritual slaughter

May 19, 2017 2:39 pm
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Responding to the European Crusade Against Jewish Ritual

It comes as no surprise to me that more European countries are trying to make life difficult for Jews in various ways. But, how should...

May 12, 2017 12:17 pm
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The Drumbeat Against Jewish Ritual in Europe Sounds Once More

JNS.org - This past week, Jewish ritual observance came under attack in both Belgium and Norway. While there is nothing suggesting that the respective moves against...

November 14, 2016 4:20 am
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Kaparot Is Not Protected by Religious Freedom

Several recent legal decisions in the US now prevent the Jewish custom of taking chickens and swinging them above one’s head before killing them on Yom...

October 14, 2016 6:20 am
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The Battle for Kapparot and Jewish Tradition

Over the past few months, animal rights activists in the United States have focused their attention on the pre-Yom Kippur custom of "kapparot." Here in Los...

Culture

Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...

German Festival Cancels Scottish Band’s Concert Due to Its BDS Support

A German arts and music festival announced on Wednesday it was cancelling a concert...

Features

Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power

JNS.org - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel

JNS.org - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...

World

German Intelligence Says Islamists Could Attack With Ricin

A source in Germany's BfV domestic intelligence service said on Wednesday that Islamists could stage an attack in Germany at any time with the lethal toxin ricin. A week ago, a...

Israel

Israel’s Netanyahu Warns of Cyber Risks That Can Down Fighter Jets

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on governments worldwide on Wednesday to join forces to defend against cyber threats that he said could even bring down military and civilian aircraft. Cyber...

Middle East

HRW: Saudi Arabia Arrests More Women’s Rights Activists

Saudi Arabia detained two more women's rights advocates earlier this month and imposed a travel ban on several others in an ongoing crackdown in the conservative Muslim kingdom, Human Rights...

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